Bachelor of Science in Information Technology


Prepare yourself to meet the rising demand for highly skilled information technology professionals with UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Offered 100% online or as a mix of online and on-campus courses, this flexible and affordable program will position you for success in today's increasingly technical and IT-centric world.

Online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology | UMass Lowell

With UMass Lowell's wide array of IT course offerings, you will build a solid foundation in commonly used information technology systems and languages with courses such as Java Programming, Survey of Programming Languages, Introduction to the Linux/Unix Operating System, C Programming, Visual Basic and Website Development.

Covering a variety of different areas including computer networking, e-commerce, website design, information security, database management, programming, multimedia and more, UMass Lowell's information technology courses are offered at least three times a year (Fall, Spring, and Summer) — enabling steady progress towards your degree.

Program Highlights:

  • Apply anytime
  • One of the most affordable tutions in the nation
  • Named one of the best online bachelor's degree programs by U.S. News & World Report
  • Transfer in up to 90 credits
  • Online students receive the same UMass Lowell degree and diploma as on-campus students

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Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $380
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Undergraduate Degree Application Fee $60
Total for Course** $1,170 ($380 x 3 credits = $1,140 + $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 registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).



Admission is open to students who have earned a high school diploma or a GED. UMass Lowell's online programs operate on a rolling admissions basis. There is no application deadline, and each application is reviewed as soon as all application materials are received.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please contact UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or to determine eligibility.

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Business Management
Computing and Information Technology