BS in Information Technology

Next Start
January 2024
Mixed Mode, Online, In Person
Total Credits
Price per Credit

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Information technology professionals are the backbone of any organization, ensuring all computer systems are running smoothly, and most importantly, securely. This line of study can be applied to a wide range of fields, and skilled IT professionals are highly sought after in the workforce. The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at CityU will give you a strong understanding in all areas of IT. You’ll learn relevant, immediately applicable skills working with faculty who are also practicing professionals.

Courses can be taken online and at your own pace for the flexibility you need, and the program can be completed in as few as two-and-a-half years.

In the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program, you’ll master the technologies and services employed in modern information system environments. You’ll work closely with highly knowledgeable faculty, who are also industry leaders and professionals that can share real-world applications to best prepare you for an IT career.

After covering the fundamentals of computing, you’ll take courses in ethics, information management, project management, programming, and more for a well-rounded education. You’ll also have the benefit of working in our technology laboratories to gain hands-on, practical skills.

The program is self-paced, and courses are available completely online. You can complete this program in just two-and-a-half years.

Learning Outcomes

Throughout the BS in Information Technology program, you’ll learn:

  • Critical thinking processes used to analyze today's business issues and aid identifying rational solutions
  • Human computer interaction (HCI), software design, and computer-supported cooperative work (CSCW)
  • OSI and IP networking models and understanding networking protocols
  • Model of information systems composed of data acquisition, data transport, data manipulation, data storage, and data display
  • Basic operating system concepts and principles
  • Objectives of information security
  • C++ programming language
  • Data, process, and network modeling
  • The social, ethical, and policy dimensions of technology in organizations, schools, and society


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Founded in 1973, City University of Seattle offers over 60 on-site and online programs designed for busy working adults like you. When you enroll at CityU, you will have the support of a community of faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are dedicated to helping you finish your degree and reach your goals.