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Bachelor’s in Information Technology, BS

Bachelor’s in Information Technology

Drive Organizational IT Solutions

Ready to leverage the latest computer technologies to make the most of your organization’s IT resources? With an online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Lindenwood University, you can play a key role in managing your organization’s computer network capabilities and digital presence.   

This 100% online information technology degree can prepare you for complete oversight of organizational IT operations through one of two concentration paths: Applications Development or Networking. An online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology not only prepares you to optimize your organization’s digital footprint, but you also have the flexibility to complete your Bachelor of Science in IT online in just two years—learning at your own pace!  

Program at a Glance

2-4 years

Duration

120

Credit Hours

$495

Cost Per Credit

100%

Online

Awards & Recognitions

Top Ranked
Best Online Information Technology Degree Programs of 2024

With this online info tech degree program, you can develop skills in accessing, building, and manipulating computer data to help you excel in your field through a software development bachelor’s degree with applications development concentration. In the bachelor’s degree in mobile application you’ll explore topics including secure software, applications in multi-tiered web programming, database implementation, and systems analysis. This application development IT degree online enhances foundational software development concepts with specialized topics application design, mobile and web technology, algorithms, and user experience. Graduates with a software developer bachelor’s degree mobile applications development concentration can pursue a number of technology careers—from programmer to application developer and much more. Graduates with a software developer bachelor’s degree mobile applications development concentration can pursue a number of career paths—from programmer to application developer and much more. Graduates with a software developer bachelor’s degree mobile applications development concentration can pursue a number of career paths—from programmer to application developer and much more.

Interested in pursuing a networking degree online? This online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology networking concentration helps you learn what it takes to access and build computer networks in today’s world of IT with the skills that are vital today and the digital technology expertise you’ll need for years to come through a network technology degree. In this online information technology degree computer networking concentration, you’ll cover diverse networks while exploring the fundamentals of systems networking, cloud computing, data center virtualization, network management and more. This networking degree online explores focused topics in networking, such as network security for information systems, as well as web technology. A networking degree online can prepare you for careers in network administration, database administration and more computer technology and IT-driven sectors.

Course Spotlight

Your online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology aligns with real-world best practices in IT, equipping you to transfer your classroom learning to the field even before you complete your degree. The IT degree online program offers a well-rounded exploration of IT resource management, in areas such as the following:   

  • Foundations of Networking   
  • Foundations of Cybersecurity  
  • Programming Logic & Design   
  • Database Analysis & Design Concept  

Essential Skills & Insights  

Coursework in this online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology program covers the following: 

  • Key Industry Skills – gain foundational expertise in IT, in areas such as networking, programming, database design and cyber security.   
  • Management Aptitude – develop your approach to management in communications, decision-making, problem-solving and more.  
  • Specialized Expertise – tailor your education to your career aspirations through concentration paths in Application Development and Networking.  
  • Transferrable Learning – apply your learning to your workplace as you earn your degree.  

Career Outlook

Graduates in both the applications development and computer networking online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology program should have the opportunity to pursue a number of IT career paths, driving organizational IT initiatives within many industries. Many of which are lucrative. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual salary for a database administrator is $101,000, while network and computer systems administrators can earn $80,600 annually. Additional career paths include IT Director, Information Security Analyst, Software Developer, Computer Analyst, Data Analyst, and Technical Support Analyst.  

Admissions Requirements

For admission to your online bachelor’s degree information technology program, you will need to complete your online application and submit the following documents: 

  • Online Application
  • Official transcripts
    All colleges and universities previously attended. If you have fewer than 24 college credits, you will need to submit your official high school transcript.

If cumulative college GPA is below a 2.0, the following will also be required:

  • Résumé
  • Letter of intent/personal statement
    (1–2 page document indicating your interest in the program and Lindenwood)

Tuition

The cost per credit hour for this online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology program is $495. Besides being ranked No. 17 on Niche.com’s list of Best Value Colleges in Missouri, we build in unique benefits such as our 20 percent discount per credit hour for returning alumni pursuing their master’s degree. 

Transfer Credits

Lindenwood offers a generous transfer policy of up to 90 credits toward your degree completion to further offset tuition costs. This means you can complete your degree in as few as 30 credit hours at Lindenwood—saving you time and money on your education!  

Another benefit of our transfer credit program is our Prior Learning Credit opportunity, which lets you earn credit based on your prior education and/or work experiences.  Undergraduate and graduate students can qualify for this advantage.   

Plus, you can personalize your transfer experience through Lindenwood’s Transfer Guides. These guides are part of our articulation partnerships with area community college to help you get the most value from your transfer credit.  

Interested in discovering related programs? Explore the following programs to find the best fit for your future: 

If you aren’t sure which program is right for you, filling out the form on this page and speaking to a Lindenwood representative is the best way to determine your path forward! 

Frequently Asked Questions

It depends on the particular program, so it’s important to research the program you are interested in. Lindenwood’s online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology covers the essentials of IT, including networking, programming, database design, cyber security and more.

There are a number of career paths in this fast-growing field, including IT Director, Information Security Analyst, Software Developer, Computer Analyst, Data Analyst, and Technical Support Analyst and much more.

You will gain a broad foundation of conceptual computer science basics and learn to apply these concepts to real-world aspects of IT from oversight of computer networks and databases to securing business assets using cyber security techniques and tools and much more.

No, we do not charge any fees in addition to tuition for this degree.

The online Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology allows you to transfer up to 90 credits.

Yes, there are scholarships available. Learn more about if you qualify for a scholarship with an admissions representative.

IT certifications may be eligible for college credit through our Prior Learning Credit program.

Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?

Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.

Quality

Quality

We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.

Affordability

Affordability

We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.

Career-Focused

Career-Focused

Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.

Support

Support

We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.

We are committed to helping you succeed.

Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.

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