Information Technology

bachelors Degree

Information Technology Program Overview

The world depends on technology. If you manage the technology, the world depends on you. Learn about computer hardware and software, programming and networking, while also getting a comprehensive background in all aspects of business

  • Learn from professors who have in-depth, real-world professional experience in the industry. 
  • Gain in-demand skills at two or more hands-on, required internships, with easy access to Boston's Innovation District. 
  • Prepare for widely recognized industry certifications, including the Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) and Microsoft-Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Certification exams. 
  • Opt to focus in one of two industry-specific program concentrations: Cloud Security Risk Management or Web and Mobile Development

Explore IT. Achieve IT. Become IT. Request information about our 4-year Information Technology (IT) program today! 

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Information Technology Day Classes 

Discover a diverse but close-knit community of students, faculty and staff at our Boston campus, located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood. 

  • Duration: 8 semesters 
  • Semester Length: 16 weeks 
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Start Dates:  
    • Fall 2019: Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Information Technology Evening Classes 

If you're busy during the day, Bay State College's Information Technology  Degree Evening Program gives you the opportunity to learn on your own time. Take evening college courses at our convenient Boston Back Bay campus, or at our satellite location in Taunton, Massachusetts

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks 
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Start Dates:  
    • Spring 2019 Term 2: Monday, March 18, 2019
    • Summer 2019 Term 1: Monday, May 20, 2019
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Sample Information Technology Degree Courses 

  • Microcomputer Preparation  
  • Network Fundamentals 
  • Enterprise End User Support 
  • Introduction to Servers 
  • Advanced Office Applications 
  • Introduction to Programming 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Web Apps Development – Client Side 
  • Web Apps Development – Server Side 
  • Database Management Systems 
  • Operating Systems 
  • User Interface Design and Evaluation 
  • Network Infrastructure and Security 
  • IT Project Management 
  • Information Technology Internship I and II 

To browse our 2018-19 Course Catalog with course descriptions, click here

Information Technology Program Mission 

The mission of the Information Technology Program at Bay State College is to provide the highest-quality education in the IT field, centered on the development of critical thinking, business knowledge, and practical software and hardware skills, to empower our graduates to pursue successful and meaningful careers in the technology industry. 

Information Technology Program Learning Outcomes 

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the use and application of appropriate information technology methods, processes and tools to address real-world problems. 
  2. Comprehend how to select, deploy, and maintain information technology resources to help an organization achieve its goals and objectives. 
  3. Recognize new developments and trends in information technology and evaluate and recommend the use of appropriate new technologies. 
  4. Analyze and effectively communicate the strategic implications of information technology resource allocations for the successful functioning of an organization. 
  5. Understand the ethical and societal issues facing information technology professionals and be able to formulate appropriate solutions. 
  6. Gain proficiency in working as a member and leader of IT and cross-functional teams. 


Information Technology Degree Accreditation 

Bay State College is is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC).

The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) accredits schools and colleges in the six New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont). Membership in one of the six regional accrediting associations in the United States indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet the standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

Bay State College is authorized to award the following degrees by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, Bachelor of Science.