Technology has quickly become an integral part of our daily lives, and businesses are searching more than ever for the next generation of professionals who can stay on the leading edge of it.
By earning a bachelor of science degree in information technology from Lindenwood University-Belleville, you’ll gain important skills in project management, network administration, computer programming, web design, and cloud computing. You’ll learn from faculty who are also experienced professionals in the technology industry, and you’ll be fully prepared to succeed in the most rapidly growing career field out there today.
Like many of our students, you may already be a full-time employee, parent, spouse, or caretaker and wonder if you can add “full-time student” to your list of roles. At Lindenwood, going back to school doesn’t mean putting the rest of your life on hold. We understand your busy schedule and work with you one-on-one to meet your academic goals conveniently.
The bachelor’s degree in information technology is one of our accelerated degree programs, which means you can earn your degree in as little as 18 months by attending class only one night a week. Our unique cluster format for classes allows you to earn credits at a faster rate while still gaining relevant, in-depth knowledge from real professionals in the field. You’ll get the quality education to take your career to the next level without sacrificing important family and personal time!
Lindenwood University-Belleville Information Technology Faculty
The information technology professors at Lindenwood Belleville are dedicated instructors and knowledgeable professionals with years of experience leading technology services for a variety of companies. Their classes are guided by their firsthand experience in the industry, and the personalized nature of Lindenwood courses allows you to benefit from a close mentoring relationship with them.
Earning a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at Lindenwood University-Belleville
As an information technology major, you’ll take classes in network security and design, cloud computing administration, website publishing, user interface, database analysis, and cybercrime. Much of the coursework is heavily geared toward practical, real world applications, which gives you the opportunity to experience firsthand what it’s like in the technology industry.
What to do with a Degree in Information Technology
Careers for information technology professionals are increasingly in demand and starting salaries are often above the national average. When you earn your degree in information technology, you’ll be prepared for a future as a web developer, software engineer, computer support specialist, systems analyst, programmer, or information security analyst. Companies and organizations hiring for these positions include government agencies, schools and universities, technology developers, and major corporations.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that software developers earn a median annual salary of $100,690 and computer systems analysts make $85,800 per year. The number of jobs available in both of these professions is expected to increase at a much higher rate than the national average through 2024.