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Information Technology

Empowering Your Career in Information Technology

Georgia Southern University’s Information Technology department unfolds a comprehensive suite of programs for an ever-evolving tech landscape. Pursue a Bachelor’s in IT with specializations such as Cyber Security or Network and Data Center, or elevate your expertise with a Master’s degree. At Georgia Southern University, we focus on hands-on experience in state-of-the-art facilities bolstered by strong industry connections, ensuring students acquire practical, job-ready skills. With options ranging from traditional on-campus courses to a fully online Bachelor’s program, the department offers a well-rounded IT education that meets various learning preferences.

Innovate Your Future

Georgia Southern University provides extensive Information Technology education, including specializations in Cyber Security, Information Management, and Data Science. The department offers a fully online option and a Master’s degree with flexible thesis choices. Additional IT and Cyber Security minors complement these offerings, providing a customized IT education for each student.

Degree Programs

Accredited Pioneers

Our IT program was one of the first in the country to be accredited by the ABET.

Interactive Excellence

Experience cutting-edge network equipment and computer hardware in our interactive labs and classrooms.

Flexible, Hands-On Learning

Explore in-person and online IT programs focused on hands-on, industry-relevant learning experiences.

Club Connections

Connect with engineering students in campus groups like ITP, IEEE, WIT, and others.

Visualize Your Future


Average Salary

As you consider careers in IT, imagine yourself thriving in roles like Data Analysts, Network Managers or Cyber Security Specialists. Your path could lead you to big names like Progressive Insurance, Microsoft or AT&T, with an impressive average salary of $118,520 in Georgia (2021). IT isn’t just about tech firms; it’s everywhere – from manufacturing to healthcare, entertainment, and even defense. Whether in a large tech company or a dynamic startup, your IT skills open doors to endless possibilities, shaping a future without limits.

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IT Professionals are working to keep you connected during this global pandemic... Do you have what IT takes? Find out more about Georgia Southern's IT Programs

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) is changing our world including how we live, work, learn and play. IT is becoming pervasive across almost everything we do. The same is true for businesses. A wide range of employment opportunities in IT exist because IT is required for most companies to be competitive or even to exist in today’s markets.

IT remains one of the FASTEST GROWING JOB SECTORS in America. The IT program at Georgia Southern University prepares students to hit the ground running in specializations in information management, networking and datacenter management, cyber-security, web and mobile development, as well as our new data science concentration. View our IT program options to see which one is right for you.

Delivery of our curriculum involves significant HANDS-ON EXPERIENCES in world class facilities. Students are engaged and learn practical, current and applied skills that are valued by employers.

Academic Alliances with industry partners provide IT majors with experience using state of the art equipment with access to professional level software; and our IT Internship program assures that students are WORK-READY when they graduate.

Information Technology Degrees and Programs

The Department of Information Technology offers the following degrees and programs:

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We welcome you to explore our website or come by for a visit to see what our program has to offer. Feel free to contact us at anytime for more information.

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