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Start your career in a cutting-edge industry

Our online technology degrees prepare you for the growing field of IT, including prep for industry-recognized certification exams. Specialize in cybersecurity, information technology and more and grow your career with the future of tech.

Learn more about the online associate, bachelor's and master's degrees in information technology at University of Phoenix.

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Why earn your technology degree with us?

From Information technology to Cybersecurity, we offer a wide range of degrees. Many of our programs align with industry certification exams being offered by leading organizations, such as the International Council of E-commerce Consultants (EC-Council). So, you’re always learning up-to-date skills that are used in the industry daily.

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When you pursue your information technology degree with us, you’ll take one, 5-week course at a time to help you stay on track with school, work, and your busy schedule. You can also check to see if your existing industry certifications can be assessed for potential credit toward your degree.

Gain skills to enter the growing field of technology

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Transfer your credits

Your eligible transfer credits could help you earn your bachelor’s degree faster and for less. See if any of your prior eligible college credits and relevant work and life experiences can lead to potential time-and-money-saving credits toward your technology degree.

Award-winning programs

We received the 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Academic Circle of Excellence Award by EC Council for our contributions to education in secure computing, network defense, ethical hacking, and CISO level leadership.

Customize your information technology degree

With 19 technology degrees that align to 63 careers, tailor your degree with elective options in leading IT fields like cybersecurity, software development, and networking.

Institutional Accreditation

University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, since 1978.

Earn career-relevant skills in weeks – not years

Get value from your education before you even graduate. Update your resumé and LinkedIn profile with learned skills when you complete every 5- or 6-week course in our associate, bachelor's and master's programs.

Build skills on your way to your degree

Meet your college deans

Our college deans focus on developing a career-relevant curriculum. They bring industry experience to the classroom and lead a faculty of academic professionals with one goal in mind—to help you earn the skills you need to pursue your career.

Kathryn Uhles, Dean

Kathryn Uhles, MSP, MIS

Dean, College of Business and Information Technology

J.L. Graff, Associate Dean

J.L. Graff, MBA

Associate Dean, College of Business and Information Technology

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How to apply

We're with you every step of the way

Set your goals

Select your technology degree, course or certificate.

Begin online application

Complete your application on your own or with the help of an enrollment representative.

Start school

Register for class and get ready for the first day of school.

Frequently asked questions

Depending on which degree option you’re pursuing, and how many credits you’re eligible to transfer towards your degree program, the time to complete your degree ranges from less than two to four years. 

  • Associate of Arts with a concentration in Information Technology: approximately 2 years 
  • Associate of Science in Cybersecurity: approximately 2 years 
  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity: approximately 4 years 
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology: approximately 2 years 
  • Bachelor of Science in Security Management: approximately 4 years 
  • Master of Information Systems: approximately 2 years 
  • Doctor of Management: approximately 4 years 

With our technology degree programs, you can apply your elective tracks to a select certificate so you can earn it, and a degree, at the same time.

For example, you can pursue your Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree while earning a Cloud Computing Certificate. There are currently eight certificate options to choose from at the bachelor level, with additional options being added throughout the year.

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They help ensure you’re up to speed with relevant information and prepared to take national industry certification exams.

Compare industry alignments by program (PDF)

If you already have industry certifications, you can have them assessed for potential credit towards your degree. Once you’re enrolled at the University, simply send us copies of ones that may qualify for credit. The process is free and you’ll find out if you’ve been awarded credit in days.

Eligible certifications are offered through:

  • (ISC)2
  • Apple©
  • Cisco©
  • CompTIA©
  • EC-Council
  • Microsoft©

Apple is a registered trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Cisco is a registered trademark of Cisco Technology Inc., and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and certain other countries.

CompTIA is a registered trademark of Computing Technology Industry Association Inc.
Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the U.S.

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