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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 College 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.

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 fewer than 3,000 students, 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

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 2026, with the addition of over half a million positions.*

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 2017 median annual salary was $84,580.*

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.

Courses To Prepare You For Your Career

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

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

Our programs are designed to equip you with the skills and insights you need to move forward. In recent years, employers have stressed the need for graduates with higher order skills - the skills that go beyond technical knowledge - such as:

  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Analysis
  • Problem solving

All bachelor's students are required to take general education classes. Through foundation, exploration and integration courses, students learn to think critically, creatively and collaboratively, giving you the edge employers are looking for.

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Campus Undergraduate Costs

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

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.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/home.htm (viewed online October 15, 2018). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.