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Information and Telecommunication Systems, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
The J. Warren McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems (ITS) offered by Ohio University will prepare you for a career in the rapidly growing information and telecommunication systems field.
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ITS offers the Bachelor of Science in Information and Telecommunication Systems degree. To earn your degree, you will work with ITS faculty in the classroom and will utilize the School's extensive laboratory facilities, gaining hands-on experience with the technologies that are revolutionizing the way that individuals, businesses, and governments communicate.  

You will learn about the design, management, regulation, and application of information network technology, as well as how businesses acquire and sell networking products and services. You will learn about IP networking–the basis of the Internet and foundation of communication applications like the World Wide Web and streaming video–and many other new and developing areas: wireless networking, mobile applications, consumer broadband access, the Internet of Things, Smart Cities, personal privacy, to name a few. 

You will study at Ohio University how these technologies integrate into the business world, changing the way businesses operate.  You will also examine the intersections of economic and public policy with information technology.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Information network technology is the lifeblood of modern business. The intersection of networking technology and business practices encompasses a wide variety of jobs, and ITS graduates can be found in many different roles. The School's blend of theoretical study and practical experience continues to prove attractive to employers, including Fortune 500 companies, throughout the United States.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Geographic Analysis of Telecommunication Systems
  • Competition and Market Structure in Telecommunications Industries
  • International Communication Networks
  • Pricing of Telecommunications Services
  • Communication Network Analysis and Design
  • Privacy in the Internet Age Credit
  • Wireless Telecommunications
  • Voice over IP
  • Telecommunication Network Security
  • Encrypted Communication
  • Internet Engineering
  • Topical Seminar
  • Foundations of Accounting
  • Decision Making with Accounting
  • Law and Society
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Foundations of Financial Management
  • Marketing Principles
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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