B.Sc. On Campus Online

Information Technology

Northeastern University

48 months
541 USD/credit 16230 USD/year
541 USD/credit 16230 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at Northeastern University offers you a comprehensive, experiential foundation in the most current information technology skills sought by local, national, and global employers.


Focused on one of the fastest-growing job markets, the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology bachelor’s degree completion program offers a program that fosters critical thinking as it demystifies critical technology. You’ll develop strengths in all aspects of IT with an experiential focus, acquiring valuable knowledge and hands-on skills.

Optional concentrations in Applications Development (including web programming, mobile programming and databases) and Cybersecurity (including network security, computer forensics and software vulnerabilities) will give you a grounding in high-demand professional tools to help launch or boost your career. You’ll also reinforce core business competencies such as project management, business communications, group dynamics, and organization skills, and your existing certifications such as A+, network certifications, or Project Management Professional may be applied toward course credits.


This degree program at Northeastern University is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in information technology and improve their aptitude for quantitative methods, programming, web and multimedia design, system and network administration, networking, and security.

Candidates for this program may be interested in pursuing a career in:

  • Computer network, systems, or database administrator
  • Information systems scientist or analyst
  • Web or multimedia designer
  • Networking or security specialist
  • Software developer or programmer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Operating Systems Concepts
  • Principles of Systems Analysis and Design
  • End-User Data Analysis Tools
  • Programming (Java)
  • Networking Foundations
  • Database Management Systems
  • Web and Mobile Development
  • IT Project Management
  • Information Security Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

    • Online application
    • Academic transcripts: official high school degree or completed attestation form or official GED or official associate degree showing degree conferral and date
    • Academic transcripts from each institution you previously attended
    • Official foreign transcripts: must include English translation. We encourage you to submit a course-by-course evaluation of your diploma(s) and transcript(s)
    • Proof of English language proficiency: ONLY for students for whom English is not their primary language

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 541 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    16230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 541 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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