Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Details

The online Information Technology (IT) Bachelor's degree program through Excelsior College is designed to be flexible and geared towards developing your career. You'll study with outstanding faculty drawn from some of the nation's leading IT degree programs, while gaining job-ready skills and expertise in IT concentrations such as, information security, network operations and cybersecurity.


Degree Requirements

The online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree requires 120 credit hours.

  • Technology component: 48 credit hours 
  • Arts and sciences: 60 credit hours 
  • Free electives: 12 credit hours 


Online Technical Core Courses 

  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • Operating Systems 
  • Database Concepts 
  • Data Communications and Networking
  • Web Design and Development
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Overview of Computer-Security
  • Project Management
  • System Administration

Fast-Track Degree Completion with Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)

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Institutional Accreditation

Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

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Degree and Concentrations

Information Technology 

Provides overall knowledge in several IT subjects such as, computer security, object-oriented programming, databases, networking and communication, software analysis and design and project management

Information Security

Provides comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of information security and operations. Gain expertise in Nnetwork security, computer forensics,information assurance, cryptography, web security, software analysis and design

Network Operations 

Provides you with critical knowledge and skills to specialize in network operations. Gain job-ready expertise in network systems design,wireless networking technology, telecommunications, network operating systems and project management


Focuses on providing broad coverage on the technical, operational and legal dimensions of Cybersecurity, including Cyberattacks and defenses, computer forensics, cloud computing, Cyberterrorism, secure mobile environments, networking and communications and systems architecture.

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