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Information Technology Major

Grand View offers a fully online Bachelor of Arts in Information Technology (48 credit hours) or a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (57 credit hours). Both programs prepare students for a variety of roles in technology including networking, analyst, programmer and information systems manager.

The Bachelor of Science give students the opportunity to specialize in a particular area, and complete part, if not most, of a stackable certificate in Cloud Application Development, Data Analytics or Project Management.

Both programs have a strong emphasis on skills-based learning, which will prepare students to complete the CompTIA A+, Project Management and Network certifications. Students have coursework in networking and security, coding (Python), SQL, cloud computing, Agile and more. And projects are hands on and geared toward developing job and industry skills.

While this program can be completed entirely online, students can take some in-person, daytime computer sciences classes if they choose.

Why GVU?

  • Course are updated every year to keep up with technology and workplace changes.
  • You will learn with other students from across the country, creating diversity in thought and discussion.
  • You will have access to expert faculty eager to help you succeed.
  • You will create a portfolio of learning to showcase your skills for future employers. 
  • Curriculum is aligned with CompTIA certifications, providing student opportunities to validate their learning via industry verified certifications.

Course Requirements:

BA in Information Technology Course Requirements

BS in Information Technology Course Requirements

Degree Checklists:

BA in Information Technology Degree Checklist

BS in Information Technology Degree Checklist

Did You Know?

Forbes reports a projection that the growth rate for IT jobs will exceed rate for all other fields by a factor of two. In addition, Forbes cites a World Economic Forum Future of Jobs report that projects four million more “digitally enabled roles” in coming years and echoes other projections that most of the fastest growing roles are in IT. Forbes’ reporting also emphasizes the need for lifelong learning and adaptability among IT professionals as well as trends for employers to look beyond technical skills and assess soft skills.