Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration

The demand is high for information technology professionals. With ACU’s online bachelor’s degree in information technology administration, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to turn that demand into career success.

The demand is high for information technology professionals. With ACU’s online bachelor’s degree in information technology administration, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to turn that demand into career success.

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Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.

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Our Locked-In Tuition program guarantees you’ll pay the same price for your entire undergraduate degree.

About the Program

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in computer and information technology occupations will increase 11% from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. Career opportunities will grow in the areas of cloud computing, data management and information security.

Program Structure

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The B.S. in Information Technology Administration will prepare you to develop software applications and maintain technology infrastructures (e.g., networks, databases, security) in a variety of settings or disciplines. You may take specialized courses in application development or cybersecurity to prepare for flexibility in choosing the career path that’s right for you.

Tracks

Cybersecurity
Application Development

Required Hours

Total: 120 hours
University Requirements: 56 hours
Major: 64 hours (up to 24 hours in electives)

Example Coursework

Fundamentals of Networking and Data Communications
Web Technologies
Database Administration
Systems Integration and Administration

Upcoming Start Dates

October 19, 2021
January 11, 2022

Common Job Titles

Computer Network Architect
Computer Systems Analyst
Database Administrator
Information Security Analyst
Network and Computer Systems Administrator
Software Developer
Computer Programmer
Web Developer

Meet the Program Director

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Dr. Joe Feliciano, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration

Dr. Joe Feliciano is the Program Director for the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration. He received his doctorate from Pace University in New York. His master’s degree in Information Systems is from Long Island University, and his undergraduate work was completed at Hawaii Pacific University in Business Administration.

After leaving the U.S. Air Force in 1995, he began to work on Windows Servers, PCs, and Mainframe Systems for manufacturing, health care, and telecom organizations. He has been teaching IT management, computer networking, database, and cybersecurity courses since 2007.

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ACU’s online undergraduate programs are intended for non-traditional students interested in gaining a bachelor’s degree in an online modality.

To be considered for admission, students must:

  • Be out of high school for at least four years OR matriculate from institutions with an articulation agreement with ACU.*
  • Complete the online program application accompanied by a non-refundable processing fee.
  • Submit official transcripts of all previous academic work.

Students are not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores.

*Students who have earned a GED must be at least 22 years of age.

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Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU.

Abilene Christian University enjoys a strong national reputation as one of the leading private Christian universities in the west and southwest, indicated by various ratings (such as U.S. News and World Report and other reports).