Information Technology in Business B.A.

Program Overview: 

Technology is woven into every industry and is integral to most aspects of the global economy. This growth will come from organizations upgrading their IT systems and switching to newer, faster, and more mobile networks.

Interspersing up-to-date technology instruction with traditional liberal arts courses, Immaculata's Information Technology in Business accelerated degree program familiarizes students with all aspects of information technology essential for routine operations. IT-savvy business professionals have the tools to keep an organization efficient and competitive.

The program is designed to produce graduates who are proficient in:

  • Information management
  • Effective leadership and communication
  • Change management
  • Strategic planning and project management
  • Combining technical expertise and interpersonal skills to provide excellent IT support
  • Using financial data to evaluate and and manage organizations
  • Understanding e-commerce
  • Applying computing concepts and mathematics when analyzing problems
  • Analyzing needs and defining technology requirements to meet those needs
  • Designing, integrating, and implementing appropriate software solutions
  • Database design and administration
  • Understanding ethical issues in IT such as copyright laws and privacy
Program Highlights: 
  • Taught by practicing IT professionals
  • Academically stimulating and personally supportive environment
  • Strong emphasis on real-world applications and case studies
  • Convenient locations - On the main campus of Immaculata University, 20 miles west of Philadelphia; at the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology in Center City Philadelphia on 6th and Walnut Streets; or at various locations in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montgomery as well as in the states of Delaware and Maryland.
  • Accredited by Middle States Association
  • Preparation for master’s level work
  • Personal research advisor
  • Credit for prior learning
Career Potential: 

The job outlook is excellent for IT professionals. Because of increased use of the Internet, data processing systems, software programs, and mobile technologies, and because of the need for information security, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects employment of IT professionals to grow much faster than average in the coming years. Career opportunities in IT include:

  • Business analyst
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Help desk specialist
  • Network manager
  • Data modeler
  • Lead applications developer
  • Messaging administrator
  • Web services specialist
  • Database manager
  • IT support consultant
Tuition and Costs: 

See the College of LifeLong Learning Tuition and Fees page.

Financial aid programs are available to eligible students through the University’s Financial Aid Office. All prospective students are encouraged to complete a FAFSA application (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Curriculum: 

See Information Technology in Business course descriptions.

 

Major requirements

35 credits

Liberal Arts Core Requirements
(15 credits satisfied in the Information Technology course sequence)

48 credits

Elective credits

43 credits

TOTAL

126 credits

 

This Program is Offered
In the following :

Locations: 
More Information: 
610-647-4400, ext. 3085
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