Information technology (IT) is part of almost everything we do. From the apps we use on our phone to the online games we play with friends, our lives are immersed in information technology. The rapid change of technology has also transformed the way we communicate, share and store information, conduct business, and connect with the world.
Behind all the systems are people with creative and clever minds. These people build, run, and improve the applications we use every day.
Whether you know a little or a lot about information technology, the School of Information Technology at Illinois State prepares you for an exciting IT profession. It's a large field with many career opportunities. You’ll learn from the experts and also get your hands on real-world projects.
Who knows, you might create the next big thing.
Protect computer networks from cybercrimes such as hacking and data theft.
Design, manage, and secure networks.
Get a solid foundation of knowledge and skills to write computer programs.
Learn fundamental computer skills and programming useful in any profession.
Expand your knowledge in computer science theory and practice, with an emphasis on software development and data science. Graduates are prepared to continue onto PhD studies or advance their professional career.
This program will start in the fall of 2021.
Learn about the application of information technology to real-world problems. Select one of our specialized Master of Science in Information Systems sequences: