UMass Lowell's 10-course Bachelor of Science in Information Technology: Second Degree is intended for those who already possess a bachelor's degree in a different discipline and are interested in transitioning to a new career in IT.

Those who enroll in this program will position themselves for success in today's increasingly IT-centric world by gaining a solid foundation in commonly used information technology systems and languages.

Program Highlights:

  • One of the most affordable tuitions in the nation
  • Ranked as a top online bachelor's program by U.S. News & World Report
  • Apply anytime
  • Earn your degree from a public research university and a leader in online education 
  • 100% online

Learn More About This Program

For more information, visit UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology: Second Degree webpage.



Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $380
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
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 the Solution Center at 978-934-2000 or TSC@uml.edu to determine eligibility.