Information Technology

Program Type
Undergraduate Major
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Modes of Study
Blended;In Person

Tuition & fees

Costs include tuition, fees, & other costs such as books. See cost details

Financial aid

On average, 92% of enrolled students who file a FAFSA receive an offer. 91% of offers include scholarships, grants, waiver, and/or work-study. Explore aid

Program duration

Finish in as few as 2 years with a prior associate’s degree. Typical completion time is 4 years with no prior college credit. Explore options


SAT & ACT scores optional. Early action & year-round admissions. View application process & deadlines

Program Highlights

  • Develop technical expertise in a program that welcomes students with diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Gain academic credit for skills and knowledge you’ve already acquired through work, community service, or life experience.
  • Learn to solve real-world problems in the workplace through internships and co-ops with regional businesses and industries.
  • Advance your career in a field where demand is high and expected to keep growing, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Save time by transferring prior college credits.
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Program requirements

Our program is designed for adults and transfer students who are already working in information technology and wish to advance their career in organizational issues and information systems, application technologies, software methods and technologies, systems infrastructure, and computer hardware and architecture.

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Demand for IT roles is growing

Keep up with today’s continuous changes in technology by learning both technical and business skills that prepare individuals to develop, manage, and maintain computer and network systems in organizations. Demand for information technology workers is high and should continue to grow.

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Expert leadership

Taught by instructors and faculty with extensive experience in your chosen field, our program provides current best practices based on industry standards. Work hands-on with expert faculty to advance your career goals.

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Scholarship opportunities

Scholarships offer valuable financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. You’ll be automatically considered for Merit Scholarships when you apply for admission by the deadline. Additional opportunities are available.

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Considering transferring to USM?

We welcome students who are transferring from another four-year university or community college. Our knowledgeable Admissions Counselors will help you to navigate the admissions and credit-transfer process.

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Do you live in New England?

You may be eligible for a reduced tuition rate, as part of the NEBHE Tuition Break Program.

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Next steps

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