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Information Technology

The program in Information Technology (IT) prepares students for a professional career in IT.

The program provides students with sufficient technical strength and a comprehensive understanding of information technology practice in context to act as problem solvers in various settings.

The program emphasizes hands-on experience and requires students to participate in industrial internships or industry-sponsored projects.

The B.S. in Information Technology program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Information Technology Program Criteria.

Program OverviewMajor RequirementsMinor Requirements

Information Technology B.S., Specialization in System Administration is an optional specialization in System Administration to students interested in broadening their knowledge in this specific area of information technology and wishing the area of specialization in their degree.

Adding a Minor: Students interested in learning more about a minor in Information Technology should contact the Minor Faculty Adviser, Dr. Dae-Kyoo Kim (kim2@oakland.edu). Once approved by Dr. Kim, contact CSE Administrative Assistant, Sherry Rank (sherryrank@oakland.edu), to add the minor. 

Combined B.S/M.S. programs

Combined bachelor/master degree programs provide students an opportunity to complete a bachelor’s and master’s degree in less time than would be required if the two degrees were done independently. Students accepted for the B.S./M.S. Program must have a minimum overall undergraduate GPA of 3.2. Students may apply to the B.S./M.S. Program and be offered deferred admission to the graduate program during their junior year.

Information Technology, B.S./Computer Science, M.S.
Information Technology, B.S./Cybersecurity, M.S.
Information Technology, B.S./Software Engineering and Information Technology, M.S.

Contact Us
Mehdi Bagherzadeh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and CSE Academic Programs Coordinator
Office:EC 542
(248) 370-2208
mbagherzadeh@oakland.edu

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-447
(location map)
Dean's Office (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising (248) 370-2201
secsadvising@oakland.edu

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Center, Room 301
115 Library Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-447
(location map)
Dean's Office (248) 370-2217
Academic Advising (248) 370-2201