Information Technology Major

Earn your degree with a university that provides you with the hands-on experience needed to excel within the field of information technology.

What You'll Study

Information technology deals with using systems for storing, retrieving and sending information. We designed this major to prepare you for a career in performance support, project management, database systems and much more within the field.

Learn to write and produce interactive programs, design specific forms of databases and pull information using QBE and SQL—query languages used to retrieve and update information in programs. You’ll even be able to take part in internships to give you real-world experience in information technology. Conceptualizing, designing and implementing high-quality information systems—it’s an education and a career that's waiting for you.

Major

  • Information Technology Major

    To earn the bachelor's degree, you can choose to follow the general program curriculum or one, or several, of the following options in:

    • Database
    • E-commerce
    • Programming
    • Multimedia/web design
    • Networking
    • Security
    • Technical support

     

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Minors

Internships and Jobs

OUR STUDENTS HAVE INTERNED AT:
  •  Infinite Synergy
  •  RTI International Metals
  •  Diebold
  •  GBS Corp.
  •  Turning Technologies

STEM Internship Opportunities

OUR GRADUATES WORK FOR:
  •  Hewlett-Packard
  •  CAFARO
  •  Involta
  •  Diebold
  •  Turning Technologies

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One More Thing

The Information Technology program at Youngstown State University has built a solid foundation for me to continuously expand my IT knowledge."

Christopher Tokarsky, Class of 2016