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Online Information Technology Programs

Prepare to excel in the rapidly growing field of information technology. Our affordable, 100% online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology programs offer you an opportunity to become a highly valued member of any IT team in the industry of your choice. Specialize in areas such as network system administration, cloud system administration, and cybersecurity.

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Why choose an online B.S. in IT program from NKU?

  • Competitive tuition: Take advantage of our pay-by-the-course tuition and keep your budget in balance.
  • Multiple start dates: Choose from multiple start dates throughout the year and begin your online B.S. program at a time that works best for you.
  • 24/7 access to coursework: Learn at your own pace with asynchronous coursework you can access online anytime from anywhere you have a Wi-Fi signal.
  • Strong support: Our supportive, experienced faculty are committed to helping you reach your full potential and career goals.

Which online program is right for you?

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cloud and System Administration

Up to 90 Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours
$320* Per credit hour tuition

Learn to maintain vital infrastructures when you earn your B.S. in IT – Cloud and System Administration. The dynamic online coursework for this program develops your ability to design, operate, upgrade, and secure cloud systems for a wide range of clients.

The 100% online cloud and system administration program prepares you for AWS Cloud Practitioner certification and a rewarding career in the booming technology industry. Deepen your knowledge of network virtualization, proxy servers, and database administration as you learn from faculty who are invested in your future.

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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cybersecurity

Up to 90 Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours
$485* Per credit hour tuition

Earn the in-demand technology skills valued by employers when you finish your cybersecurity degree quickly and affordably. This B.S. in Information Technology – Cybersecurity program is 100% online so you can keep working and immediately utilize your enhanced skillsets. Learn how to help organizations of all sizes protect and secure their data as you build a well-rounded foundation in IT.

Prepare for Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification and explore diverse topics such as network security architecture, vulnerability management, identity and access management, firewalls, penetration testing, and incident response.

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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – General

Up to 90 Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours
$485* Per credit hour tuition

Acquire the skills to help organizations overcome their computing challenges with the B.S. in Information Technology – General. This 100% online program develops your knowledge of database design, network administration, and computer systems through easily accessible coursework.

Explore object-oriented programming and web server security and maintenance as you learn from our respected faculty. Upon completion of your bachelor’s degree in information technology, you will be prepared to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification.

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UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network and System Administration

Up to 90 Transfer Credits
120 Credit Hours
$320* Per credit hour tuition

Fulfill a key role in organizations with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network and System Administration. This 100% online program prepares you for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification as you learn how to configure and troubleshoot networks, use computing principles to analyze and identify solutions to complex issues, implement new hardware and software upgrades, and provide identity management and technical support.

Graduate ready for new opportunities as you build a deeper understanding of information technology and new skills in SQL, Python™, AWS, and Linus.

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The Northern Kentucky University College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cybersecurity

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $485 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/7/24 Start class: 8/19/24

Earn the in-demand technology skills valued by employers when you finish your cybersecurity degree quickly and affordably. This B.S. in Information Technology – Cybersecurity program is 100% online so you can keep working and immediately utilize your enhanced skillsets. Learn how to help organizations of all sizes protect and secure their data as you build a well-rounded foundation in IT.

Prepare for Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification and explore diverse topics such as network security architecture, vulnerability management, identity and access management, firewalls, penetration testing, and incident response.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Cloud and System Administration

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $320 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/7/24 Start class: 8/19/24

Learn to maintain vital infrastructures when you earn your B.S. in IT – Cloud and System Administration. The dynamic online coursework for this program develops your ability to design, operate, upgrade, and secure cloud systems for a wide range of clients.

The 100% online cloud and system administration program prepares you for AWS Cloud Practitioner certification and a rewarding career in the booming technology industry. Deepen your knowledge of network virtualization, proxy servers, and database administration as you learn from faculty who are invested in your future.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – General

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $485 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/7/24 Start class: 8/19/24

Acquire the skills to help organizations overcome their computing challenges with the B.S. in Information Technology – General. This 100% online program develops your knowledge of database design, network administration, and computer systems through easily accessible coursework.

Explore object-oriented programming and web server security and maintenance as you learn from our respected faculty. Upon completion of your bachelor’s degree in information technology, you will be prepared to sit for the CompTIA A+ certification.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network and System Administration

Duration: Varies Credit Hours: 120 Tuition: $320 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/7/24 Start class: 8/19/24

Fulfill a key role in organizations with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Network and System Administration. This 100% online program prepares you for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification as you learn how to configure and troubleshoot networks, use computing principles to analyze and identify solutions to complex issues, implement new hardware and software upgrades, and provide identity management and technical support.

Graduate ready for new opportunities as you build a deeper understanding of information technology and new skills in SQL, Python™, AWS, and Linus.

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Duration: 12 months Credit Hours: 30 Tuition: $517 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/7/24 Start class: 8/19/24

Become a highly sought cybersecurity professional who can help protect an organization from the digital underworld with the expertise you will gain in our Master of Science in Cybersecurity online program. NKU has been designated as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense by both the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

In our master’s in cybersecurity program, you’ll examine theory and get hands-on experience in cloud computing and security, data privacy, security architecture, incident response, and risk assessment and testing—with no previous technology experience needed. The online format allows you to continue working while earning value credentials, which can lead to exciting and well-compensated job opportunities for you in IT security.

Cybersecurity: Fundamentals in the Cloud

Duration: 6 months Credit Hours: 9 Tuition: $517 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/7/24 Start class: 8/19/24

Optimize your career with foundational technology knowledge that will prepare you to protect your organization’s cloud systems from digital threats in the Cybersecurity: Fundamentals in the Cloud online program.

Designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) by the National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security, NKU offers this innovative online program designed to help you develop in-demand technical competencies that prepare you to address workforce needs as an IT professional. Gain hands-on experience to enhance your practical application of knowledge in network security and risk management. A background in information technology is not necessary to start this cybersecurity program.

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