Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

There are lots of reasons to seek a career path in IT. Career growth. The challenge. Earning potential.

However, to be successful in IT, you need to be career ready. That is, prepared to handle the day-to-day as well as practiced in the tools, technologies, and tactics that are found in the modern enterprise. The problem? A lot of information technology degree programs only teach theory and struggle to make concepts practical. Graduates then feel like they wasted their money on a program that didn’t teach them nearly enough have a successful career in IT.

But at Walsh College, we believe that it doesn’t have to be that way. From day one in our Bachelor of Science in IT (BSIT) program, you will be immersed in practical activities and exercises that ensure you’ll be the type of professional organizations are desperate to hire.

Why Walsh?

Your future deserves deserves best in class career preparation and skills development that works with your schedule. Below are just a few of the ways this is achieved in the Walsh College Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program.

Learn From Industry Experts

There is no substitute for experience. Our courses are taught by working professionals teaching in their area of expertise, so you are always learning the latest industry knowledge.

More than Just Theory

Combining real life experience with hands-on learning using the latest tools, techniques, and strategies, the BSIT program prepares you to be successful in the growing world of information technology. In our state-of-the-art Cyber Lab, students will learn to use the latest tools, techniques, programs, and strategies to deploy in a dynamic ever-evolving environment with hands-on experience.


As a college designed entirely around the needs of busy people, we allow you to schedule classes around your life. Walsh knows that those in the IT field have unpredictable schedules; here you can take classes entirely online, at one of our convenient locations, or a combination of both and make your education work for you.

Lifetime Career Services

Whether you are looking to land your next job, move through a career change, or earn a promotion, Walsh will always be here to provide you with personalized assistance to help you take that next step. Our dedicated career services team is connected to thousands of agencies locally and nationally to help you land your dream job.

Our Recipe for Success

The Information Technology industry is in high demand and the pace of growth is only increasing. Career opportunities in technology have no limits and success favors the prepared. Regardless of which specialization you choose, you can be assured that jobs will be available in the years to come. So, prepare yourself today by leveling up your knowledge and leading the technology industry into the future.

Certified by the NSA and Homeland Security

Walsh College was the first school in Michigan and one of the first in the nation to be certified as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) by the NSA. All four of our IT programs meet the expanding CAE-CD criteria to safeguard complicated cyber infrastructures—offering an invaluable edge to Walsh graduates seeking jobs in the IT security field.

Read why our Information Technology programs rate among the best in the country.

Our Concentrations

The IT field is becoming more and more specialized over time. That’s why we built six different concentrations into the Walsh College Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program. You will get to choose an area of study that best aligns with your interests while being confident you will be getting an industry-aligned educational experience designed to land you a great job in IT fast.


Automotive Cybersecurity

As cars, trucks, busses, etc. become smarter and more connected, they become vulnerable to the same types of attacks as traditional computer systems. In a unique first-of its kind program, you will learn how to apply proven cybersecurity strategies to protect vehicle systems from attacks and keep passengers safe from harm.


Data Analytics

In this concentration, you will learn strategies and tools for helping organizations solve their biggest problems through careful collection and analysis of their data. By choosing this concentration, you will join one of the fastest growing specializations within the IT field!


Business Information Systems

The Business Information Systems concentration is for IT generalists - those who want ``a bit of everything`` out of their degree. Students who choose this option generally land analyst or support positions where a wide variety of knowledge and skills are essential for success.



It's no secret that the world runs on code. In this concentration, you will learn best practices for developing, testing, and deploying software that solves business problems of all shapes and sizes. Not only will you learn several popular programming languages, but you will be equipped to pick up other programming languages easily as well.



Modern computer environments are continually under attack from threats both inside of organizations. In this concentration, you will learn essential security tools and tactics that enable you to stay ahead of the latest attacks through interactive coursework designed to test your knowledge and problem solving ability.


Project Management

Not everyone in IT is an analyst or engineer. The field needs project managers too - people who can guide development and implementation efforts from inception to successful completion. In this concentration, you will learn how to talk to technical staff while navigating the needs of the business on projects of all shapes and sizes.

View Overview, Courses, and Graduation Requirements

For consideration for admission to a Walsh Bachelor of AccountancyBachelor 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), Credits completed outside of the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of NACES (

Learn IT By Doing IT.

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.

Your Steps to A Better Future

1. Apply to Walsh

Applying is easy through our online portal. Have a few questions first? Our admissions specialists are ready to help!

2. Level Up Your Expertise

Start your degree and enjoy world-class training you can put to work the next day.

3. Stand Out in the IT Field

By earning your Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree, you’ll be a career ready professional that organizations turn to with their biggest challenges and opportunities.