The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology will prepare students with practical hands on experience necessary to design, maintain and utilize various computing technologies. Multiple tracks allow for students to specialize in various content areas of interest to them.
Flexible Course Offering
Earn your degree full-time or part-time. We offer classes at times that work with your varied schedule! All classes are offered in daytime and evening hours. Many classes are also offered accelerated, hybrid format and/or online!
Outstanding Career Preparation
This program provides you with hands-on lab experiences in all courses. Build on your academic success by engaging in our student organizations, on campus competitions, and internship and co-op opportunities including virtual co-op programs.
Whatever your career focus, you can gain valuable on-the-job experience in an internship or co-op arranged through NKU Career Services.
NKU students are gaining professional experience with area businesses such as Duke Energy, Fidelity Investments, The Cincinnati Reds, Hewlett-Packard, Kroger, Procter & Gamble and The Cincinnati Bengals.
Job Prospects for Today and Tomorrow
Apply your education, skills and experiences gathered at NKU to launch your careers in the tech field. These positions are in high demand locally and nationally with projected increases for at least the next 10 years.
With the field of computer information technology being one of the fastest growing in the world, this degree prepares students to solve real-world problems in a variety of computing technologies. Potential careers include: Network Systems Administrator, Web Administrator, Database Administrator, and Computer Security Specialist.
Program Head, Cyber Security & Information Technology
I am from Ghana and moved to the USA in 2009. My wife and I have two sons (Malvin and Medwin) and a daughter (Mirabel). I had most of my education in Ghana and Europe (Germany and Denmark). Prior to joining NKU in Fall 2016, I taught at Livingstone College (NC), Towson University (MD) and State University of New York at Fredonia.
I earned my D.Sc. in Information Technology from Towson University in 2012. My research interest include, Network Performance Analysis, Bare Machine Computing and Cloud Computing.
The classes I enjoy teaching most are Networking, Programming and Database systems.