Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
We empower individuals to become passionate, solution‐minded Information Technology professionals by fostering: continuous innovation, research, leadership development, interdisciplinary problem solving, and real‐world experience. Our Bachelor of Science (BS) of Information Technology is a great fit if you are passionate about using computer technology to provide solutions to issues facing individuals, societies, and organizations. Distinct from computer engineering, computer science, and management information systems, our BSIT program focuses on meeting the needs of users within organizational and societal contexts through the selection, creation, application, integration, and administration of computing technologies. Recent graduates hold positions that range from software developer, programmer, and web developer.
The IT + Accelerated programs are elite programs that allow students to get a master's degree along with the BSIT degree. Please contact SoITGrad@ucmail.uc.edu with questions about the IT + Accelerated programs.
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Information Technology Program Criteria.
Our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is offered in both onsite and online options.
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Onsite
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology - Online
We offer several concentrations within the BSIT program:
- Graduates of the IT program will be prepared to gain employment as an IT professional.
- Graduates of the IT program will function effectively as individuals and team members in the workplace, growing into highly technical or project management and leadership roles.
- Graduates of the IT program will pursue life-long learning, and obtain the tools to successfully identify and adapt to ever changing technologies.
- Graduates of the IT program, if they are inclined, will be able to continue their formal education and be accepted to relevant graduate degree programs and succeed in these studies.
Graduates of the program will have an ability to:
- Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
- Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
- Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
- Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
- Identify and analyze user needs and to take them into account in the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing- based systems.