Information Technology

bachelors Degree

Are You Interested in Making a Career in Information Technology?

Bay State College has a program in the IT field with three available concentrations: Business Analytics, Web and Mobile Development, and Cloud Security Risk Management. 

The IT program is very practical and hands-on. Students get to use the latest software tools, working and practicing as often as possible.”   

About the Information Technology Program 

If you’re looking for a career in IT, developing mobile apps or working in business, Bay State’s program can offer you the hands-on, real-world experience you need. Our students get certifications so they can work at meaningful internships, gathering on-the-job experience. As a student in the IT Program, you will: 

  • Get hands-on practice with the most up-to-date software
  • Work with professors who have real-world IT experience 
  • Get practical work experience through industry internships, including in Boston’s renowned innovation district 
  • Concentrate in one of three areas of study: Business Analytics, Web and Mobile Development, or Cloud Security Risk Management. [Links to anchor further down page]
  • Master cutting-edge, in-demand platforms 
  • Earn stackable certifications including:
    • Office Support Specialist
    • Web Support Specialist
    • Data Analysis Specialist
    • Cloud Security and Risk Management Specialist

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

Information Technology Concentrations

Business Analytics Concentration

The Business Analytics Program offers you the opportunity to round out your technical knowledge with a comprehensive background in all areas of business. You will be able to:

  • Get a firm understanding of data analysis with large data sets to support decision-making
  • Learn to work with data visualization to support communication
  • Hone your business and data skills—two areas that form a powerful basis for a career
Connect your interest in business and technology. Request information about the Business Analytics Concentration in IT today! 

 

Web and Mobile Development Concentration

The Web and Mobile Development Program gives you the chance to work in IT development, so you can:

  • Explore both front- and back-end web and mobile app development
  • Learn both client-side and server-side web app development
  • Work in developing both iOS and Android mobile apps

Connect your interest in business and technology. Request information about the Web and Mobile Development Concentration in IT today! 

 

Cloud Security Risk Management Concentration

The Cloud Security Risk Management Program offers you the chance to become cloud security job–ready. Bay State College’s CSRM concentration students can:  

  • Train with certified NIST RMF/FedRAMP practitioner faculty 
  • Participate in a virtual NIST RMF practicum
  • Build an e-portfolio of 15 NIST RMF/FedRAMP project deliverables
  • Prepare for the CISSP, CEH and CAP certifications

Connect your interest in technology and security with the growing field of cybersecurity. Request information about the Cloud Security Concentration in IT today! 

 

Available In 

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:  
    • Spring 2020: Monday, January 13, 2020
    • Summer 2020: Monday, May 18, 2020
    • Fall 2020: Monday, August 31, 2020
  • 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 2020 Term 1: Monday, January 13, 2020
    • Spring 2020 Term 2: Monday, March 16, 2020
    • Summer 2020 Term 1: Monday, May 18, 2020
    • Summer 2020 Term 2: Monday, July 6, 2020
    • Fall 2020 Term 1: Monday, August 31, 2020
    • Fall 2020 Term 2: Monday, October 26, 2020
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Information Technology Online Classes  

Earn a degree at your own pace. Bay State College's Information Technology Degree Online Program gives you the flexibility to learn when you want and where you want. 

  • Duration: 16 terms 
  • Term Length: 8 weeks 
  • Program Length: 4 years
  • Start Dates:  
    • Spring 2020 Term 1: Monday, January 13, 2020
    • Spring 2020 Term 2: Monday, March 16, 2020
    • Summer 2020 Term 1: Monday, May 18, 2020
    • Summer 2020 Term 2: Monday, July 6, 2020
    • Fall 2020 Term 1: Monday, August 31, 2020
    • Fall 2020 Term 2: Monday, October 26, 2020
  • Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions 

Sample Information Technology Degree Courses 

  • Internet Analytics
  • Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence
  • Computers and Information Systems
  • Intermediate Office and Web Applications
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Enterprise Systems and Integration
  • Solution Development Capstone
  • 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.