IT Program Options
What options are available for an IT degree?
You can choose to complete Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at Georgia Southern’s Statesboro Campus, the Armstrong Campus in Savannah, or fully online with the GA WebBSIT. Whether you are interested in databases and data analytics, web and mobile development, networking and datacenter management or cyber security, we have a degree program for you!
All Information Technology majors complete IT core courses available on either campus. You will have the opportunity to focus in your area of interest. See the overview of options below to help you choose your campus and program of study.
The Information Management specialization curriculum covers concepts and applications in data mining and knowledge discovery, data analytics, and business intelligence. The specialization builds on the IT core database and programming courses to provide depth. You will gain the skills to help businesses leverage data and make smarter business decisions. The Information Management specialization is offered at the Statesboro Campus.
Networking & Datacenter
The Networking and Datacenter Administration specialization available at the Statesboro Campus offers a hands-on, lab intensive approach that prepares you to hit the ground running when you graduate. The state-of-the-art equipment and software used by IT students in our networking labs are second to none. Courses cover network architecture, information storage and datacenter management, and network security.
Web & Mobile Foundations
The Web and Mobile Foundations specialization offered at the Statesboro Campus provides advanced course work in application development that builds on the IT core curriculum. You will use a variety of programming languages and learn standards-based web development practices covering front-end design, interface and interaction design, mobile web apps and infrastructure, full stack integration, and web and mobile security.
The BSIT Concentration in Data Science is offered at the Statesboro Campus. The concentration offers an innovative, hands-on curriculum with coursework in data mining, data analytics, visualization, data management, programming and a capstone experience in big data. As a data scientist, you will be the force driving our ability to use big data. Professional data scientists analyze an organization’s big data to discover trends and find meaning behind data to advise executives on how to improve the business and integrate new trends.
The Cyber Security degree program includes the BSIT core plus advanced courses in cyber security, providing student access to curriculum, programs, and industry partnerships that impart the skills and concepts applicable to 21st-century cyber workforce needs. This bachelor’s degree meets the requirements for the NSA center of excellence program. A Cyber Security minor and undergraduate certificate are also offered. The Cyber Security specialization options are only offered at the Armstrong Campus in Savannah, which is also home to the Center for Applied Cyber Education.
With more jobs requiring a degree for advancement, you may need a bachelor’s degree to move to the next stage in your IT career. The Georgia WebBSIT program lets you continue your current job while pursing the BSIT degree you’ll need to advance in IT. Courses are available via the Internet, so you can learn wherever you have Internet connection and a computer – at home, at work or on the road. The program is basically the last two years of a Bachelor degree, only the IT major courses, with the assumption the general education curriculum has been completed.
Last updated: 4/18/2018