Gain skills for a growing technology field with an IT degree

An information technology degree can be worthwhile due to the rise in machine learning; the collection, storage and analysis of big data; a surge in cyber security threats; and the development of mobile technology. Employment of computer and information technology occupations are projected to continue growing. Choose our accredited university and take just one 5- or 6-week class at a time, and tailor your degree with different focus areas and electives that suit your individual needs.

Students can benefit from both on-campus and online information technology degree programs. The curricula is reviewed by an industry advisory council which includes chief technology officers, vice presidents and IT directors ensuring that the curriculum you’re learning is relevant in the workplace.  Bachelor’s and associate IT degree programs are available in many concentrations and specialties.

Benefit from earning your IT degree online which allows you to study and learn in a comfortable environment and avoid lengthy commutes. Earning your degree online offers you the capacity to further your education while continuing to work in your current job without scheduling conflicts.

 

 

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We offer a number of on-campus and online IT degree programs:

 

ASSOCIATES DEGREES


 

Associate of Arts with a Concentration in Information Technology:

In this program, you’ll learn professional competence and values. The coursework covers a wide range of topics, including information utilization, collaboration, effective communication, critical thinking and problem solving. This program provides the opportunity to specialize through academic certificates aligned to industry certifications in areas like:

  • Desktop support
  • Network support
  • Information assurance & security
  • Programming
  • Cisco networking

 

 

BACHELOR'S DEGREES


 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology:

You’ll learn how to apply fundamental IT concepts to support and improve the internal systems in your organization’s IT department.  This on-campus and online program aligns with industry standards from companies like Oracle, Microsoft, and EC-Council depending on how you customize your program. You’ll also gain insight on implementing effective information systems through systems analysis and design – as well as learning about:

  • Implementation, integration and maintenance for IT applications
  • Databases
  • Networking technologies
  • Project management standards
  • Website development
  • Design and development of computer programs

 


 

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with Associate of Arts Concentration in Information Technology:

Get the credentials that can help you pursue opportunities in the IT field while completing your online information technology degree. With this program, you’ll have the chance to earn an associate’s degree and work in the IT field while completing your bachelor’s degree. You’ll learn about:

  • Implementation, integration and maintenance for IT applications
  • Databases
  • Networking technologies
  • Project management standards
  • Website development
  • Design and development of computer programs

 

MASTER'S DEGREES


 

Master of Information Systems:

Students who graduate with a Master in Information Systems often pursue careers as information systems, data processing or technical services managers. You’ll gain a strong level of knowledge on how to bridge the gap between technology and business management within your organization and community; as well as how to develop and manage information systems within an organization. This program covers a wide array of advanced information technology concepts including:

  • Development of key roles, resources, operation metrics and risk responses needed to implement and maintain information systems
  • Addressing regulations, compliance and security issues within your organization
  • How to generation a vision, direction and strategic purpose for the creation of an information systems project.

 

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DOCTORATE DEGREES


 

Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership/Information Systems and Technology:

Learn how to use business management and leadership skills to lead your organization's technology strategy in this online doctoral program. You’ll learn through challenging inter-disciplinary coursework and craft an original dissertation. Students who graduate from this program often pursue director-level careers running technology departments and creating long-term technological strategies for their organization. You’ll learn:

  • Critical thinking
  • Leadership skills
  • Long-term forecasting
  • Strategic planning
  • Budgeting

 

 

Why Phoenix?

The College of Information Systems and Technology offers relevant, experiential curriculum that coincides with industry trends in cyber security, websites, mobile and software development and cloud technology. Information technology degree classes average fewer than 14 students and are taught by instructors with more than 20 years’ professional experience — with more than 70 percent of instructors having worked for a Fortune 1000 company or subsidiary.

 

Tuition Guarantee

We promise you'll keep the same affordable tuition until you graduate from your degree program. Count on tuition to be as dependable as your education.

Industry alignment

Many of our programs are aligned with the material on industry exams from companies such as EC-Council, Cisco and Microsoft.

Accreditation

University of Phoenix has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor since 1978.

If you have questions about enrollment or about earning your IT degree, please fill out the request for information form and we’ll connect you with an enrollment representative. You’ll have the option to take any class risk-free for three weeks.

Prepare yourself to pursue opportunities in a growing industry. Earn your IT degree online or on campus.

For important information about the educational debt, earnings and completion rates of students who attended this program, visit www.phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment.html.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.