Gain the technical abilities and practical skills to help any organization innovate practices, products and processes with the online Bachelor of Arts in Information Technologies at Southern New Hampshire University. This degree program is ideal for professionals already working in IT or career changers who want to transfer previously earned credits and enhance their technical skills and knowledge.
The BA in IT will equip you with the skills you'll need to be competitive in the job market. Learn the technologies, systems and critical-thinking strategies necessary to support organizational decision-making and recommend effective system design and maintenance solutions. Throughout your coursework, you'll create a student digital portfolio that will demonstrate your technical skills to potential employers.
Earn credits for what you already know: Did you know certain work and life experience – like industry-recognized certifications, law enforcement training and math knowledge – could save you time and money at SNHU? Learn how you could get credit for work or life experience.
The BA in Information Technology online degree courses are 100% online, allowing you to complete coursework when it's most convenient for you. You'll have opportunities to learn, practice and demonstrate your mastery of IT skills with innovative online tools and experiences, including:
In the BA in IT program, you can select from a broad range of electives, tailoring your course of study to fit your interests. The IT associate degree online program aligns with the course requirements for SNHU’s BA in Information Technologies, allowing you to easily carry over all 60 credits of your associate degree into a bachelor’s. Upon completion of the BA in IT, you'll be able to:
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your information technology degree online from SNHU include:
A bachelor's in IT sets you up for a number of different careers in the IT field, such as business analyst, systems analyst or information technology manager. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment opportunities for computer and information systems managers will increase by 12% through 2026, while database administrator opportunities will increase by 11% and software development by 24%.*
SNHU's bachelor's in information technologies program includes:
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:
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.
Total Credits: 120
Windows 7* or newer
Note: If your computer runs on Windows 7, see the information regarding Windows 7 End of Life below
CD/DVD drive. External hard drive. Extra power cord. Headphones/earbuds
*Windows 7 End of Life Statement for Students
Effective Jan. 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer support Windows 7. What does this mean for you?
As part of the continuing evolution of computer systems, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates for Windows 7. Keeping your computer current with security updates helps your computer run better and protect your information. Since Microsoft will no longer release updates, the information on your computer will be more vulnerable and your computer may not function as well.
We strongly recommend you update to Windows 10 at your earliest convenience. You can upgrade to Windows 10 for free.
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Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
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.