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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

If you want to join a booming industry and get hired almost immediately after graduation, Winston-Salem State University’s degree in information technology is for you.

Since 2007, we’ve worked hard to become one of the best schools for information technology. After four years at our Piedmont Triad campus, you’ll graduate with a bedrock of knowledge in computer systems development that will serve you well for the rest of your career. Our information technology degree is accredited, so your future employers will know that WSSU alumni are fully prepared for information technology jobs the day they graduate.

Save a year with the 5-Year BS–MS (4+1) track at Winston-Salem State University.

Complete two degrees in one and significantly increase your starting salary by taking WSSU’s 5-year MS track. With this option, you spend one extra year at Winston-Salem State and leave with both your bachelor’s degree in information technology and your master’s degree in computer science and information technology.

Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology at Winston-Salem State University

Your information technology education prepares you for a successful career. In the classroom, you’ll learn the latest computing techniques and tools; outside the classroom, you’ll put your knowledge to work in the real world.

Get hands-on experience in your field

Shadow a professional to see your future career in action. Study abroad to see how information technology is used globally. Join a summer internship to get experience in information technology jobs before you apply. Regardless of which activity you choose, the hands-on experience you’ll gain at WSSU will make you a stand-out candidate to employers.

Expert faculty and personal guidance

With a 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio, our experienced information technology degree faculty will give you the attention you need to succeed, in class and beyond.

Innovative collaboration

Information technology education is constantly changing as it keeps pace with advancements in technology and society. WSSU students benefit from The Ideas Lab @ The College , a multidisciplinary creative hub that brings students, faculty, staff and other innovators together.

What You Can Do With Your Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology

Almost all of our information technology degree graduates find information technology jobs or are accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation.

Your career path options include:

Career outlook for information technology jobs

Between 1970 and 2016, information technology jobs increased tenfold, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

That increase continues today — in fact, computer and information technology jobs are anticipated to grow 13% through 2030, which is faster than the average occupation, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

See the Courses in Your WSSU Information Technology Education

Our information technology degree students receive a solid foundation in computer systems development and support. Over four or five years (full- or part-time), you’ll take classes at our historic campus — and some online as well, so you can work them into your schedule in a way that’s convenient for you.

Your bachelor’s degree in information technology courses may include:

Explore the course catalog and program requirements.

Your Experience as an Information Technology Major at Winston-Salem State

Student Life at WSSU

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Support and Resources Available to You

You’ll find a community of like-minded peers who care about making an impact in their community at Winston-Salem State, one of the top 10 HBCUs changing the world. Through student organizations and service-learning opportunities, as part of WSSU’s “Ramily” you’ll connect with others who share your passions and make a difference while learning critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

WSSU is a low-cost university and your degree is subsidized by government support, so your information technology education is affordable from the start. In fact, WSSU is ranked first in the nation among HBCUs for social mobility. You’ll also have access to additional support in the form of WSSU’s merit- and need-based financial aid, which many students qualify for as well.

Learn more about paying for college here.

UCaLL and we answer! University College and Lifelong Learning (UCaLL) supports you from your first year to your graduation. From advising to tutoring and more, you’ll get the help you need — when you need it — from people invested in your success.

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Take the Next Step

At WSSU, we will support your journey to #BeTheNext information scientist, website designer or cybersecurity expert — whatever information technology path you choose, we can help.

From the moment I stepped onto the campus, I knew this was the college meant for me. The small family-oriented campus had me instantly in love. I couldn’t imagine going to another college.

Alexandra R, Information Technology

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