Information Technology Degrees
Information Technology programs span a broad range of subjects, including software, systems engineering, intelligent systems, security, Web services, network systems, interactive media, management, knowledge management, embedded systems, databases, and gaming technology. Most programs are based on current market demand for specialized technology employees. In addition to computer knowledge, programs typically feature collaborative learning and development of more general, professional-oriented communication skills.
Graduates of these programs have a practical understanding of information technology. They have well-developed synthetic and analytic thought processes. They have a practical understanding of various methods and modules used in the field. They have a comprehensive view of the history, philosophy, and economy related to information technology. They understand risk tolerance and risk management. They know how to validate and test new techniques in order to develop new systems.