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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Bachelor's degree

4 years

Approximate Program Length


Total Credits


Cost per Credit

Online & campus


Start when you're ready

Register by: Feb 8, 2023

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 Software Developer and more. See the full list of options in the Specializations section.

  • Business Process

  • Cybersecurity

  • Information Systems

  • Operations

  • Systems Analysis

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A degree built around skills employers want

We know what skills employers want, because we did our homework.

We worked with labor market researchers to align in-demand skills with our program to ensure you have the opportunity to learn and demonstrate them in your coursework.

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Skills-aligned program




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Weeks per course


Courses per year


Both the on-campus and online Bachelor of Information Technology feature the same courses, and your academic counselor will help you schedule them.

If you are located in Phoenix, this program may be offered as Blended. This means you’ll start at the Phoenix campus to complete your general education courses, and then transition to online learning for your core program courses.

What you'll learn

When you earn your bachelor of information technology online or on campus, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.

You'll learn how to: 

  • Apply key principles of systems analysis and design to selected business processes within the organization in order to implement effective information systems.
  • Design selected network and cloud infrastructures that will comply with key requirements of accepted industry best practices to improve organizational network operation.
  • Design and develop key database models aligning with business requirements for storage, retrieval and use of data.
  • Implement cybersecurity solutions that comply with global governance best practices.
  • Demonstrate an ability to evaluate, design, and implement application programs to meet business processes.

Careers & Outcomes

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a bachelor of information technology?

A BSIT can help prepare you to be a:

  • Information technology director
  • Information systems director
  • Information systems supervisor
  • Information systems manager
  • Information technology manager


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2021 and 2031.

BLS projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.



Paying for school

Tuition Guarantee

Affordable, Fixed Tuition


Cost per credit

Lock in the peace of mind that comes with fixed, affordable tuition. You’ll enjoy one flat rate from the moment you enroll until the day you graduate from your program. That’s your Tuition Guarantee.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved $11k and 1 year on their undergraduate degree.

We’ve expanded our $1M scholarship commitment

Our scholarships aren’t just for the chosen few. We’ll help you understand which scholarships you may qualify for, worth up to $3,000.

Credit transfer made easy

Earn your degree faster, and for less, with eligible transfer credits.

Get credit for what you already know

Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.


Your prior credits can cover up to 75% of your bachelor’s degree to help you graduate in as little as a year.

Enrollment representatives are ready to help

Need some help?

Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week.

Student Experience

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Phoenix provides support and resources for busy students

Accreditation & Faculty

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional Accreditation

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

real-world faculty


Average years of industry experience


Chief Technology Officers


Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Stephanie Benoit-Kurtz

Faculty Spotlight

We don’t know what the field is going to look like three years from now. We just know the threats are growing exponentially. We have to prepare the workforce to be prepared to take on those threats.

Stephanie Benoit-Kurtz
Faculty, College of Business & IT

What our students say

Taking one class at a time to get my degree, helped me focus on the coursework we were doing throughout the five weeks.

Wendy R.
BSIT, 2017

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science


Bachelor of Science of Data Science


Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity​



Frequently asked questions about the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree

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An information technology degree at the bachelor’s level prepares you for roles in the growing IT industry including:

  • Computer Systems Analyst -national median salary $77,620-$126,780, 25th-75th percentile from BLS.
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers -national median salary $122,820 - $198,750, 25th-75th percentile from BLS.

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*While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.