Degree Overview

The B.S. in Information Technology will give you a foundation of IT skills and knowledge as well as 15 recognized industry certifications that will boost your career’s long-term health. You will become a better IT professional with the knowledge and skills to get ahead.

Who the program is for:

§  Established IT professionals who need a bachelor’s degree and additional certifications to advance their careers.

§  Experienced professionals with “real world” experience who seek a broad foundation of IT skills and the IT certifications to get ahead.

§  Individuals who have completed some college coursework or have applicable work experience.

§  Individuals who can typically spend 15 or more hours per week on their studies.


This program will be flexible and adaptable to your schedule

What You’ll Learn — Areas of Study:

In this online IT degree program, you’ll learn all the essential skills and knowledge needed. This program includes the following areas of study and completion of a capstone project.

§  Information Technology Fundamentals

§  General Education

§  Web Development

§  Windows OS/Server Administration Fundamentals

§  Networks

§  Leadership and Management

§  Databases

§  Security

§  Project Management

§  Software Development

§  Operating Systems

§  Technical Writing


Total Program: 122 Competency Units (credit equivalents)
Less: Any competency units waived through transfer of prior college credits.

Note: Your prior college experience and IT certifications may waive some degree requirements.

What You'll Earn — IT Certifications:

This program incorporates 15 industry recognized IT certifications as part of your degree program. You will study for and complete the following certification exams (which are all included in your tuition—a huge cost savings for you):

§  CompTIA A+

§  CompTIA Network+

§  CompTIA Security+

§  CompTIA Project+

§  CompTIA Linux+

§  CIW Web Foundations Associate

§  CIW Database Design Specialist

§  CIW Web Design Specialist

§  CIW JavaScript Specialist

§  UKAP Technology Associate (MTA) Windows OS Fundamentals

§  UKAP Technology Associate (MTA) Windows Server Admin Fundamentals

§  UKAP Technology Associate (MTA) Networking Fundamentals

§  UKAP Technology Associate (MTA) Security Fundamentals

§  UKAP Technology Associate (MTA) Software Development Fundamentals

§  UKAP Technology Associate (MTA) Database Administration Fundamentals

Note: Your IT certifications may waive some degree requirements. 


UNC is a UKAP IT Academy Member


As a UKAP IT Academy program member, UNC is able to offer students a world-class technology curriculum and courseware provided by UKAP. Many (but not all) of your UKAP courses will use this rich online learning resource which includes virtual labs that provide hands-on experience with UKAP software to supplement your learning. The cost of certification exams is included in UNC tuition.

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