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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Software Engineering

Whether you’re looking to break into the world of technology or get to the next level, earning a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Software Engineering* from University of Phoenix can be a great way to do it. In addition to developing sought-after critical-thinking skills and invaluable leadership abilities, this technology degree program covers a complete range of software engineering topics including software engineering, operating systems, advanced programming and much more. While earning your IT degree, you’ll get exposure to real-life networking scenarios through hands-on labs and simulations. You’ll also learn from leaders in the field of information technology who have a plethora of real-world experience.

*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with an emphasis in Software Engineering.

What you'll learn

 
 
 

How to customize your degree

Focus your educational journey even further. By adding one of the following areas of focus, you can better tailor your degree to your career, interests and the skills you want to learn.

Make an informed choice

We believe that students and families should be prepared financially for college and understand gainful employment opportunities before starting any program. So we want to ensure you have the information you need to make an informed choice - information like what it will cost, the skills you'll learn through your chosen degree program, and the types of occupations the program prepares you for.

View this program's gainful employment disclosures.

How to afford your degree

Find out how you may be able to lower your out-of pocket expenses and what options may be available to help you fund your education.

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How to get started

Talk with an advisor to learn more about the admissions process and choose your degree program.

The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.

To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.

Core Courses

How to customize your degree

Focus your educational journey even further. By adding one of the following areas of focus, you can better tailor your degree to your career, interests and the skills you want to learn.

Make your work experience count

University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with an advisor to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.

Make your enrollment decision easier with our tuition tool

From finding the right college to finding time for your other work and family responsibilities - we know you have a lot on your mind. That's why we offer the tools you need to better understand your financial commitment and the Finance Advisors who can help you understand your options.

How much will it cost?

Knowing your cost commitment up-front can help you successfully plan for your degree program.

Use our tuition calculation tool

Cash Plan

Review our Cash Plan, which gives you the option to pay course-by-course as you pursue your education.

Scholarships

Scholarships pay for tuition-related expenses and don't need to be paid back. Your advisor can help you find scholarships that you may be eligible for.

Prior Learning Assessment

Learn about how you can fulfill some credit requirements from prior experience, professional training, licenses, certificates and transcripts from previously attended colleges and institutions.

Federal Financial Aid Plan

Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.

Third-party billing

Under the Third-Party Billing Plan, University of Phoenix directly bills an approved employer for a student's tuition. To find out if your company supports direct bill, speak to your human resources department or one of our advisors.

Need more information?

An advisor can help you review your options and choose the one that’s best for you.

How can I use my Military benefits?

Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.

The Federal Military Tuition Assistance Program

With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.

Montgomery GI Bill

At University of Phoenix, you can apply your Montgomery GI Bill®-Active Duty, or your Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve benefits to your educational costs.

Post 9/11 GI Bill

If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits. 

Active Duty Spouse Benefits

As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.

Benefits of this degree program

  • Develop communication skills

    A job in the technology sector is more than just sitting at a computer by yourself—you’ll be communicating with many different people. The communication skills you’ll learn at University of Phoenix will help when you enter the workforce.

  • Meets industry standards

    To provide the best education possible, our curriculum is developed to meet the strict guidelines of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) and Association of Information Systems (AIS).

  • Innovative learning platform

    The College of Information Systems and Technology offers an innovative learning environment complete with simulations and hands-on lab activities.

Is this the right program for you?

Talk to an advisor who specializes in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Software Engineering degree to make sure this program fits your specific needs. You can also get to know University of Phoenix by checking out the Phoenix Prep Center.

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The College of Information Systems and Technology

We understand that technology has changed the way the world does business, the way people receive an education and even the way people communicate.

Industry-qualified faculty

At the College of Information Systems and Technology, we pride ourselves in our experienced faculty members, many of whom hold leadership positions in the IT sector.

Updated curricula

To ensure relevance and curricula that are at the forefront of the industry, our Faculty Advisory Council regularly reviews program content.