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Information Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


With UMass Lowell's wide array of IT course offerings, students are able to study a number of different subjects including programming, networking, database management, website design, multimedia and more. Courses are available in topics such as Java Programming, Web Development, Linux / UNIX Systems Administration, Network Security, and Relational Database Concepts.

The Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology is available entirely online, or as a mix of online and on-campus courses – providing a high degree of flexibility and convenience for busy adult students and working professionals.

As a non-profit public institution, UMass Lowell is dedicated to providing an education that's affordable and world class – and it's all backed by the academic integrity of a top-ranked research University.


Academic Accreditation and Professional Memberships

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an accredited member of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • College Writing I
  • College Writing II
  • Economics I (Microeconomics) (SS)
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Computer Ethics - Recommended to Fulfill UML's Ethics Requirement
  • Business Writing
  • Technical and Scientific Communication
  • Economics II (Macroeconomics)
  • Precalculus Mathematics I
  • Discrete Structures I
  • Microsoft Office
  • Introduction to Programming W/C I
  • C Programming
  • Project-Based Information Systems
  • Information Systems I

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements

Admission to this program is open to individuals who have at minimum earned their high school diploma or who have successfully completed the GED test or the High School Equivalency Testing Program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    380 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 380 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    380 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 380 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

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Living costs for Lowell

  • 1130 - 2350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for students who qualify. Financial aid consists of grants, scholarships, loans, student employment, waivers, reimbursement programs, and other financial arrangements. Students must be matriculated in an eligible degree or certificate program and be enrolled in courses required for that program.

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