Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Bachelor's Degree

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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Accreditation: Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Your IT skills have taken you this far. Our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is designed to help you leverage that experience and prepare you for your next step, sooner. Transfer eligible credits you already have and potentially earn even more credits for your existing IT industry certifications and work experience. Then, customize your program with elective tracks and certificates in Cyber Network Defense, Advanced Networking and more. See the full list of options in the Specializations section.

You'll learn how to:

  • Design network and cloud infrastructure
  • Develop databases for storage, retrieval and use of data
  • Secure computer systems from damage, unauthorized use and exploitation

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4 years

Approx. Program Length

120

Total Credits

$398 info

Cost per Credit

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Format

Begin September 15, 2020

Register by: September 9, 2020

Start when you're ready

You have 8-10 opportunities a year to begin.

Accreditation: Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

In a competitive field like IT, skills alone will only take you so far. Which is why our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) goes a step further by preparing you to sit for the kind of industry certification exams that can set you apart from the pack. And, since you’re only taking one course at a time, your BSIT won’t get in the way of your busy life.

You'll learn how to:

  • Design network and cloud infrastructure
  • Develop databases for storage, retrieval and use of data
  • Secure computer systems from damage, unauthorized use and exploitation

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Program details

Courses

Course length:

5 weeks


Total credits required:

120


Max. number of transfer credits:

90

Requirements and prerequisites

You’ll need 120 credits to complete this program. These may be earned through a combination of required and elective courses. Required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits. View general requirements 

Transfer credits and relevant work experience

Earn your degree faster. Transfer eligible college credits or apply to receive potential college credits for any relevant industry or professional certifications you’ve earned from companies such as CompTIA, Microsoft or EC-Council. Industry certifications may help you get credits waived at no additional cost to you. Contact an enrollment representative at 844.YES.UOPX for more information.

Industry review

Our Industry Advisory Council, comprised of experienced technology leaders, meets regularly to help ensure our educational programs are up to date and aligned with current and emerging industry trends. This is just one more way a University of Phoenix® BSIT degree can help you develop the skills you’ll need in the technology world.

Core courses

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Information Systems Fundamentals cis207
3
Cyber Domain cyb100
3
Foundations Of Security cyb110
3
Algorithms And Logic For Computer Programming prg211
3
Object-oriented Scripting Language cyb130
3
Infrastructure Administration cyb205
3
Data Programming Languages dat210
3
Fundamentals Of Networking ntc362
3
Data Structures For Problem Solving dat305
3
Fundamentals Of Business Systems Development bsa375
3
Intro To Software Engineering bsa385
3
Project Planning And Implementation cmgt410
3
BSIT Capstone bsa425
3
 

Careers & Outcomes

Projected job growth:

11%

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

Specialize your BSIT

You may be able to specialize your BSIT degree with one of three certificate options, which allow you to take specialized courses early in your program. The certificate you earn will be an additional credential, helping you move toward your career goals even before you graduate.

What can you do with a bachelor of information technology?

A BSIT can help prepare you to be a:

  • Computing services director
  • Information systems director
  • Information systems manager
  • Information systems supervisor
  • Information technology director
  • Information technology manager
  • Management information systems director
  • Technical services manager

Networking opportunities

Access powerful networking tools through our PhoenixLinkTM career services platform. Take advantage of personal career coaching. Search and apply for jobs, or make your resumé visible to employers. And connect with employers and alumni through career fairs and mixers. It’s all about connections. And we help you make them.

Learning outcomes

Along with the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, students who graduate from the College of Information Systems and Technology should gain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes students will possess upon completion of the program of study. By the time you complete your Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, you should be able to perform these learning outcomes.

 
 

Accreditation

The goal of accreditation is to ensure that education provided by institutions of higher education meets acceptable levels of quality. Accreditation is your assurance the University meets quality standards.

Institutional accreditation

Regional accreditation is an institution-level accreditation status granted by one of six U.S. regional accrediting bodies. Accreditation by more than one regional accrediting body is not permitted by the U.S. Department of Education.

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), hlcommission.org. Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

What sets us apart?

When you choose our Bachelor of Science in IT, you can:

Learn from IT pros

Taught by faculty with an average of 26 years of experience in industry roles, including CEOs, CIOs and IT directors, our programs integrate real-world IT principles.

Finish your degree faster

Transfer eligible college credits or apply to have relevant industry certifications evaluated for potential credit.

Prepare for your career

Gain IT skills through courses that align with national certification exams from CompTIA, EC-Council and Microsoft.

Take the next step

It’s time to let your education prepare you for the next phase of your career. You’ve got the will. And, by taking one course at a time toward a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree, you’ve got the way.

Call 844.YES.UOPX for more details.