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Technology Degrees & Programs

With Multiple Technology Programs the Possibilities Are Endless

The fast-paced world of technology is where you want to be. Whether your interest lies with engineering technology, information technology or software information systems, you can find a technology degree program at DeVry University to boost your skills and deepen your understanding. Explore the options available to help you pursue a career of the future. With our flexible programs, you can study online or choose a hybrid model, which is a blend of on-campus and online courses.

Get to know our Technology Degrees

Our technology degree programs are anchored with Tech Core, which means they consist of a strategically designed curriculum to help you build a foundation of the interdisciplinary skills you’ll need for today’s Internet of Things (IoT) economy. You’ll focus on developing a relevant skillset in operating systems, programming, hardware, connectivity and security. This can give you a hands-on foundation in engineering technology, information technology and software and information systems.

Like the industry itself, our technology programs are versatile and diverse. You can choose an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree track that matches your educational needs and interests. As a student, you can also explore all three tech areas of interest before selecting one with our Undecided Option1.

When you pursue a technology degree from DeVry, you benefit from our 85+ year history of innovation through technology. Explore below to learn more about technology programs at DeVry University.

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DeVry’s technology degrees are built with Tech Core. This strategically designed curriculum has a forward, hands-on lab approach to help you develop important interdisciplinary skills. With a career-focused and collaborative approach, these hands-on programs can prepare students for today’s Internet of Things (IoT) environment.

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Why DeVry?

COMPLIMENTARY LAPTOP

As a new student, you’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program2. It’s our way of investing in your education—and you.

It’s portable so you can take it anywhere, powerful enough to run robust applications, and best of all, you can use it for all your classes to optimize your DeVry experience.

PORTABLE IOT KIT

Simulate the Internet of Things (IoT) wherever you are with your Portable IoT Kit*, designed to give you hands-on experience and confidence working with real IoT technologies.

With the full complement of microprocessors and sensors in your kit, you’ll build elementary IoT devices, integrate them into cloud-based server systems and develop skills needed for today’s IoT economy.

*The Portable IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.

CERTIFICATION EXAM REIMBURSEMENT

Our Tech programs are designed with industry-recognized certifications in mind. Qualified students may receive up to a $300 reimbursement for the cost of one exam attempt across a wide range of certifications:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Linux+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • Microsoft Technology Associate - Python


Others may be applicable as well. Speak with your professor for more info.

Technology Degree Coursework Preview

DeVry University's technology degrees can help you develop a strong foundation in core IT and business concepts. Our programs are designed to provide students with the use of real-world applications to solve business and technical problems, and demonstrate leadership, innovation and decision-making skills. The following represents some of the core and specialized coursework our technology students may experience.

Program and course availability vary by location. Some courses, including those required for some specializations, may be available online only.

Introduction to Business Technology

This course introduces business and the environments in which businesses operate. Students examine the roles of major functional areas of business and interrelationships among them. Organizational theories and techniques are examined. Economic, cultural, political and technological factors affecting business organizations are evaluated as well.

Principals of Information Security

This course provides a broad overview of information systems security in organizations. Topics include security concepts and mechanisms, mandatory and discretionary controls, basic cryptography and its applications, intrusion detection and prevention, information systems assurance, and anonymity and privacy. Various types of controls used in information systems, as well as security issues surrounding the computer and computer-generated data, are also addressed.

Electronics Circuits and Devices with Lab

This three-course sequence is designed to introduce and expand on students’ knowledge of electrical circuit analysis, and electronic circuit analysis and design. Emphasis is on AC analysis of circuits consisting of passive elements. The coursework incorporates techniques such as total impedance and phasor diagrams. Rectifiers and power supply circuits are also covered.

Converged Networks

Focused on the foundations for current and emerging networks that deliver voice, data, and video/imaging through various technologies, this course explores core switching, broadband, edge access, Internet protocol telephony, adding packet capabilities to circuit-switched networks, 3G solutions, presence-enabled communications, and security and troubleshooting.

 

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FAQS: Technology Degree & Programs


What is a technology degree?

A technology degree provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in technology in fields such as computer forensics, cyber security, database management, software programming and more. A technology degree not only teaches real-world, hands-on skills, but also provides the conceptual framework for students to think critically and apply their technical understanding across business enterprises.


What is the best degree in technology?

The best technology degree is the one that most directly aligns with a student’s career ambitions. Thankfully, there are many options to choose from. At DeVry, we offer technology degrees at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree levels, as well as certificate programs. If you are just starting off in your career and are interested in how systems are networked together, then DeVry’s Associate Degree in Network Systems Administration could be a good fit. If you are further along in your career and want to build your knowledge of managing complex information systems, then DeVry’s Master’s Degree in Information Systems Management could be for you.


What majors are there for technology?

Technology touches virtually every aspect of the workforce and economy today, and consequently there are many degree specializations to choose from. Those focus areas include web development, digital communications, cyber security, web game programming, network administration and more. A technology major can provide both the technical and communication skills that can be applied to your career now and in the future.


How long does it take to get an online technology degree?

The amount of time it takes to earn a technology degree depends on the school and the degree level. For example, at DeVry you can earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and Networking in as little as two years and eight months3. A Master’s Degree in Information Technology Management from DeVry takes two years and two months to complete. Some technology degrees can be earned even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.


What are some career options in the technology field?

With one of our on-site or online technology degrees, you can prepare for a number of exciting career fields. You can be confident that the tech-enabled, real-world skills you’ll develop in any of our technology programs can prepare you with a solid foundation in a variety of important topics.

For example, with a degree in engineering technology – computers, you can prepare for career options such as application engineering, manufacturing, software engineering and more. And with a degree in engineering technology - electronics, you can gain the skills to help prepare you to pursue a future as a test engineer, electronics technician, computer systems analyst and more.


What can I learn in the Technology Area of Study?

These courses within our technology programs span a broad range of topics related to information technology, computer science, network systems and more. Your particular coursework will depend on the field of study you choose as well as any degree specialization you pursue. Examples of core learning areas for technology students can range from database development and analysis, to information systems security, to web game development and beyond.


What technology courses are offered at DeVry?

With courses ranging from Introduction to Engineering Technology, Power Electronics and Alternative Energy Applications, and Managerial Applications of Information Technology, DeVry has technology courses designed to help prepare students for a variety of careers. To see a list of our all technology course offerings, along with descriptions, visit our technology courses page.


How will DeVry professors teach my technology courses?

Our technology professors know tech like hardware, software and equipment because they're techies themselves. They're determined to deliver working knowledge today to help you make a difference in the tech world of tomorrow. Through a hands-on approach rooted in real-world methods, your professors will give you an in-depth look at what today’s tech professionals need to know to be successful.


Are technology degree courses available online?

Yes, many technology courses are offered online. In fact, the option to earn a technology degree online is offered by both of the associate degree and bachelor’s degree programs.


What IT-related graduate programs does DeVry offer?

Once you earn your bachelor's degree, you may find you're ready to advance your education even further. Whether you're interested in earning a Master's Degree in Information Systems Management or Network & Communications Management through DeVry's Keller Graduate School of Management, our graduate degree programs help you develop a valuable edge in the world of computer science and technology management.


Would programming be considered IT?

Yes. One of the courses that you will take when you earn an IT associate degree is Introduction to Programming. In this programming course you will learn about the basics of programming, such as variables, expressions, conditionals and functions.


With your computer networking degree, does DeVry take a more hands-on approach or do they focus more on concepts?

Our computer networking degree courses offer a combination of concepts and hands-on learning. For example, the Bachelor’s Degree in Network and Communications Management program at DeVry delves into how to design, build, install and manage data communication systems; as well as how to create backup, security and redundancy measures for sensitive information. Students also gain hands-on experience with DeVry’s IoT (internet of things) Kit, which offers real-world application of IoT technologies.


What is a portable IoT kit?

DeVry’s Internet of Things (IoT) Kit4 is designed to provide you with hands-on learning of IoT technologies. The kit includes a full complement of microprocessors and sensors – all of which are used in our Tech Core classes. With your kit, you will gain experience building IoT devices and integrating them into cloud-based server systems. The goal is to help you develop the skills needed for today’s IoT economy.


If I am taking networking classes from DeVry University, will I be able to get a complimentary laptop?

The programs that qualify for a complimentary laptop2 include:

The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. It’s our way of investing in your education —and you. It’s portable enough to carry to class. Powerful enough to run robust applications. And intended to optimize your DeVry experience. Best of all, you can use it for all of your classes, not just for your technology courses.

Certain restrictions apply.


Tech-Empowered Learning

Technology is always evolving. Whether you’re interested in engineering technology, information technology or computer information systems, you will need an education that keeps up with the field. DeVry’s technology degrees offer tech-empowered learning, which enables you to create and build projects utilizing some of the latest hardware and software.

Everything you need to manage student life is on our online hub, DeVryYOU. E-tutoring, online textbooks and virtual peer collaboration is all at your fingertips. You can even access DeVryYOU through our mobile app.

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1The following programs include an Undecided Option: Associate in Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems, Bachelor’s of Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s in Software Development.
2One complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Software Development, Bachelor’s of Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s of Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.
3Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment
4The Portable IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.