Computers, networks and systems are behind almost every 21st Century business. So are information technology professionals. With a fully online Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Information Technology (IT) from Broadview University, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed as an IT professional. Broadview is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), so you’ll earn an online IT degree that counts in the real world.
With Broadview University’s CareerPath initiative, you’ll save up to 25% on tuition! Through this groundbreaking initiative, most of our classes are now offered in six-week sessions so you can take a full-time course load while focusing on fewer subjects. Because your bachelor’s degree program is fully online, you’ll have even more flexibility to fit your studies into your busy life. Take classes full-time, year-round and you can finish many of our degrees in as little as 36 months!
Your online education will teach you to solve complex technology issues that are key to keeping your future employer, not just up and running, but thriving. Thanks to Broadview’s exceptional reputation and more than 40 years in the local community, our graduates* have gone on to rewarding IT careers at places, such as:
(*July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2015)
Even though you’re learning online, you’ll never feel like you’re going it alone. You’ll learn from IT industry-experienced faculty who will make sure you have the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience you need to be successful in your future IT career. This online program was developed with input from local experts to ensure you receive an up-to-date and relevant education. You’ll gain expertise in:
Before you start your online studies, you can take our online learning orientation. This step-by-step guide will teach you how to use our online system and give you the guidance and confidence you need to succeed as an online learner. Our Service Desk will be there to assist you with any technological issues—seven days a week—via phone and email.
Through CampusConnect you’ll access your course materials, submit assignments and connect with your instructors and classmates. Through LibraryConnect, our virtual library, you’ll have access to our huge collection of reference materials, e-books, databases and journals—and support from our librarians.
In this integrative course, students learn formal methods to gather requirements for a project, model an existing system or business process, develop solution concepts, and plan the engineering, development, rollout, timeline and training process for the introduction of a new technology or solution. A hands-on approach to systems analysis and design is used throughout the course, with specific attention paid to understanding and creating Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams.
This course introduces information security as a discipline and profession. Topics include information security fundamentals and security threats, defenses, and countermeasures for personal, enterprise and network security. Assets such as desktops, laptops, network servers and removable media are analyzed for common security pitfalls. Students explore measures for protecting those assets and the information they contain. Best practices, policies and procedures for information security are discussed, analyzed and evaluated in terms of return on investment (ROI).
Students learn best practices for IT service management and IT service operations. One or more specific frameworks for describing IT infrastructure services may be used throughout the course to acquaint students with industry standards and practices.