Graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Program can expect to pursue career advancement in the field of information technology. Project Management is one of the Career Focus Areas offered by Kaplan University under the Applied Technology Track. Kaplan University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Students are required to complete of one hundred eighty (180) credit hours to be eligible for graduation. Major Courses include Introduction top Website Development, Foundations in Information Technology, Desktop Administration, Networking Concepts, 200 Level Mathematics Elective, Project Management I, Human Computer Interaction, Technology Infrastructure, Systems Analysis and Design, Bachelor’s Capstone in Information Technology, Database Concepts Using Microsoft Access or Data Modeling for Health Informatics, Foundations of Programming Using Visual Basic or Foundations of Programming Using Java, Internet Business Fundamentals or Management of Information Systems, Introduction to Management or Small Business Management or Global Business, Structured Query Language or Database Design or Managing Technological Innovation, and IT Consulting Skills or Information Technology Externship. Career Focus Area Courses include Project Management II, Business Process Management, and Outcomes Assessment and Quality Management. A specified number of Open Electives and Core Courses are also required.
The Applied Technology Track places emphasis on using and managing information systems and technologies to serve organizational, employee, and customer needs. The Project Management Focus Area is suitable for students seeking career positions that would require overseeing project elements. Graduates can pursue advanced degrees through a master’s degree program.
Possible career positions include IT Project Manager, Network Administration, or Web Project Manager.