Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Technology

The Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) in Information Technology degree program is designed for you if you have an Associate of Applied Science in computing from a member institution of the Technical College System of Georgia (TSCG).

The B.A.S. at KSU can prepare you for many solid careers, from software developers and programmers to cybersecurity specialists. It can be an excellent stepping stone to more advanced degrees and career opportunities in the computer technology field. You will develop the skills needed to design, implement and maintain computer systems and networks for data processing and distribution.

As an I.T. professional, you'll develop creative problem-solving techniques and highly developed technical skills with strong logical and critical thinking capabilities.
Additionally, this B.A.S. degree is fully accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineers & Technology (ABET). 

If you have an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in a computing field from the following list with a G.P.A. of 2.3 or better from a Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) college, you can transfer into the B.A.S. degree program. 

  • Cisco Network Specialist
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Simulation/Game Developer
  • Computer Specialist
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Cyber Forensics Technology
  • Database Specialist
  • Database Administrator Specialist
  • E-Commerce Web Programming
  • Gaming Technology
  • Health Information Technology
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Information Systems Technology
  • Internet Specialist - Web Applications and Services Development
  • Internet Specialist - Web Site Design
  • Internet Specialist - Web Site Design Version 2
  • I.T. Professional
  • Linux Network Specialist
  • Micro Computer Specialist
  • Network Specialist
  • P.C. Maintenance Specialist
  • Windows Network Specialist
  • Web Application Development
  • Web Site Design
  • Windows Network Specialist

Your (A.A.S.) degree should be earned from one of the following Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Colleges:

  • Albany Technical College
  • Athens Technical College
  • Atlanta Technical College
  • Augusta Technical College
  • Bainbridge Technical College
  • Central Georgia Technical College
  • Chattahoochee Technical College
  • Coastal Pines Technical College
  • Columbus Technical College
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College
  • Georgia Piedmont Technical College
  • Gwinnett Technical College
  • Lanier Technical College
  • Moultrie Technical College
  • North Georgia Technical College
  • Oconee Fall Line Technical College
  • Ogeechee Technical College
  • Savannah Technical College
  • South Georgia Technical College
  • Southeastern Technical College
  • Southern Crescent Technical College
  • West Georgia Technical College
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

 

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Program Snapshot

Program Format: Face-to-Face, Online or Hybrid

Number of Credit Hours: 120 Total Hours

Entry Term: Fall, Spring, Summer

Time to Complete: Four-year Program

Primary Campus: Kennesaw

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Degree Pathway

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Applied Science in Information Technology Degree Benefits at Kennesaw State

  • Flexible Course Options – The information technology applied science degree offers flexible options to fit your needs and a busy schedule, including online, face-to-face, and hybrid (combination online and face-to-face) courses.

  • Hands-On Experience – You will receive hands-on training through classroom work. You'll have the opportunity to work in teams and participate in group projects to learn how to deliver high-quality solutions in a modern, rapidly changing world.

  • Diverse Career Options – As an IT graduate, you will have diverse career choices that will lead to quicker employment and higher education opportunities.

What can you do with an Applied Science in Information Technology degree?

Information Technology (IT) is in almost every aspect of our lives: the workplace, homes, communication devices, and even entertainment. Information Technology is one of the fastest-growing professions and offers a diverse set of career paths with the ability to work from anywhere in the world.

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network Architect
  • Software Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Project Manager
  • Web Developer
  • Health IT

 

Applied Science in Information Technology Salary and Career Information

A career in IT offers many paths that can easily align with your current and future goals. Below are just a few jobs achievable with a Bachelor's of Applied Science in Information Technology from KSU.


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Double Owl Pathways allows undergraduate students to obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees at significantly lower costs and in less time than pursuing each degree separately. KSU offers a variety of Pathways to choose from various disciplines, allowing students to graduate sooner and get a head start on their future careers.

Department of Information Technology

Kennesaw State University
Department of Information Technology
Atrium (Building J)
1100 South Marietta Parkway,
MD #9046
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: 470-578-3866

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