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Information Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
With Franklin University’s B.S. Information Technology degree program, you’ll be well prepared for a dynamic career in every type of industry from government to enterprise, nonprofit to corporate, and business to healthcare.
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Overview

Information technology professionals have described the profession in just three words. “Challenge with reward.” And no wonder. IT is one of the fastest growing and most diverse fields. From database administration to infrastructure analysis, IT is the cornerstone of business technology support.

Franklin University’s transfer-friendly Information Technology degree program curriculum equips you with the mission-critical skills employers are looking for in the areas of network and systems administration, infrastructure management, information security, database administration, and IT project management.

Information Technology Career Opportunities

  • Database Administrator

Database Administrators create solutions for computer-based data storage, retrieval, management, tracking, and manipulation.

  • Help Desk Technical Specialist

Help Desk Technical Specialists provide technical support by troubleshooting software, hardware and system problems, answering end-user questions, and resolving problems.

  • IT Project Manager

IT Project Managers lead and manage a wide range of technology projects, including system installation and upgrades, security initiatives, and application development.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Assurance
  • Linux Administration
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Information Technology Capstone

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    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 your online application using an email address that you check regularly. After you’ve applied, you’ll receive login information by email so you can track your application’s progress.
  • Apply for admission to Franklin University any time. Because our admission process for international students includes several steps to ensure a successful start, we encourage you to apply as early as possible -- at least 8 weeks before your program’s start date. 
  • Request your official transcripts from post-secondary institutions located in the U.S. and have them submitted directly to Franklin University’s Office of Transfer and Articulation.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    526 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 526 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    398 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 398 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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