Information Technology Degrees
Department of Management and Marketing
If data, computers and problem-solving excite you, then a career in IT might be right for you. Through Millersville’s Information Technology program – or INTE for short – you’ll become equipped to solve complex technical issues and learn about communication technologies and the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing devices to meet organizational needs, individual user demands and society at large.
Information Technology Major (Bachelor of Science)
There are two components of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology. The first is the core set of IT courses, which all Information Technology majors must take. The second is a choice of pathways: students may pursue a General Information Technology degree or specialize with an option in Cybersecurity. These pathways are designed to prepare traditional and transfer students as well as adult learners for careers in Information Technology that includes the healthcare sector as well as a broad range of other fields.
Information Technology: General IT Concentration
Information Technology is a broad field that associates with all computing tasks and processes relating to computer systems and technology in any organization or business. As technology advancements change our lives, more well-qualified IT professionals are needed to create and maintain information systems. The General IT concentration within the BS in Information Technology provides students the flexibility and skills to excel in a wide variety of computing and computing technology roles in practically any organization.
Information Technology: Cybersecurity Concentration
The Cybersecurity Concentration adds to the fundamental topics in Information Technology that INTE students learn through the program’s core requirements, providing students with the necessary and durable skills needed to effectively protect personal and organizational information systems and tomorrow’s technological threats and risks in the cyber world. This concentration teaches students the risk-management strategies, and how to identify security risks. Students will also learn how to develop communication plans for interacting with businesses and their users when it comes to integrating Cybersecurity plans.
Information Technology Minor: Cybersecurity
The Cybersecurity minor provides students with the necessary and durable skills needed to effectively protect personal and organizational information systems and tomorrow’s technological threats and risks in the cyber world.