About Our Program
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology offers a challenging, state-of-the-art education for those interested in learning the dynamic and growing field of information technology. The field is interdisciplinary, with applications to all aspects of the economy. Graduating students are prepared to bridge the technology and management disciplines in their organizations. Core business disciplines taught include analytical skills and problem solving; business organization and management; project management; leadership, teams, and communications. There are core classes taken by everybody in the program and elective courses chosen to reinforce areas of interest. The goal of the program is to produce graduates with the competencies necessary to succeed in the workplace or pursue further graduate level education.
This highly technical program works for first time college students or working adults who already have some existing college credit. The Oregon Tech IT degree has a liberal transfer credit policy and is designed to fit the lifestyle of working adults or full time students. Most of the Core classes are offered after work hours to provide the maximum flexibility in your schedule. Most classes use one night a week to reduce your commute time. Oregon Tech's hands-on approach to education assures that you will have the right skills to meet the demanding marketplace. Oregon Tech graduates in Information Technologies find jobs in a variety of roles, including job titles like Program Analyst, Network Technician, Database Administrator, Technical Support, System Designers, Researchers and Application Developer. In addition to computer skills, the program emphasizes team building, critical thinking, creativity and organization.
Oregon Tech's belief in practical, hands-on education means our graduates have the best technology placement track record of any of the state schools. Oregon Tech graduates find great jobs with great Oregon companies. Our business and industry connections have contributed to the design of many aspects of the IT program, which is a plus for you. An IT degree from Oregon Tech means something to the people you want to work for.
Students gain theoretical and practical experience with systems analysis and design, project management, personal computers, operating systems, applications, networks, web page design and development, and databases.