College of Business
"Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other." - Bill Gates
The mission of the Information Technology (IT) program is to provide high quality educational opportunities for students interested in pursuing careers in the broad range of fields that support our computer-based society and economy. The Information Technology program is designed to bridge the gap between computer science and management information systems.
The emphasis of the program is on knowledge-based computer and information technology, traditional computer science concepts, as well as more practical topics including programming, applications, networking, systems administration, and the security and management of a variety of computing environments.
This program is also offered 100 percent online in a highly interactive environment, providing options for face-to-face interactions, help sessions and student-oriented schedules. Courses are taught by industry experts, with opportunities to specialize in a domain, including internships with leading local businesses and industries.
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Is an Information Technology (IT) Degree Right for You?
Are you a creative individual who wants to understand the various aspects of Information Technologies (IT)? Do you want to use IT to create new and innovative business models, prevent Cyber crimes or provide service to society? Are you ready to become a global thinker who tackle the challenges of future technologies? If the answer is yes, you are ready for a degree in USFSM’s Information Technology program.
The field of IT is ideal for creative thinkers who enjoy innovative problem solving by learning programming, developing mobile and web applications, designing databases and networks in a secure way. USFSM Information Technology program places students way ahead by making them marketable in a highly competitive market. Students in our program can manage technology projects, create innovative solutions and handle the ever-growing demands of Cybersecurity.
This is a highly interactive, 100 percent online program taught by highly qualified faculty and industry experts offering opportunities for internships with leading local businesses and industries.
Graduates of USFSM’s Information Technology program are qualified to enter highly technical fields and use their individual expertise to solve problems through innovation. Through a broad-based set of electives, IT students are able to tailor their program to satisfy individual preferences and strengths. With this degree from USFSM, graduates will be in high demand, commanding excellent entry level compensations and perks, including substantial signing bonuses.
USFSM IT graduates often begin their careers as:
- Software Developers
- Systems Analysts
- Systems Administrators
- Security Engineers
- Network Engineers
- Quality Assurance Engineers
- Apps and Games Developers
- DB Administrators
- Technology and Project Managers
For more information on future careers and internships, please visit Career Services.
- Admissions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 941-359-4331.
- Faculty Contact: Dr. Sunita Lodwig, email@example.com or 941-359-4669.
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