Bachelor’s Degree Specialization in Information Technology.

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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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Cost

$514/Credit
Hour

What You'll Learn

The Information Technology Specialization covers the following:

  • 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
    Use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulation or standards.
  • Information and Cybersecurity Foundations
    Identify common security threats and vulnerabilities such as malware, phishing, spoofing and social engineering.
  • 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
    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

Option 1: Management

Program-Specific Courses

All of:

COMP230 Introduction to Scripting and Database with Lab
NETW202 Introduction to Networking with Lab
NETW204 Introduction to Routing with Lab
NETW206 Introduction to Switching with Lab
NETW208 Introduction to WAN Technologies with Lab
NETW230 Network Operating Systems – Windows, with Lab
SEC280 Principles of Information Systems Security
SEC440 Information Systems Security Planning and Audit
CERT401 Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching Certification Preparation (optional course)

Core Degree Courses

Business Core

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

Management and Technology

BIS245 Database Essentials for Business with Lab
BUSN278 Budgeting and Forecasting
BUSN369 International Business
CIS115 Logic and Design
MGMT404 Project Management
MGMT410 Human Resource Management

Senior Project

BUSN460 Senior Project

Analytics

BIAM300 Managerial Applications of Business Analytics
BIAM400 Applied Business Analytics
BIAM410 Database Concepts in Business Intelligence

General Degree Courses

Communication Skills

ENGL112 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 Sciences3

MATH114 Algebra for College Students
MATH221 Statistics for Decision-Making
SCI228 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

Option 2: Technical Management

Program-Specific Courses

All of:

COMP230 Introduction to Scripting and Database with Lab
NETW202 Introduction to Networking with Lab
NETW204 Introduction to Routing with Lab
NETW206 Introduction to Switching with Lab
NETW208 Introduction to WAN Technologies with Lab
NETW230 Network Operating Systems – Windows, with Lab
SEC280 Principles of Information Systems Security
SEC440 Information Systems Security Planning and Audit
CERT401 Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching Certification Preparation (optional course)

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

BUSN369 International Business
BUSN412 Business Policy
MGMT408 Management of Technology Resources
SEC310 Principles and Theory of Security Management
WGD201 Visual Design Fundamentals
WGD210 Digital Imaging Fundamentals
WGD229 Information Design

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.