Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

The Bachelor of Science in information technology provides you with the expertise to design, select, implement and administer computer-based information solutions. 

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 40

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 120

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Want to be the individual who is responsible for designing, selecting, implementing, and managing computer-based information solutions? The information technology graduate can design and create effective solutions to today’s knowledge-based problems within a cybersecure environment. Graduates have the ability to: create network architectures within a cybersecure infrastructure, configure and administer complex computer and database systems; evaluate networks using cybersecure tools and techniques; and, design and process interactive information management solutions, including big data applications. Students will create a project solution most every semester and hone team and presentation skills. In addition to selecting a primary focus area, (networking and security, information management, or enterprise computing) students will be able to spend the last two semesters developing and demonstrating a project-based solution to an information technology centric challenge.

Once you begin upper division courses, you will select six courses from one of three available tracks: (1) Networking and Computer System Security: Network Security and Administration, which includes courses such as Internet Networking Architecture and Control, Security Architecture, and Socket Programming; (2) Information Systems: Information systems includes SQL programming, Database Architectures including Big Data, and API programming; and (3) Enterprise Computing: Internet structures within the Enterprise and managing Enterprise development. The Information Technology, B.S. program at Arizona State University is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Student enrollment and graduation data are available at engineering.asu.edu/factbook/data.

Featured Courses


IFT 103: Operating System Architecture


IFT 166: Introduction to Internet Networking


IFT 200: Information Modeling, Storage and Retrieval


IFT 202: Foundations of Information and Computer System Security


IFT 220: Managing Configurations and Active Directory


IFT 250: Introduction to UNIX Utilities


IFT 266: Network Information Communication Technology


IFT 301: Web Programming for Human Computer Interface


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Computer Network Administrator


Growth: 6.1 %
Salary: $81,100

Computer Network Analyst


Growth: 6.5 %
Salary: $104,650

Computer Network Technician


Growth: 8.3 %
Salary: $62,340

Computer Systems Analyst


Growth: 9.1 %
Salary: $88,270

Database Administrator (DBA)


Growth: 11.5 %
Salary: $87,020

Information Security Analyst


Growth: 28.5 %
Salary: $95,510

Security Manager


Growth: 8 %
Salary: $105,610

Prestigious faculty

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.

Prestigious faculty

Of the 320+ faculty members in Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering, the majority have been honored with the highest awards in their fields. Faculty milestones include:

  • Nobel laureate.
  • National Academy of Engineering members.
  • National Academy of Sciences members.
  • National Academy of Inventors members.
  • National Academy of Construction members.
  • More than 55 Young Investigator Awards received in the last 10 years.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

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Each student is fully supported on their path to success in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. We have received peer-reviewed programmatic honors from the U.S. News & World Report and provide students with a rich learning environment.

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