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Information Technology, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #901 (ARWU) Lowell, MA, United States
The need for professionals with a strong information technology background is continuing to grow as business, government, schools, and other organizations seek new applications for computers and networks within the workplace. Apply now for this Information Technology program at University of Massachusetts Lowell.
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With University of Massachusetts Lowell's wide array of Information Technology 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.

Learning outcomes

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

  • More details:

    There is no deadline to apply, and you may apply at any time during the year.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended, Online

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • College Writing 
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Computer Ethics - Recommended to Fulfill UML's Ethics Requirement
  • Business Writing
  • Technical and Scientific Communication
  • Economics II (Macroeconomics)
  • Discrete Structures 
  • Microsoft Office

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • Admission to this rogram 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.
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Face-to-Face Courses and Audit- $340 per credit

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.


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