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BS in Information Technology - Information Management

The University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Management program can help students prepare for entry into the field of information technology. Read more about the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Management program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration* in Information Management

School Offering Program:

University of Phoenix

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites

Students who wish to apply to the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Management program should have earned a high school diploma or GED. They should also have an interest in the role of information technologies in business and enjoy working with computers.

Program Description:

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Management program at University of Phoenix introduces students to fundamental computer and operating systems and the role of information processing in business. Students have the opportunity to study the algorithms and logic used in the design and development of computer programs, discrete math, web design, SQL, and networking technologies and security. The program explores data structure and organization, data modeling, relational databases, enterprise database management systems, data warehousing, and data marts. Additional topics include business systems and business systems development, technical writing for information technology, project management for information technology, information assurance and security, risk management, and disaster and recovery planning. Specialization coursework is designed to teach students how to develop, implement, integrate, and manage data and information systems.

Accreditation:

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org).

Learning Format:

Online and Campus-Based

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.

Program Length / Total Credits Required:

120 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.

*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with an emphasis in Information Management.

Required Courses for a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Management:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Information Technology Courses

  • GEN 195: Foundations of University Studies (3 credits)
  • CIS 207: Information Systems Fundamentals (3 credits)
  • PRG 211: Algorithms and Logic for Computer Programming (3 credits)
  • WEB 240: Web Design Fundamentals (3 credits)
  • POS 355: Introduction to Operating Systems (3 credits)
  • ENG 221: Technical Writing Fundamentals (3 credits)
  • BSA 310: Business Systems (3 credits)
  • BSA 375: Fundamentals of Business Systems Development (3 credits)
  • CMGT 410: Project Planning and Implementation (3 credits)
  • DBM 380: Database Concepts (3 credits)
  • CMGT 400: Introduction to Information Assurance & Security (3 credits)
  • NTC 362: Fundamentals of Networking (3 credits)
  • PRG 420: Java Programming (3 credits)
  • MTH 221: Discrete Math for Information Technology (3 credits)
  • IM 300: Data Organization Architecture (3 credits)
  • IM 305: Data Modeling (3 credits)
  • POS 410: SQL for Business (3 credits)
  • DBM 384: Special Purpose Databases (3 credits)
  • DBM 460: Enterprise Database Management Systems (3 credits)
  • CMGT 445: Application Implementation (3 credits)

General Education Requirements

  • Communication Arts (6 credits)
  • Mathematics (6 credits)
  • Science and Technology (6 credits)
  • Humanities (6 credits)
  • Social Science (6 credits)
  • Additional Liberal Arts (6 credits)
  • Interdisciplinary Studies (18 credits)

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Information Management can prepare for advanced roles in the industry by earning a technology-related master's degree. For graduates who wish to pursue a master's degree, University of Phoenix offers the Master of Information Systems program.

For more information about each of these programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit: http://www.phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment.html

In Maryland, the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology has an emphasis in Information Management.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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