Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Technology

Turning technology into opportunity.

Information, including confidential data, is the lifeblood of business. Companies need to identify customers, monitor transactions, analyze performance, forecast spending, give employees tools to do their jobs, and make decisions that mean success or failure. Collecting, safeguarding, and using that data make the job of the computer professional critical—and creates an opportunity to launch a career as an IT generalist or specialist.

"We've had great success with the interns and graduates from PTC. The instructors do a great job preparing students for their future careers by giving them real-world experience and training. We find the students to be a great fit into our busy environment here at NetServe365. We even have graduates that have been with our organization for over 10 years." DaShawn Boring
Operations Center Manager, NetServe365

Choose one of four paths within this major.

Explore the world of information systems and technology as a generalist, or focus on one of three concentrations. Our program is one of just a handful in Pennsylvania offering graduates the competitive career edge of three dynamic concentrations within one degree.

Developing your abilities. Designing your future.

Companies across the country have a growing need for qualified systems architects to design and build their IT infrastructures. And they’re paying top dollar for qualified people. It all adds up to a median annual salary of $97,873.* Welcome to the law of supply and demand. And an opportunity to build a rewarding, fulfilling career.

In the Information Systems Development concentration, you'll focus on software development, its tools, processes, and practices. You'll also study management techniques, systems design, and development and implementation techniques. You can complete your degree in as little as 36 months, spending 33 months in the classroom and three months in your internship.

Be on the front lines of safeguarding information.

Cybersecurity postings have grown rapidly in Pittsburgh, at three times the rate of IT jobs overall since 2010. Information Security Analysts are projected to grow at 20% over the next ten years, one of the top IT occupations, and among the top 5% of all occupations.*

In the Information Systems Security concentration, you'll gain in-depth knowledge in system, network and cyber security risks and issues, data loss prevention and auditing, process assurance, governance, and evidence recovery and discovery. You can complete your degree in as little as 36 months, spending 33 months in the classroom and three months in your internship.

*http://www.alleghenyconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/InflectionPoint.pdf
*“Inflection Point: Supply, Demand and the Future of Work in the Pittsburgh Region,” 2016

Learn to deliver critical solutions.

Choose the Information Technology concentration, and your studies will focus on managing networks, virtual computers and servers, operating systems, Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, and Cloud Computing systems. You can complete your degree in as little as 36 months, spending 33 months in the classroom and three months in your internship.

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PTC can help launch your career with a hands-on, personal approach
and a wide range of advantages over traditional institutions.

Pittsburgh Technical College, 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale PA, 15071
(412) 809-5100