Kaylor Jones is a junior at Grand Canyon University studying professional writing and psychology in the Honors College. Her dream is to be able to combine her love for writing and passion for travel in a way that will change people’s perspectives on the world. She hopes to one day touch people’s lives in the same way so many have touched hers. When she’s not at work or school, she enjoys learning new things, painting and listening to 80’s rock music. Her favorite thing in the world is her dog.
GCU’s Information Technology Programs
People sometimes assume that IT is always related to working at helpdesks and fixing computers. While the helpdesk is a possible career destination for IT students, it is not the only path associated with information technology. Grand Canyon University offers multiple bachelor’s degrees in different facets of IT to allow students to make informed decisions when attempting to navigate their areas of interest.
What can you do With an IT Degree?
In an information technology program, students learn to apply technology solutions to manage and support an organization. Potential careers include IT manager, IT specialist, IT project manager, network support specialist, systems administrator or systems integrator. Other options also include database administrator, network and computer systems administrator or computer systems analyst.
BS in Information Technology
GCU’s BS in Information Technology teaches students to develop solutions and drive organizations to improve the development, configuration and management of technology. One of the overall goals of the program is to instruct learners on how to manage and support an organization through technology.
BS in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity
This cybersecurity program combines the core competencies of IT with information about the relationships among cyber defense, cyber operations and cyber law. Students will learn to problem solve using technology and computer programming. The degree combines a rigorous IT curriculum with knowledge of how to defend and protect network systems.
To learn more about the flexible and affordable degree programs offered through the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, visit our website or click the Request More Information button on this page.