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Take control of your career with a degree in information technology

Top faculty, rigorous curriculum and unrivaled flexibility.

Online Information Technology Degree Programs

IT professionalWhether you are just getting started in the field of IT, looking to get into the business technology field, or have years of experience, UC Online has a degree that fits your needs. All of our programs are 100% online and offer flexibility to meet the demands of your schedule.

UC Online is one of the few institutions in the country that have National Security Agency National Centers of Excellence in both cyber defense and cyber operations. We are also home to the Ohio Cyber Range Institute, a virtual environment where participants can learn about cybersecurity and practice defending networks against threats of all kinds.

IT is one of the fastest growing fields and projected to grow much faster that other occupation fields. The Bureau of Labor & Statistics reports that media annual wages for the industry are $91,250. The University of Cincinnati has worked to create programs that empower students to learn and pursue the areas they find important. Students can choose to learn at different levels in different areas like cybersecurity, front-office technology, and business.

As a student, you will have the choice between two IT-focused areas, they are:

  • Back-office technologists, or those who have an IT degree, work on computer applications and computer hardware. Their workdays are filled with programming responsibilities or supporting the company’s mainframe, mobile applications and desktop computers.
  • Front-office technologists, or those who have an BIT degree, spend their time using “enterprise applications” — software programs, such as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, or working on information technology-focused initiatives used by the company’s employees or customers.
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Flexible programs propel your career forward. Continue working full-time while advancing your career through one of the best information technology programs in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will my degree say UC Online?
    No.
    Your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
  • Can I still be accepted if my GPA is slightly below the minimum?
    Yes.
    If certain conditions are met – taking the GRE or GMAT, conditional admittance, or demonstrating your likelihood for success.
  • How many classes do I have to take?
    1 credit hour.
    Most students take between 3-6 credit hours (1-2 classes) each semester.

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