Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
All businesses rely on information systems and technology to be successful and efficient. This growing field requires specialists who can help organizations keep up with the continually changing digital landscape, and that’s what South University delivers.
Our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree provides a strong foundation in computer programming, database design, network design, information security and the use of information technology to address business needs. Students can choose between three IT specializations – Comprehensive, Cybersecurity or Management – focusing on one particular interest or obtaining a broad skillset across disciplines. A broad range of electives is also available with whatever specialization you choose. Either way, our case studies and hands-on projects can help you develop the communication skills, critical thinking and technical competencies to be competitive in today’s technology-dependent workplace.
Focused and Flexible
At South University, our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program can prepare you to pursue in-demand technology careers and industry certifications. Our courses allow you to get extensive hands-on practice through comprehensive virtual labs and are built to develop the communication skills, critical thinking and technical competencies required for today’s workplace. You’ll also have the opportunity to choose between three IT specializations.
Find the Right IT Specialization for You
●Comprehensive: In this specialization, you can explore database development and administration, information systems security, multimedia and web development, and network administration and management. Work to develop key IT competencies across the board, so that you can gain the flexibility to pursue a wide range of career opportunities upon graduation.
●Cybersecurity: The demand for IT experts who can operate, maintain, protect and defend organizational assets is growing.* Designed to prepare you for these essential roles, our Cybersecurity specialization follows the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework (CWF) guidelines and aligns with professional certification best practices. All Cybersecurity courses include virtual lab activities.
●Management: IT Management professionals play a vital, strategic role in modern enterprises. This track helps you to develop IT skills essential for planning and implementing reliable IT in organizations. Our technology management focus and business emphasis together also prepare you to exercise a leadership role within the IT department of an organization upon graduation.
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