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Campus-Based Undergraduate Major Information Technologies (BS)

Solve Business Problems as an IT Major at SNHU

We've become a technology-dependent society. And for those looking to enter a tech field, that means one thing: opportunity. Lots of it.

When you enroll in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies program at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), you join a growing community within the School of Engineering, Technology and Aeronautics. You'll surround yourself with like-minded peers ready to innovate and collaborate. Because when you're able to solve today's business problems, you can create tomorrow's most effective IT systems.

Earning your BS in Information Technologies provides you the skills needed to build systems, create and maintain websites, secure company infrastructure, write software and utilize web-based technologies to solve business needs.

See Yourself Succeed in an IT Career

Learn to make the decisions that can change the course of business as an IT major at SNHU. With so many hands-on projects built into the program, you'll soon build an impressive skill set in IT systems, data-manipulation methods and computational-thinking strategies. As a bonus, Manchester is home to many tech companies, giving you nearby access to real-world opportunities.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in IT at SNHU include:

  • Supportive community. Join the SNHU campus community of students who are closely connected with faculty and staff dedicated to your success.
  • Affordability. It’s our mission to make higher education more accessible. That’s why, SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire. 
  • Accessible faculty. Learn from highly credentialed faculty members who have industry experience, are experts in their fields and interact with you in the classroom, dining hall, fitness center and the stands.
  • Opportunity. Tap into our nationwide network of alumni and strong connections with employers for internship and career opportunities.
  • Campus experience. Enjoy more than 50 student clubs, Division II athletics and fun events on our 300-acre campus in Manchester, N.H., named a "Best Place to Live" by Money magazine.

Internships & Outcomes

Though working in the world of customer and client technological support is a common career path, the IT role has developed into many different options that allow you to pursue your own passions.

As an IT major at SNHU, you’ll have plenty of opportunity in the industry upon graduation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth will increase 13% through 2030, with the addition of over half a million positions.1

With your degree, you can prepare for a number of IT positions, such as:

  • Database administrator
  • Information security specialist
  • Information technology manager
  • Network administrator
  • Systems analyst
  • Web developer

Within computer and IT occupations, the May 2021 median annual salary was $97,430.1

Curriculum

SNHU’s curriculum for IT majors is designed to stay on top of ever-changing technology trends, so you’re well prepared for entry-level jobs when you enter the field. Throughout your information technology program, you’ll develop both the technical and business expertise that can help you succeed in internships, your first job – and beyond.

Because SNHU believes in learning by doing, courses in this program are project-based and hands-on, which means you’ll use real-world tools and systems, such as AWS, Python and Cisco Packet Tracer to complete your tasks. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to earn credentials along the way.

Courses To Prepare You For Your Life & Career

SNHU's bachelor's in information technologies program includes:

  • General education courses
  • Degree-specific courses
  • General Education Program

General Education Program

SNHU's required general education program, known as The Commons, aims to guide you toward success in not only your academic career, but your personal and professional life too.

Throughout the curriculum, you'll gain some of the most in-demand skills in today's workplace, including:

  • Research and information analysis
  • Diverse audience communication
  • Critical thinking and ethical problem solving
  • Leadership, emotional intelligence and collaboration

This expertise will prove practical, transferable and invaluable as you grow in your career and contribute positively to society.

Beyond foundational skill development, the general education program also provides the benefit of allowing you to explore a wide range of fields outside of your intended major.

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Campus Undergraduate Tuition

Our Manchester campus aims to keep tuition and related costs low for our students so that you can pursue your degree and your goals.

University Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.

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