Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Degree
An online information technology degree can help you build expertise in core IT concepts, preparing you for IT careers where you design, implement and administer computer-based information solutions. In this ABET accredited program, you'll take several courses in programming language, cloud-based software and security to build a foundation in information technology.
Next start date: 06/29/2022
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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Why should I earn an online information technology degree?
Are you interested in the implementation and maintenance of information solutions that are critical to modern businesses? Information technology graduates who complete this ABET-accredited program develop the following competencies:
- Configuring and managing complex computer and database systems.
- Creating network architectures in cybersecure infrastructures.
- Full stack development.
What is an online information technology degree?
An IT degree helps graduates develop the knowledge and abilities to:
- Manage big data and computer networks in professional contexts.
- Monitor and improve the security of these key technology assets.
From the start of this online information technology degree program, you'll develop a basic grasp of computer programming languages. Then, throughout the IT degree program, you will build knowledge and practical expertise in information systems, networking and security.
How long does it take to get an online information technology degree?
Full-time students can complete a bachelor’s degree in about four years. The Bachelor of Science in information technology degree at Arizona State University is 120 credit hours and can be spread across multiple terms. On average, learners commit about six hours of actual time per credit hour, per week to the program. Each class lasts 7.5 weeks, with a total of 40 classes.
Will my information technology degree say 'online'?
No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.
IFT 103: Operating System Architecture
IFT 166: Introduction to Internet Networking
IFT 200: Information Modeling, Storage and Retrieval
IFT 202: Foundations of Information and Computer System Security
IFT 220: Managing Configurations and Active Directory
IFT 250: Introduction to UNIX Utilities
IFT 266: Network Information Communication Technology
IFT 301: Web Programming for Human Computer Interface
What can you do with an online information technology degree?
Earning an IT degree online can open the doors to a variety of positions tied to the management, oversight, improvement and administration of information systems in the public and private sectors. The overall need for IT professionals continues to grow. Roles common in the IT field include:
Apply to the ASU Online information technology program
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
Earn your IT degree online from one of the best engineering schools in the nation
Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from the U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.
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