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Information Technology, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Saint Joseph’s University Information Technology major enables students to maintain a business network infrastructure. With a curriculum focused on designing, developing, deploying and maintaining computer‐based systems, IT professionals are integral assets to any organization. 
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An interdisciplinary program, the Information Technology major from Saint Joseph's University incorporates courses in computer science, economics, finance, accounting, and business intelligence, preparing students to work both in computer science, and the business world. 

The curriculum provides a foundation in financial and managerial accounting, while offering courses in data structures, computer architecture, discrete structures and database systems. Students who wish to study IT with a stronger focus in math and science can also consider the SJU’s computer science major.


Graduates are qualified to work as IT consultants, web developers and software engineers, and to pursue a master’s degree in a related 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 included:
  • Financial Accounting 
  • Managerial Accounting 
  • Computer Science 
  • Data Structures 
  • Computer Architecture 
  • Discrete Structures 
  • Computer Systems 
  • Software Engineering 
  • Database Systems 
  • Internet Applications 
  • Web Technologies 
  • Senior Project

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.

General Requirements

We require a high school diploma or recognized equivalent for admission to Saint Joseph’s University. Standard secondary school coursework includes the following core subject areas:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of mathematics
  • 2 years of history
  • 2 years of a laboratory science
  • 2 years of a world language

Competitive applicants typically exceed the minimum requirements and have taken four years in all five core subject areas.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    47740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    47740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 47740 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Philadelphia

  • 1313 - 2290 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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