Bachelor of Information Technology Online Degree

The Bachelor of Information Technology Online degree (BIT Online) is a 124-credit hour program delivered entirely online through Georgia Southern University, producing graduates with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to meet the demands of employers. The Bachelor of IT curriculum provides a solid foundation in Information Technology Infrastructure, Operating Systems, and Database Design.

This online IT degree program at Georgia Southern University is ideal for anyone looking to advance within an already established career in the IT industry or to break into this growing field on the ground level.

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Jobs in IT

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment of computer and information technology occupations to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 557,100 new jobs nationally.

The increased demand for IT professionals will stem from a greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security across all other industries.

$86,320

Median Annual Wage for Computer and Information Technology Occupations as of May 2018

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Online Student Support

As a University System of Georgia (USG) eMajor program, students enrolled in the online Bachelor of Information Technology degree at Georgia Southern University have access to the comprehensive student support services and benefits provided by USG eCampus.

  • Low $199/Credit Hour Tuition
  • Free Unofficial Transfer Evaluations
  • Customized Enrollment Support
  • Free Online Tutoring
  • Embedded STEM Tutors
  • Student Success Coaches

Need Help?

BIT students should first contact Georgia Southern University support services regarding questions or concerns with course-related issues.

IT Concentrations and Certifications

Students enrolled in the online Bachelor of IT degree at Georgia Southern can choose to concentrate in either Data Science or Cybersecurity. Students choosing to concentrate in Cybersecurity will also earn a Cybersecurity Undergraduate Certificate upon degree completion.

Online Bachelor of Information Technology Courses

Courses Credit Hours
General Requirements (Core Areas A-E)
Courses taught outside of the program may have equivalent course in eCore
42 Hours
Additional Requirements 4 Hours
Area F - Courses Appropriate to Major
  • ITW 1130 - Introduction to Information Technology
  • ITW 1430 - Web Page Development

  • Programming Sequence:
  • ITW 2430 - Data Programming I
  • ITW 2431 - Data Programming II

  • Continued Area F requirements:
  • MATH 1401 - Intro to Statistics (eCore Course Equivalent of STAT 1401)
  • COMM 1100 - Human Communication (eCore)
18 Hours
Major Requirements
A minimum grade of "C" is required in all major requirements
33-37 Hours
Concentrations
12 Hours
Elective Hours
A minimum of 6 credit hours must be upper division
11-12 Hours
Total Credit Hours 124 Hours

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