Information Technology (BS)

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Indiana State’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is your first step toward a career as a network specialist, programmer analyst, technician, or other IT professional.

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Why Earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology at Indiana State?

An information technology degree from Indiana State equips you with essential skills and knowledge for a tech-driven world. IT professionals fill the gap between computer scientists and general users, providing businesses and organizations with critical services while driving advancements in communication, automation, and data management. 

Gain Real-World IT Experience

Indiana State’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology prepares you for a successful career as an IT professional. You will be assigned an advisor to assist you with professional development, career paths, internships and co-ops, and other issues related to your professional growth. Internships and co-ops provide opportunities to earn academic credit, supplement income, and gain valuable work experience—before you graduate.

Learn from Our Excellent Faculty

Courses are taught by faculty members with extensive professional experience.   

The department offers small class sizes, which allows for individual attention from instructors.

Our faculty’s vision is to ensure that you enter the job market with specific skill sets that enable you to launch your career with a well-paid professional position in today’s globalized workplace.

What You’ll Learn in the Information Technology Program

To earn the Information Technology BS, you will complete a core of basic classes in computer science and electronics and computer technology.

The computer science component offers exposure to operating systems, programming languages, computer architecture, databases, networking, cybersecurity, multimedia, artificial intelligence, and software engineering.

Electronics and computer technology study is application-oriented and includes technical content, information, and theory for design, development, and utilization in areas such as electronic circuitry, computer technology, networking, cybersecurity, and other related technologies.

Study in computer science can include database management and data processing, network management, web development.

Upon completion of the program, you will understand the fundamental concepts of information processing and be able to use this knowledge to troubleshoot a multitude of end-user application problems.



Transfer Credit

Indiana State University accepts credit from regionally accredited colleges and universities within the United States, and from selected schools located outside the United States. Credit also may be granted for military training and experience. Previously earned college credit can be applied toward completion of the program per Indiana State's transfer guidelines.

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Career Possibilities for Information Technology Majors

Information technology graduates from Indiana State bring highly valued skills to a growing industry.   Essentially every hospital, commercial business, school, not-for-profit organization, government office and organization, manufacturing company, web-based business or sales company, and computer equipment or related support company has computer systems that require IT professionals who can effectively manage key resources.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects overall employment in computer and information technology occupations to grow by 15% from 2021 to 2031. Not only is there great demand for graduates, but many jobs also command high salaries. 

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Faculty Connection Fosters Professional Development

Dylan Marvel-Groppenbacher, ’20 attributes much of his professional development in Information Technology to his professor and mentor, Dr. Jared Wuerzburger.

Learn more about Dylan’s experience as an Information Technology Major.


Indiana State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission

In addition, the Information Technology undergraduate program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET