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Computer and Information Technology, B.Sc.

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The online Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology degree helps students earn the credentials needed to build a strong foundation in the computer information technology industry
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Why Choose to Learn Computer Information Technology @WKU?

  • Transfer (2+2) students can complete the Bachelor's in Computer Information Technology degree with just 36 hours  of CIT courses. Excellent CIT students can also complete the online Master of Science in Engineering Technology Management degree in just 21 more hours!
  • The WKU Computer Information Technology program actively recruits IT students with AAS degrees, providing program credit for existing lower-level technology course hours. This can significantly reduce the overall student cost of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Not only can the degree be completed quickly, but the Computer Information Technology degree at WKU is completely online!
  • And, CIT@WKU is ranked #13/500 by as a best online bachelor's degree in computer information technology. WKU's online bachelor's programs are also ranked #2 by US News and World Report's Best Online Bachelor’s Programs  (for 2015).
  • In terms of technical skills, the Computer Information Technology degree is track free! It covers fundamental and advanced technologies in an elective format, allowing students to choose the courses that interest them the most.
  • And, because the Computer Information Technology degree emphasizes the enhancement of student employability, in addition to traditional technical skills, the program also stresses the soft skills that many employers are looking for in top candidates.
  • Many Computer Information Technology faculty teach for other schools of technology, which expands their technical and teaching expertise. In addition, some have years of applied industry experience, helping them share the real-world perspective with their students.
  • In addition to faculty, many Computer Information Technology students are already working in the computer information technology field. This provides an opportunity for students with less experience to cross pollinate with experienced peers.
  • The Computer Information Technology degree is regionally accredited, which means students will likely be able to transfer credit should they seek an advanced degree at a later date.
  • The Computer Information Technology program has an arrangement with Microsoft Imagine, VMware, and Testout, providing students with professional-level developer, designer, and training tools at little or no additional cost.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • On-Line Training Foundations 
  • Web Development Database Administration
  • Telecommunications 
  • Systems Development
  • Advanced Systems Architecture 
  • Systems Administration 

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.

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    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.

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    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


  • A completed application (open WKU application for admission)
  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Official Academic Records from schools attended with grades and any degrees/diplomas/certificates received.  Should also include a literal English translation.
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Financial Evidence of Support
  • Students transferring from within the US will need to fill out the Transfer-In Form
  • All necessary documents, including academic records, and proof of English language proficiency, must be received before an admission decision can be made.
International students must also provide financial evidence of support in order to obtain an I-20.

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

    540 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    540 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
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