Information Technology & Information Systems

Information Technology (IT) and Information Systems (IS) are arguably among the fastest growing fields. Whether in the private or the public sector, for-profits or non-profits, IT and IS play an increasingly important role in commerce, government, and individual lives. IT and IS professionals will continue to be in demand as the field expands and important areas come to the fore, such as security, large-scale big data management, and technology convergence. Western International University (West) programs are structured to include breadth across disciplines, to help build logical thinking skills and technology integration knowledge, and to explore current and relevant topics affecting the field.

West offers the following IT and IS degree programs:

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Information Technology

Master of Science (MS) in Information Systems

Information Technology Management (Bachelor of Science)

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology (IT) Management program provides a solid foundation for students who wish to pursue careers as information technology professionals. Curriculum encompasses domains such as networking, security, architecture, design, and web technologies, while offering principles of management and leadership. This program addresses how technology impacts the global business environment and prepares students to become IT professionals who use technology to meet business needs.

Degree Summary


189 weeks (approx. 3.6 years) Starting a new course each month, with no transfer credit


Bachelor Degree Total Credits: 120


Total: $30,000 Books and Supplies: $0

Program Learning Outcomes

1 Examine the role of technology and the IT professional in an organization.
2 Identify challenges and opportunities regarding information technology governance.
3 Determine the benefits of information technology in global, national, and local enterprises.
4 Examine the impact of IT policies and processes on an organization.
5 Analyze IT resources, trends, and external and internal services that satisfy the needs of an organization.
6 Assess the various development methodologies used to deploy and maintain organizational systems.

Courses of Study and Requirements

Credits Required for Degree Completion 126 CREDITS


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