Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

About: 

An information technology degree can start you off on a successful career. While the field of information technology will continue to change, a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology from UMass Lowell will ensure that you have a solid foundation in the discipline and the broad expertise you need in order to succeed.

The need for professionals with a strong information technology background continues to increase as business, government, schools, and other organizations seek new applications for computers and networks in the workplace.

To meet this need, UMass Lowell offers online learners the opportunity to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology entirely online or as a mix of online and on-campus courses.

Program Highlights:

  • Ranked One of the Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in IT
    Degrees by GetEducated.com
  • Ranked One of the Best Online Bachelor's in IT Degree Programs
    by TheBestSchools.org
  • Outstanding faculty
  • Flexibility and convenience
  • Committed to student success

Learn more about this program:

To receive more information and connect with the program manager, please click on inquire now to the right.

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Click here for more information on UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program.

RESIDENTS OF ARKANSAS, KANSAS AND MINNESOTA
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is not presently accepting applications or registrations for online courses, degrees or certificate programs from residents of Arkansas, Kansas or Minnesota. Due to recent legislative changes the University of Massachusetts Lowell is not seeking state authorization to offer online programs in those states. State and federal laws require colleges and universities to receive state authorization to offer online programs in states other than their own. Current UML students that move their residence to one of these states should contact Catherine_Hamilton@uml.edu in Online and Continuing Education to determine their eligibility to continue their program of study.

 

 

Tuition/Fees: 

New students register for courses using UMass Lowell's New Student Registration Form. Follow the instructions for registering included on the form. Current students register for their courses online by logging in to the secure Student Information System (SIS).

Please see Fee Schedule below.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $375
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Late Fee for Non-payment $50
Undergrad Degree Application Fee $60
Total for Course** $1,155 ($375 x 3 credits = $1,125 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For additional registration information, visit UMass Lowell's Division of Online and Continuing Education website. Registration is administered through UMass Lowell's Registrar's Office. If you have questions regarding registration, please contact the Registrar's Office at 978-934-2550.

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Did you know?

The University of Massachusetts has earned many awards for its distance learning programs, faculty, and technology including:

  • Ranked One of the Most Affordable Online Bachelor's in IT Degrees by GetEducated.com
  • Ranked One of the Best Online Bachelor's in IT Degree Programs by TheBestSchools.org
  • Ranked as a Top Online Bachelor's Program by U.S. News & World Report
  • 21st Century Best Practices Award, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
  • Excellence in Faculty Development, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Programming, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Teaching, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Distance Teaching Education, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) 
Admissions: 

To be considered for acceptance into a certificate or degree program, students must hold a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate. UMass Lowell's Division of Online and Continuing Education operates on a rolling admissions basis. There is no deadline, and each application is reviewed when the student's file is complete. Students must be admitted to a degree or certificate program in order to be eligible for most financial aid.

Admission is competitive. Apply early! Applying is easy:

1. Read application form instructions carefully. Click here for the application. 

2. Submit official transcripts of all college, university, or post-secondary schools attended, along with course descriptions.

3. For applicants with no previous college/university experience: Submit official high school transcripts or its equivalent (GED certificate).

4. Once you have completed the application, send it to the address below:

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Division of Online & Continuing Education
OCE Admissions - Southwick Hall, Rm 203
1 University Avenue
Lowell, MA, 01854

5. Academic Counselors and Program Coordinators are available to answer questions regarding programs and the matriculation process. Appointments can be made by calling 978-934-2474.

6. The application is in a PDF file. Click here for the application. You will need an Acrobat Reader application by Adobe to view and print the application. If you don't have the Acrobat Reader application, you can download the installation from their website for free.

Download by clicking here or download at http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/main.html

For additional information on the application process for UMass Lowell's online undergraduate degrees, visit http://continuinged.uml.edu/apply.htm.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please check with UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office to determine eligibility.

For more information or if you have additional questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or financialaidquestions@uml.edu.

Request Information

Contact: 
UMass Lowell Online & Continuing Education
Phone: 
1-800-480-3190
Campus: 
Lowell
Level: 
Undergraduate
Type: 
Bachelor's Degree
Credits: 
120
Tuition Per Credit: 
$375
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Computer Science
Computing
Information Technology
Operations and Information Management
Degree Finder Course Finder Request Information 877-MY-UMASS