Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

See Your Future in Information Technology

Get IT and Business Skills Employers Need at NCCU

In today’s digital-driven economy, the need for skilled IT professionals is at an all-time high. At NCCU Online, our mission is to mold you into an in-demand technology expert through a career-focused curriculum, personalized attention, and immersive courses.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BS in IT) is designed for individuals with at least 24 transferable credit hours. The program offers three distinct concentrations: Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, and Information and Communications Technology (ICT). This allows you to adapt your learning path to your career ambitions and gain specialized skills tailored to your professional focus. Plus, you’ll gain foundational knowledge in business, helping you integrate those skills to enhance your employability.

Enrolling in NCCU Online for your IT degree completion program means more than just education. We’re committed to guiding you every step of the way, empowering you with cutting-edge knowledge for both academic and professional success. Here, we don’t just adapt to the future—we set the pace.

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Earn Your BS in IT at NCCU Online
Created with the modern professional in mind, our online BS in IT degree completion program can help prepare you for certifications such as CAPM, PMP, CompTIA Security+, A+, Network+, and CCNA.

According to the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU), typical earnings for bachelor’s degree holders are 84% higher than those with a high school diploma. Plus, college graduates make an average of $1.2 million more over their lifetime.

Through immersive online coursework, you’ll develop skills in:
  • Business Programming: Master the techniques to develop and deploy software solutions tailored for business needs and challenges.

  • Project Management: Acquire the skills to plan, execute, and oversee tech projects, ensuring they meet objectives on time and within budget.

  • Database Management: Learn to design, maintain, and optimize databases, ensuring data integrity, availability, and security.

  • Systems Analysis: Understand and implement strategies to evaluate, optimize, and upgrade various IT systems to align with organizational goals.

Recognize Your Career Potential With an IT Degree

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow much faster than average for all occupations from 2022 to 2032, with an average of around 377,500 job openings anticipated each year. Here are some potential careers you can reach by earning your BS in IT degree:*

Software Developer

Median Annual Salary: $124,200

Database Administrator

Median Annual Salary: $112,120

Computer Systems Analyst

Median Annual Salary: $102,240

Network/Computer Administrator

Median Annual Salary: $90,520

Computer Support Specialist

Median Annual Salary: $59,660

*Salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Ekaranja Testimonial

“We place emphasis on critical thinking and career development so that students graduate ready to find employment in the IT Field.”

— Karanja Erastus, Assistant Professor

Tuition and Fees

$350 per credit hour*
*$420 for out-of-state students

No additional fees

Financial assistance and payment plans available

At NCCU Online, we strive to provide high-quality education that’s financially accessible. At just $350 per credit hour with no additional fees for in-state students, our online BS in IT degree delivers dependable value for your education and prepares you to maximize your earning potential. Grants and scholarships are also available to those who qualify.

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Faculty Working in the Field

Many of our professors are currently working in the field of information technology, allowing them to give you of-the-moment knowledge that’s transferable to your career.

Innovative Online Design

Immersive online courses engage distance learners by leveraging best-in-class technology and instructional techniques. Students can also benefit from online study groups and virtual office hours.

Not Just a Number

You’ll get personalized, one-on-one attention from your professors alongside valuable time with your peers, creating a true sense of belonging and community.

Student-Centric Education

NCCU strives to maintain a 16:1 student-faculty ratio and an average class size of 22 to keep you at the center of learning.

Inclusive & Supportive

Students have access to various services such as academic advising, DEI-focused conferences, and career placements that include internships with our corporate partners.

The Eagle Promise

NCCU believes in the success of its students — so much so that it promises to empower every student to earn their degree on time and graduate career-ready, with leadership and networking opportunities along the way.

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Top-Ranked Education

In 2023, U.S. News & World Report ranked NCCU 11th among Historically Black Colleges and Universities and 9th among Top Public Universities in the South.

What You Need For Admission

NCCU is committed to providing equal educational opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or ability. Please review the below requirements for admission to the BS in IT online bachelor’s completion program.

  • Completed application for admission.

  • Official transcripts of all college coursework sent from the institution(s) with a minimum 2.0 GPA and eligibility to return to the last or current institution.

  • At least 24 transferable credit hours from the last or current institution attended.

  • List of academic courses in progress (if applicable).

  • Must not be on academic probation at a previous or current institution; must not have been suspended or expelled from a previous or current institution.

Please note the following:

  • NCCU will not accept a transfer course with a grade lower than a “C.” Accepted courses are recorded on a student’s transcript; grades and grade points are not calculated.

  • NCCU does not accept transfer credit from challenge examinations or for coursework graded pass/fail. The maximum number of transferable credits is 64 semester hours from a two-year college.

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About NCCU

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) prepares students to succeed in the global marketplace. NCCU’s flagship programs in the sciences, education, law, business, nursing, and the arts prepare students for professions ranging from clinical research to information science. Founded in 1910, NCCU remains committed to diversity in and access to higher education.

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