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Online Technology Degrees & Certificate Programs

Prepare to pursue industry-recognized certification exams.

Develop your skills in information technology, engineering technology or software information systems by earning a technology degree or certificate.

 

Receive hands-on experience with hardware and software — including the skills needed to pursue relevant tech certifications — with classes starting every 8 weeks.

Build Your Skills with a Technology Degree

Choose a Certificate Program or Degree

Like the industry itself, our tech programs are versatile and diverse. Choose a certificate program, associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree program that matches your interests, or enroll in our Undecided Option¹ to explore a variety of courses before selecting your specialization.

What You’ll Learn

Explore topics such as operating systems, programming, hardware, connectivity and security. You’ll gain a hands-on foundation in tech so you can apply what you’ve learned in class to real-world situations in your current or future job.

Build a Foundation of Interdisciplinary Skills

Our tech programs are anchored with Tech Core, a unique learning path developed by DeVry University. Our strategically designed curriculum, in conjunction with our tech-empowered learning approach, helps you build the skills you’ll need for today’s Internet of Things (IoT) economy.

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Cybersecurity jobs are expected to grow 35% on a national level by 2031 — and tech-savvy professionals are needed to fill the void. Take your ambition to the next level with a scholars program designed to help you build your network, boost your skills and pursue the career you want. 

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Why DeVry?

Complimentary Laptop

You’ll get a complimentary laptop as part of your technology program. It’s our way of investing in your education — and you.

Work With IoT Technologies & Systems

Immerse yourself in the Internet of Things (IoT) world and obtain hands-on experience with IoT, cloud, software and security technologies and systems.

Certification Exam Reimbursement

Several of 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+

Other certifications may also be eligible for reimbursement. Speak to your Student Support Advisor for additional information.

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Learn About Our Hybrid and Online Technology Programs

Our technology degree programs are developed with your goals and schedule in mind. That's why our Information Technology courses are available through either a hybrid or 100% online format.

Hybrid Courses

Hybrid courses are a great option for students who want to combine the flexibility of online learning with the experience of in-person instruction. This allows for a flexible way to balance your daily schedule while taking some classes in person.

Online Courses

Online courses enable you to learn 100% remotely. Online students have access to all the same tools that in-person students do, including experienced faculty and career services support.

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Tech-Powered Learning

Modern healthcare delivery relies on health information technology. Everything from regulations, reimbursement, prescription management and quality assurance is digitized. That’s why DeVry University and our Keller School of Management’s coursework is built with tech-powered learning, which enables modern skill building in our healthcare and digital systems curriculum.

Technology Course Highlights

Our technology programs can help you develop a strong foundation in core IT and business concepts. They’re designed to provide you with real-world applications to solve business and technical problems, while demonstrating leadership, innovation and decision-making skills. Here’s an example of some of the core and specialized coursework you may experience as a tech student.

Principals of Information Security

This course broadly covers the role of information systems security in organizations, including mandatory and discretionary controls, basic cryptography and its applications, security concepts and mechanisms, intrusion detection and prevention, anonymity, privacy and information systems assurance. A variety of information systems controls, security issues related to computers and computer generated data are also covered.

Automation and Control

This course focuses on process controls and automation that utilize hardware, such as microcontrollers and programmable logic controllers (PLCs). Optimization of automation applications is explored.

Converged Networks

This course focuses on the building blocks of existing and emerging networks that carry voice, data and video/imaging through various technologies, and covers concepts related to core switching, edge access, broadband, internet protocol telephony, 5G solutions, presence-enabled communications, adding packet capabilities to circuit-switched networks, security and troubleshooting.

FAQs: Technology Degree & Tech Programs

What is a technology degree?

A technology degree provides you with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in tech-related fields such as computer forensics, cyber security, database management, software programming and more. At DeVry, our technology degree programs not only teach real-world, hands-on skills, but also provide the conceptual framework to help you think critically and apply your technical understanding across business enterprises.

What is the best degree in technology?

The best technology degree is ultimately the one that aligns with your aspirations and career goals. Thankfully, you have multiple options available when it comes to choosing your technology degree or certificate. We offer technology certificate programs, as well as technology degrees at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s levels. For beginners who want to explore how systems are networked together, our Associate Degree in Information Technology and Networking can help you build a foundation of new technology skills. If you are further along in your career and wish to expand your skills, you might consider exploring our Master’s Degree in Information Systems Management or our Master’s Degree in Information Technology Management.

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. Some focus areas include:

  • Web Development
  • Cyber Security
  • Web Game Programming
  • Medical Technology and Healthcare Systems
  • Renewable Energy and Sustainable Power
  • Machine Learning and Design Techniques
  • And More

A technology degree 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 earn an online technology degree?

The amount of time it takes to earn an online technology degree depends on the program you choose, as well as other factors such as how many courses you take per session. For example, at DeVry you can earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and Networking in as little as 2 years and 8 months.3 Some degree and certificate programs can be completed even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

What are some career options in the technology field?

With our on-site or online technology courses, you can prepare for a number of exciting career fields. For example, with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems you can prepare for career options including, but not limited to, computer programmer, computer security specialist, data analyst and database administrator.

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, web game development and beyond.

What technology courses are offered at DeVry?

We offer courses in topics such as Introduction to Engineering Technology, Power Electronics and Alternative Energy Applications and Managerial Applications of Information Technology. Our technology courses are designed to help prepare you to pursue a variety of careers. To see a list of all our 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 have real-world experience in their area of study. 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.

Are technology degree courses available online?

Yes, all of our technology courses are available online. In fact, our technology degrees and certificate programs can be completed 100% online if you choose to do so.

What IT-related graduate programs does DeVry offer?

We offer master’s degree programs in Information Systems Management, Information Technology Management and Network and Communications Management. We also offer a graduate certificate program in Information Security. Learn more about our graduate programs.

Are programming skills needed in IT?

Many IT roles may require programming skills. For example, one course we offer is Introduction to Programming. In this programming course you will learn about the basics of programming, such as variables, expressions, conditionals and functions. These topics provided foundations in coding and scripting, skills essential in the IT field.

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, our 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 IoT (Internet of Things), cloud, software and security technologies and systems with our IoT-based projects.

What is an IoT Project?

Our Internet of Things (IoT) projects are built into your curriculum, allowing you to get hands-on experience with IoT, cloud, software and security technologies and systems.

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

The technology programs that qualify for a complimentary laptop2 include:

The laptop is issued during your second session. 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.

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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 in Engineering Technology and Bachelor’s in Software Development.
2As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate in Cybersecurity and Networking, Associate in Information Technology and Networking, Associate in Engineering Technology, Bachelor’s of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Software Development, Bachelor’s of Engineering Technology, Bachelor’s of Network and Communications Management 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.

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.

Last Updated September 8, 2021