Effective Fall 2021, Penn State Greater Allegheny is pleased to offer the Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology (IT).
This four year degree will prepare students to implement and use information technology to realize a variety of goals within and between all types of organizations and businesses. Examples of those goals include reliability, accessibility, efficiency, cost reduction, and revenue enhancement.
What to Expect
With an option in Business Applications, students are prepared to pursue careers in Information Technology solving business organizational problems with an emphasis on the systems processes and business operations integration.
Students will take courses that focus on:
- Information, People and Technology
- Organization of Data
- Networking and Telecommunications
- Information Security
Graduates in the IT program can find an array of career opportunities that include, but not limited to:
- Application programmers
- Associate systems designers
- Network managers
- Web designers and administrators
- Information systems support specialists
For students who are currently enrolled in the Information Sciences and Technology (IST) major, please review the suggested academic plan.