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Information Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Frostburg, MD, United States
A bachelor’s degree in Information Technology at Frostburg State University prepares you to dive head-first into the thriving worlds of both business and computer information systems. As organizations increasingly rely on electronics to stay connected and functioning, demand has skyrocketed for computer professionals who can make technology decisions with the businesses’ needs in mind. 
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Overview

Highlights:

  • Make your skill set shine with fluency in all the latest tools and techniques, an important trait in the rapidly changing world of electronics and information handling.
  • Pick a track specialization to boost your degree with experience working in your field of choice.
  • Join the Frostburg State University chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and enjoy all the resources and membership perks it has to offer.
  • Find friends and other passionate IT students in the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor society or in the student-run Computer Club.
  • Collect your stand-out projects and programs into a portfolio that will impress your future employer and get you the job you want.
  • Enjoy all the state-of-the-art technology and support available in the Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology, the new home of the Computer Science & Information Technologies department.

Career

Students entering the Information Technology field can expect to be in high demand upon graduation. Positions like network architect, computer systems analyst, database administrator and systems manager are expected to grow much faster than the national average. Well-qualified systems specialists also enjoy very good prospects for advancement, as many businesses have a hard time finding qualified applicants in this rapidly growing field. 

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

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting Systems
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Structured Systems Analysis and Design
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Database Systems 
  • Network Implementation
  • Operating Systems
  • PC Module Installation and Maintenance
  • PC Software Installation and Maintenance
  • Diversity in the Global Information Technology
  • Knowledge Management
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Security and Risk Management
  • Project Management
  • Capstone Course

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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:

    5.5

    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:

    500

    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

  • Submit an original Application for Admission to Frostburg State University. 
  • Pay the one-time application fee of $45.00 (USD) to Frostburg State University. 
  • Submit official or school certified academic transcript(s) from all high schools and/or colleges/universities attended.  
  • Submit an International Student Certification of Financial Support form along with required supporting financial documents.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20800 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Frostburg

  • 1216 - 2060 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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