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Online Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology

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Stand Out in an In-Demand Field with IT Skills for the Future

85% Job Placement Rate for Graduates

Student Engagement Opportunities

Prepare for Industry Certifications

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  • Duration 3.5 years
  • Cost per Credit $435
  • Credit Hours 124

Program Benefits

  • Small faculty-to-student ratio
  • Prep for industry certifications
  • Hands-on learning opportunities
  • Eight-week terms

Discover Solutions to Problems as a Competent IT Professional

The demand for IT business professionals is exceptionally high, and a BS in Computer Information Technology degree from Methodist University will prepare you with the hands-on training you need to enter various roles.

Your courses are consistent with nationally accredited programs, addressing the technological needs of the 21st century. Tailor your learning with numerous electives, or pursue a minor without extending your graduation date.

This 100% online IT degree offers two career-focused concentrations in Business Information Systems and Cybersecurity and Information Assurance. Choose the concentration that best supports your long-term professional goals and prepare to solve real-world problems with combined computer and business skills. Get ready to enter business systems, cybersecurity, computer science, accounting, or information technology roles.

Career Outlook: Qualify for In-Demand Positions

Prepare to enter a career field that the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects will grow 11% from 2019 to 2029 — nearly three times the rate for all occupations.1 Whether you choose a concentration in business information systems or cybersecurity and information assurance, the online computer information technology degree will prepare you for numerous in-demand roles, including database developer, which has a median salary of $93,750.2

Careers and Salaries

Choose from Two Concentrations

The 100% online Bachelor’s in Computer Information Technology degree offers two concentration options that help you develop skills that can be immediately applied in the workplace. Take the next step towards career advancement with the concentration that best supports your long-term professional goals.

BS in Computer Information Technology: Business Information Systems

Prepare for career success with a program that combines computer and business skills to create useful applications and solve real-world problems.

BS in Computer Information Technology: Cybersecurity and Information Assurance

Prepare to meet the demands of today’s tech employers with career-ready skills for configuring operating systems and developing remote access solutions.


Enhance your degree by adding one of three available 100% online minors — Accounting, Business Administration, and Marketing. Our minors are structured to help you advance in the career path you want most and impress potential employers with your dedication to learning.

To learn more about our minors and how you can add one to your degree, visit our minors webpage. You can also request more information about a minor or contact an enrollment counselor directly at 910.212.4956.

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Build a Mix of Technical and Business Skills

Develop as a dynamic professional through a curriculum that focuses on technical and business competencies. The business information systems concentration will teach you to innovate solutions that deliver a return on investment. The program culminates with a capstone project in which you’ll create a portfolio-caliber application that solves a real-world challenge.

Course Highlights:

  • CSC 3050 Software Engineering in UNIX Programming Environment
  • CSC 4200 Database Management
  • CSC 4111 Computer Security and Network Virtualization
  • CSC 3851 Computer Forensics and Incident Response

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Take the First Step Towards Success in Your Information Technology Career

Transfer up to 93 credits

No GRE/GMAT required

Your 100% online Bachelor’s in Computer Information Technology degree begins with admission to Methodist University. Get started on your application today to take the first step towards unlimited professional opportunities in a rapidly growing field.

Completed Application
A high school diploma or GED
Official transcripts (if you have transfer credits) and a high school transcript or GED transcript
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Invest in Your Education with an Online Degree

$435 per credit hour

Transfer up to 93 credit hours

With Methodist University, your degree is within reach. We believe your education is an investment in your future, which is why we strive to make our online degrees affordable for every student. Financial aid, including federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities are available.

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What You’ll Learn

With the online Bachelor’s in Computer Information Technology degree, you’ll gain essential business knowledge along with career-ready skills for a variety of technology careers. Whether you choose to study business information systems or cybersecurity and information assurance, you’ll build the expertise and competitive edge you need for career success.

Program Outcomes

  • Gain knowledge of computer science and other technologies that spur business growth.
  • Acquire the technical skills needed for a career in database development and related fields.
  • Learn to solve business challenges by developing as a systematic problem-solver.
  • Get an introduction to Java, C++, Visual Basic, and other programming languages.
  • Bolster your technical knowledge through a study of core business topics.

Why Study Online?

Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.

You’ll also have access to all of MU’s academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.

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Financial Aid

You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.

Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have other questions not answered here? Request more information or call 910.212.4956.

You can complete this online program in three to five years. To help you graduate faster, Methodist University accepts up to 93 transfer credits from a regionally accredited university. Explore more details on the admissions page.

This flexible program is available in full- and part-time formats. Choose the format that works best for you, with the option to continue working as you earn this degree. To review the curriculum for this online program, visit the courses page.

The program’s total tuition is $53,940, and the cost per credit hour is $435. This estimate does not include fees or other costs you may incur. More than 97% of students receive significant financial aid to reduce the “sticker price” of $53,940, which raises the value of your BS in Computer Information Technology degree. Plus, numerous scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

*This is an estimate of the total tuition based on the current school year and is subject to change.

To gain admission into the program, you must provide:

  • Completed application
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Methodist University requires the submission of a copy of all previous unofficial transcripts (High School and Colleges/Universities) for acceptance and admission. The initial review process allows unofficial transcripts to be utilized, which can lead to a provisional acceptance if admitted. *Official Transcripts will be required to remove the provisional status and receive full acceptance. Please reach out to your Enrollment Counselor to discuss our Transcript Ordering Service which can obtain transcript records on your behalf

Learn more about the admissions process on our admissions page.

Yes. For this program, Methodist University accepts up to 93 transfer credits from a regionally accredited university. To review the eligibility requirements, request more information or call 910-212-4956 to speak with a knowledgeable counselor.

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