Instructors mustpossess an academic degree relevant to what they are teaching and at least onelevel above the level at which they teach, except in programs for terminal degrees or whenequivalent experience is established.
If a faculty member holds a master’s degree or higher in a discipline or subfield other than that inwhich he or she is teaching, that faculty member must have completed a minimum of 18 graduatecredit hours in the discipline or subfield in which they teach. Instructors teaching in graduate programsshould hold the terminal degree determined by the discipline and have a record of research,scholarship, or achievement appropriate for the graduate program.
The objective of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program is to help you prepare for career advancement in the information technology field by providing the technical knowledge, and communication, critical thinking, and creative skills relevant to the modern workplace. The degree program is designed to help you develop a working knowledge of information technology (IT) concepts, tools, and methods as well as the leading-edge technologies needed to design information systems. In addition, courses teach you how to apply technical competencies to solve business problems. Whether your immediate educational goals are satisfied by the completion of a bachelor's degree or you are planning to pursue study in the information technology field beyond the baccalaureate level, this degree program may be for you.
The following program educational objectives are approved by information technology faculty and the Advisory Board:
You can personalize your degree in IT by focusing electives on a particular concentration. Concentrations generally consist of three or more courses and allow you to concentrate on your individual career interests. When enrolling in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, you must select from the following concentrations: game development, IT management, network administration, information security and assurance, programming and software development, or supply chain management and logistics.
The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program consists of a minimum of 180 quarter credit hours. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a bachelor of science degree.
Admissions requirements may be viewed at the following link: www.purdueglobal.edu.
Deadlines are dependent upon which Track (A, B, or C) and term the student chooses to start. Academic calendars may be viewed at www.purdueglobal.edu.