Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Program

Information technology covers a variety of professional disciplines, including software development, systems administration and analysis, network support, web development, cybersecurity, and computer and information research science. A professional with an information technology degree might design and build data communication networks, write and test code for applications and software programs, provide support to users and organizations, or implement security measures to protect computer networks and systems.

The undergraduate program in Information Technology is offered online through the KU Edwards Campus, 12600 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, KS 66213. Students considering this degree option should contact the Information Technology academic success coach on the Edwards Campus (913-897-8539) for advising. An academic success coach will help develop a personalized program plan of study for degree completion.

This program is funded by the Education and Research Triangle initiative.


Professional Opportunities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts job openings in information technology to grow much faster than most occupations, as much as 12 percent by 2028, much faster than the average for all other careers. As IT solutions continue to expand, professionals are needed in nearly every business sector. They may find careers in information security, software development, platform technologies, network and system administration, Web system development, and IT project management.