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Information technology is a rapidly growing field, and skilled IT workers are at a premium. Become a part of this expanding market by enrolling in the South University Bachelor of Science in Information Technology online program.

In the South University Bachelors IT program, you will have the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills you need to understand the theoretical and applied uses of information technology in various business applications. Enjoy the flexibility of online classes - available any time of the day or night - while learning from knowledgeable faculty with real-world experience.

Students of this IT degree program may choose from five specializations:

  • General Information Technology
  • Network Administration
  • Web Administration
  • Database Administration
  • Information and System Security

Graduates with information technology degrees will be prepared to hit the ground running, applying their skills and knowledge in technical roles that apply to their focus areas.

Employment Opportunity for Information Technology

"Computer scientists and database administrators are projected to be one of the fastest growing occupations over the next decade. The computer scientists and database administrators occupation is expected to grow 37 percent from 2006 to 2016, much faster than average for all occupations. Strong employment growth combined with a limited supply of qualified workers will result in excellent employment prospects for this occupation and a high demand for their skills."

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2008-09 Edition, Computer Scientists and Database Administrators, on the Internet at

Academic Requirements

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program online at South University, the prospective student must be a high school graduate OR have the equivalent GED (General Education Development certificate).

After meeting this qualification, applicants must:
  1. Achieve a satisfactory score on either the SAT I, the ACT, or the CPTs OR
  2. Meet the eligibility requirements for a transfer student.

For additional information, view the Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.

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