Information Technology Management
Bachelor of Science
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management focuses on the problem-solving skills and techniques needed to provide computer-based solutions to practical problems. You’ll be taught how to develop and communicate technological solutions, manage systems operations, improve and evaluate products, provide customer support, and facilitate technology transfer in both the public and private sectors. You’ll also learn to apply ethical judgments and critical thinking to assess the impact of information technology on contemporary social, political, and economic issues. This bachelor’s degree program prepares you for a broad range of IT positions in multiple fields, such as a programmer analyst, systems analyst, database analyst, information systems analyst, network analyst, security analyst, security risk assessor and manager, project manager, or computer resource manager.
The curriculum for this online program is reviewed by an advisory council of industry experts for relevancy to today’s marketplace. Course topics include:
- Ebusiness principles, concepts, and planning
- Programming fundamentals using Python
- Database management systems and technology advancements
- Management information systems and development
- Local Area Network (LAN) concepts and technologies
- IT security risk management and MS Word
- Computer information systems, procedures, and components
- Internet concepts and technology
- Information technology project management and MS Project
Some courses in this program meet the topical requirements for CompTIA Project+ Certification, the MS Office Word 2013 Certification, and the Internet Business Foundations curriculum of the CIW Foundations Certification.
Note: Some courses in this program have additional laboratory course materials that are not covered by our undergraduate book grant. View the Materials Cost information below for details.
In addition to the institutional and degree level learning objectives, graduates of this program are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
- Interpret fundamental computer science concepts and use computer applications to enhance productivity.
- Integrate the theory and practice of information technology with the fundamental principles of business enterprise management, finance, operations, strategic planning, and marketing.
- Examine the influences of technology on the conduct of business operations, the rise of e-commerce, the globalization of business, and the increase in telecommuting.
- Apply the principles of information technology management in a modern organization.
- Identify the prevailing legal principles and issues associated with information technology the workplace and in society at large.
- Appraise the principles and practices of database systems, local area networks, information systems, information security, and information technology project planning.
- All undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e. GED).
- New undergraduate students may be asked to complete our College Readiness Assessment (ADMN100). If you have successfully completed 9 or more hours of college credit, you may reach out to your admission representative to inquire about waiving this requirement.
- If you have previous college experience, you will be asked to submit your transcripts from previous schools where you earned academic credit.
- There is no fee to complete our admission application. View steps to apply.
Selecting the right program to meet your educational goals is a key step in ensuring a successful outcome. If you are unsure of which program to choose, or need more information, please contact an admission representative at 877-777-9081 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Software and/or lab equipment required for some courses in this program must be purchased at the student’s expense, and are not included in the undergraduate book grant.
Estimated course materials for this program are $621. You can view the materials required for individual courses in the ecampus under your Academic Plan.
Military-Affiliated Students* = $250/credit hour
All Other Students = $270/credit hour
*To help minimize out-of-pocket costs, we offer a tuition grant for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans that caps undergraduate tuition at the military TA limit. See all military-affiliated student benefits.
Paying for School
As an accredited university, we accept the following forms of financial aid and payments:
Ways to Save
Undergraduate Book Grant
Ebooks are provided at no cost if you are enrolled in undergraduate courses for credit. The undergraduate book grant is estimated to save $500 per academic semester if you are registered as a full-time student.
Accelerate your degree completion by taking full advantage of our transfer credit options, including credit for your previous college courses, military service schools, American Council on Education (ACE) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests, and prior learning experiences.
The university has educational partnerships with many employers and associations. Be sure to accurately enter your employer information when you complete our admissions application. Your employer might also offer a tuition reimbursement plan as one of your benefits.