What are the Benefits of Earning an Online IT Degree?

By Jessica Meyer

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At Grand Canyon University, the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology aims to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to secure an organization’s information technology infrastructure. If you are considering an IT degree, but have a difficult schedule to work around, then earning an online degree could be a perfect fit for you. GCU’s online IT degree offers several benefits to help you take the next step in your education.


As a student in GCU’s online IT degree program, you have the benefit of a school schedule that is flexible and convenient. You have the freedom to choose when and where you want to study. GCU’s intuitive learning system makes it easy for online students to stay on track and keep up with their assignments. Online students also have access to a variety of resources, including an online library and tutoring services.


Grand Canyon University recognizes online students as members of the GCU community. As a result, online students have full access to all campus amenities. As a student earning an online IT degree, you are encouraged to attend your graduation ceremony, NCAA Division I sporting events, theatrical shows and other events on campus.

High-Quality Degree and Full-Time Faculty

At GCU, earning an online IT degree is just as valuable as earning an IT degree on campus. GCU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Online students work with full-time faculty and fully trained adjunct instructors, and earn the same high-quality education as students on GCU’s campus. After completing GCU’s online IT degree program, you will be qualified to earn an IT-related position such as an information security analyst, network and computer administrator or computer and information systems manager.

If GCU’s online degrees sound like a perfect fit for your busy schedule, visit our website today to get more information!

Written by Jessica Meyer, a senior majoring in marketing at GCU.

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Grand Canyon University. Any sources cited were accurate as of the publish date.