Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Information Technology

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Our Bachelor’s Degree with a Specialization in Information Technology introduces you to digital foundations that support modern business and the consumer marketplace. From cloud computing and big data storage to mobile applications and computing networks, you can learn about technical solutions used to address organizational problems. You’ll also discover how to plan and manage IT infrastructure, and how to apply cybersecurity measures to protect systems from vulnerabilities.

When completing the Information Technology Specialization on campus, you can finish ready to test for industry-recognized certifications such as the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification. This is an industry-recognized certification that shows your commitment to future hiring managers. As a student enrolled in our Information Technology Specialization, you can also take advantage of our Certification Prep courses at no tuition charge.

The Information Technology Specialization can be earned as a part of the Bachelor’s in Technical Management degree program.


Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Bachelor's Degree in Business with Information Technology Specialization in as little as 2 years + 8 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.

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What You'll Learn

This specialization in Information Technology covers the following through our tech-empowered leaning approach:

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    Information Technology Administration & Management

    Understand business and management principles involved in IT infrastructure, information security, cyber-security, strategic planning, and resource allocation.
  • determining compliance with standards icon

    Determining Compliance with Standards

    Use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulation or standards.
  • information and cybersecurity foundations icon

    Information and Cybersecurity Foundations

    Identify common security threats and vulnerabilities such as malware, phishing, spoofing and social engineering.
  • network fundamentals icon

    Network Fundamentals

    Gain working and certifiable knowledge of basic networks, routing and switching essentials, scaling networks, connecting and securing networks, and small network configuration, troubleshooting and management.
  • computing skills icon

    Computing Skills

    Explore operating systems, basic coding techniques and ways to use software packages to analyze business problems.

Accreditation Matters

Accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with an Information Technology Specialization may consider careers such as:

  • IT Project Manager

  • Entry Level IT Security and Support Specialist

  • Junior Systems Administrator

  • Junior Network Security Analyst

Program-Specific Courses

All of:

CEIS101C Introduction to Technology and Information Systems
CEIS106 Introduction to Operating Systems
CEIS110 Introduction to Programming
CEIS114 Introduction to Digital Devices
NETW191 Fundamentals of Information Technology and Networking
NETW211 Fundamentals of Cloud Computing
NETW260 Intermediate Information Technology and Networking I
NETW270 Intermediate Information Technology and Networking II
SEC285 Fundamentals of Information Systems Security
SEC440 Information Systems Security Planning and Audit

Core Degree Courses

Business Core

ACCT212 Financial Accounting
BIS155 Data Analysis with Spreadsheets with Lab
BUSN319 Marketing
BUSN115 Introduction to Business and Technology
COMP100 Computer Applications for Business with Lab
MGMT303 Principles of Management

Management and Technology

BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
MGMT404 Project Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Electives4

Two of:

ACCT360 Managerial Accounting
BIAM110 Introduction to Business Analytics
BUSN379 Finance
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources

Five of:

BUSN278 Budgeting and Forecasting
BUSN369 International Business
BUSN412 Business Policy
GSCM206 Managing Across the Supply Chain
MGMT410 Human Resource Management
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL1125 Composition
ENGL135 Advanced Composition

Humanities1

ETHC445 Principles of Ethics
LAS432 Technology, Society and Culture

Social Sciences

ECON312 Principles of Economics
SOCS1852 Culture and Society

Mathematics and Natural Sciences

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI2286 Nutrition, Health and Wellness with Lab

Additional General Education Selection

SPCH275 Public Speaking

Personal and Professional Development

CARD405 Career Development
COLL148 Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving

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*Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. This accreditation applies to the Bachelor's of Business Administration and the Bachelor's of Technical Management.
1Students enrolled at a Pennsylvania location must take HUMN451 as part of this requirement.
2Students enrolled at a Nevada location must take POLI332 as part of this requirement or the General Education Option. 
3Ohio residents enrolled as online students, and students enrolled at an Ohio location, must take an additional natural sciences course from those with prefixes BIOS, PHYS, or SCI as part of this requirement.
4Students enrolled at a New Jersey location must take 55 semester-credit hours of general education coursework. Fifteen semester-credit hours of general education coursework may be applied to the Electives course area.
5Students enrolled at a New Jersey location take ENGL108 in lieu of this course. 
6Students enrolled at a New Jersey location may take  PHYS204 or SCI200 to fulfill this requirement.

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.