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What will I learn?

The program is designed to provide the foundational skills for continuous learning and to adapt to the fast changing information technology environment. This program also includes competency-based and hands-on learning modules to enhance acquired business skills. Parts of the curriculum are designed around highly valued certifications. Students will also augment their IT skills with the social, verbal and intercultural business skills demanded by today’s work environments.

Careers

This major is designed for students who are interested in beginning a new career or advancing a current one in the field of information technology. The program provides students with hands-on experience in the latest technologies, skills and knowledge toward common IT certifications, and the communication and business skills necessary for career advancement.

Career opportunities that might be pursued: Business Analyst; IT Project Manager; Technical Program Manager; Systems Administrator; Database Administrator; IT Security Analyst; Network Administrator; Programmer Analyst; Web Technician and Administrator; Software Technician.

With further education, one of these paths is possible: IT Manager/Director; Network Infrastructure Engineer; IT Security Engineer / Firewall Engineer; Enterprise Architect/IT; Senior Programmer; Technical Professor; Web Developer; Software Developer.

Which department am I in?

Northern Arizona University

Study options

Full Time (At least 120 units of credit)

Tuition fees
US$25,396.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

11 January 2021

Venue

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff Campus,

FLAGSTAFF,

Arizona,

86011, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a high school and secondary education or post-secondary education in a country; minimum of a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) for first-year. ACT English Sub Score: 21 or higher SAT Verbal Score: 510 or higher. English Language Requirements: Students are required to have TOEFL: 70 IBT or 525 PBT; IELTS: 6.0 band or higher.

For international students

A student must have a secondary (high school) and post-secondary/university education, as well as any vocational with a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) for first-year and transfer students.

English Proficiency

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Internet-based testing (TOEFL iBT): an overall score of 70 (School code 4006)

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.0

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) - 56

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

Teaching is world-class and led by expert faculty who know how to nurture student talent.

  • Bachelor’s and graduate degrees
  • English language and exchange programs
  • Located in the stunning natural U.S. state of Arizona
  • 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio