Information technology is a multifaceted domain that encompasses the management and utilization of technology to support various functions within organizations and society as a whole. It plays a pivotal role in modern-day operations and requires a deep understanding of technology concepts and practices, making it a critical enabler for organizations in today's increasingly technology-driven world.

Program Benefits

The Information Technology major is designed to prepare students for employment involving information management, user experience design and platform technologies. It covers fundamental and advanced information technology topics to prepare graduates for joining the information technology workforce or starting and successfully completing a master’s degree in information technology or related fields. Hands-on laboratories are an essential component of the program, where students put their classroom knowledge into practice.

Career Options

Graduates of the program will be prepared to join the workforce as:

  • software engineers
  • software developers
  • web developers
  • network/database administrators
  • IT technicians
  • IT project managers
  • cybersecurity analysts

For more detailed career information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and the courses offered toward the degree.

Information Technology, B.S.

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Computer Science at (773) 442-4720.

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