Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Don’t just be on the cutting edge of technology. Be the edge. To excel in this ever-changing workforce, you need a degree that goes beyond theory and provides real-world training for what’s happening right now, and prepares you for what’s next. That is what a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) from Walsh gives you.

Walsh students are trained for in-demand technology careers. We offer concentrations in:

  • Automotive Cybersecurity
  • Business Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Programming
  • Project Management

Our courses are requested and reviewed by our industry advisory board, which includes industry leaders and experts defining the current needs of hiring organizations. You will gain valuable skills that employers are looking for.

 

Technology Tradecraft
Learn by doing. Walsh’s BSIT program incorporates dozens of hours of hands-on exercises led by faculty with decades of experience in the IT industry. This program will accelerate your entry into IT and cybersecurity disciplines, maximizing your knowledge and skills to prepare you to succeed and remain competitive in the constantly changing field of IT.

  • Custom-designed Cyber Lab
  • Hands-on training with enterprise-level equipment
  • Live attack and defense exercises
  • Tools and programming languages used every day in business around the world

Why Walsh?

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Hands-On Experiences

Program includes extensive hands-on learning based on real world scenarios to maximize the skills you will need in your IT career. Selected courses require on ground attendance while others are available entirely online.
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Nationally Recognized Program

Walsh was one of the first schools in Michigan to be recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE/CD). Our IT degrees align with Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security NICE Framework Standards.
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Five Concentrations for In-Demand Skills

Walsh’s BSIT curriculum is developed with input from industry experts based on current IT needs of in-demand employers.
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Faculty with Real World Experience

Walsh’s academic faculty has decades of real world experience in the IT field. You will learn from leading business minds who have “been there and done that.”

View Overview, Courses, and Graduation Requirements

For consideration for admission to a Walsh Bachelor of Accountancy, Bachelor of Business Administration, or Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree program, an applicant must have:

  • An associate degree OR 60 semester credit hours completed at the 100/1000 level or above with a grade of “C” (2.000) or better and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.000 on a 4.000 scale from all prior institutions attended

All academic coursework considered for use in meeting admissions requirements or for use in establishing direct equivalent transfer credit must be from a regional accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and U.S. Department of Education (USDE), www.chea.org. Credits completed outside of the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of NACES (www.naces.org).

Employment Opportunities

According to the Department of Labor, jobs in information technology are in high demand and expected to increase faster than average through 2022. The opportunities for employment are widespread as graduates choose to work as managers, analysts, or technology specialists. Employment of database administrators is projected to grow 48% through 2022, with increasing popularity of database-as-a-service-cloud computing. The Walsh BSIT delivers the skills necessary for students to move forward in their careers whether it’s a promotion, a new job, or a total career change.

With lifelong career services from Walsh, you’ll get guidance and clarity for your next career success.

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APPLY TODAY

Apply online or speak with an admissions advisor today. Call 248-823-1600 or email admissions@walshcollege.edu.

Appointments are available Monday through Friday.

Already Certified?

If you have active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) credentials, you’ll be given equivalent credit for IT 417, IT 419, and IT 422. Speak with an academic advisor to make sure your certifications are accounted for.

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Join the Walsh Family

A strong professional network is a must-have in the business world, providing you with relationships that could grow into your biggest business success. Walsh’s Information Technology Student Association (ITSA) is the perfect place to build your network. It connects you with fellow students who could become future colleagues or even business partners. You will advance your knowledge and develop your skills as you learn from business leaders and IT professionals.