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Information Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

IT professionals work anywhere from small businesses to multi-national corporations in a huge variety of roles, from testing security to developing websites to installing computer networks. Learn about computer networks, databases, security, and web systems in small classes with leading faculty.

Information Technology (IT) is amongst the most popular and in-demand fields of study. As long as technology stays, the information technology field will always be in demand. Let’s try to understand the importance of having a degree in this field.  

What is Information Technology at Salem State University?

  • Information technologists focus on the use of existing solutions (products) as building blocks to be used to construct information-processing environments and on the management (integration, maintenance, and administration) of these environments.
  • The emphasis of an information technology (IT) degree is on the understanding of the concepts and the know-how of technology. Information technology specialists need a fundamental understanding of the capabilities of computer-based technologies to effectively select and assemble components into information processing environments that satisfy the information processing needs of businesses and organizations and then manage and administer these environments

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Suggested deadline for national students is 1st of May. We follow a rolling admission process for most programs.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Oral Communication
  • Personal Growth and Responsibility
  • Creative Expression and Appreciation
  • The Human Past
  • Contemporary Society
  • World Cultures
  • Scientific Reasoning Laboratory Course
  • Any Scientific Reasoning Course
  • Quantitative Reasoning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    6

    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:

    550

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Send us your transcripts
  • Submit your standardized test scores
  • Submit Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18480 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18480 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11675 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Salem

  • 1100 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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