Designed to develop skill sets that are aligned with industry needs, this online IT bachelor’s degree program offers hands-on lab activities and encourages cross-functional team collaboration and problem-solving of real-world challenges.

Our BS in Information Technology allows you to:

  • Choose from several concentrations, to align with your career goals.
  • Be a part of Walden's diverse learning community.
  • Become familiar with different aspects of the information technology field.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: April 10, 2017

Duration: 48 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 135 quarter credits

Complete our General Program or choose from these concentrations:

  • Application Development, Testing, and Quality Assurance
  • Cyber Security and Forensics
  • Database Administration and Data Center Operations
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Networking and Operations
  • Self-Designed
  • Web and Mobile Applications Development

Course content

This program will allow you to analyze the impact of IT solutions on individuals, organizations, and global society. Course topics include:

  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Database Management Systems
  • Operating Systems Fundamentals and Administration
  • Mobile and Pervasive Technologies
 

More about our BS in Information Technology program

 
  • Career Options

    Our BS in Information Technology program can prepare you to play an important role focusing on information technology infrastructures. Possible job titles include:*

    • IT consultant
    • Database administrator
    • Network engineer
    • Systems analyst
     

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Accreditation

    Accredited-CAC-Web.jpgWalden’s BS in Information Technology is accredited by ABET, the internationally recognized accreditor for college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. This accreditation reaffirms the quality of Walden's information systems and technology programs and support services, as well as its commitment to continuous assessment and improvement.

  • Center of Excellence
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    Walden has been designated by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. This means our programs meet high standards of quality and relevance in information assurance and cyber defense disciplines, helping you prepare for greater career opportunities upon graduation.

  • Entry Requirements

    Admission is considered for adult students who hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. Applicants must also meet one of the following criteria:

    • You are 21 years of age or older.
    • You are less than 21 years of age with 60 quarter credit hours.
    • You are an active member of the military or a veteran with documentation of service.
    • You are concurrently enrolled in an approved partner institution with an articulation agreement with Walden.

    You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the BS in Information Technology program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your BS in Information Technology at Walden?

 
  • NSA Day of Cyber

    Test-drive your future by participating in the free, interactive, and fully automated NSA Day of Cyber.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.

Testimonials

 
 
 

“If you are very focused and determined, you can balance your studies with everything else."

Onuh Victoria | BS in Information Technology Graduate, MS in Information Technology Student