Degrees & Programs

Business and Marketing Education (BMED) - 1 degree + 3 minors

Bachelor of Science in Business and Marketing Education

Understand the role of continuous interaction with customers, the impact of marketing programs, and the ability to use information to make knowledgeable decisions.

Minor in Business Information Technology Emphasis

This minor provides students or teachers who have an Educator License in the State of Utah with the coursework necessary to obtain an endorsement in the Business Information Technology core. This endorsement enables recipients to teach Business Web Page Design, Computer Technology, Desktop Publishing, Digital Business Applications, Social Media Marketing, Advertising and Promotion, and Word Processing.

Minor in Information Technology

This minor provides students or teachers who have an Educator License in the State of Utah with the coursework necessary to obtain an endorsement in Information Technology Education—Multimedia. This endorsement enables recipients to teach Digital Media I, Digital Media II, and 3D Graphics and Animation. In addition to coursework there are other requirements imposed  by the State, so students will need to complete additional work to receive this endorsement.

Minor in Marketing Emphasis

This minor provides students or teachers who have an Educator License in the State of Utah with the coursework necessary to obtain a Business Education Marketing endorsement. This endorsement enables recipients to teach Customer Service, Fashion Merchandising, Marketing I and II, Real Estate, Retailing, Retailing Management, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, and Travel and Tourism.

Cybersecurity (Cyber) - 1 degree

Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

The Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity at Utah Valley University is a post-baccalaureate program for students who wish to complete advanced studies in the field of cyber security. This program is designed to provide students with advanced technical and managerial knowledge of cyber security, preparing them for senior technical and leadership roles in the field. Coursework includes a balanced approach, combining critical analysis of cybersecurity theory with hands-on education for essential applied cybersecurity techniques and tools.

Information Management (iM) - 4 degrees + minor

Bachelor of Science in Information Management

The Bachelor of Science in Information Management consists of 123 credits designed to prepare students to supervise and manage the operations and personnel of business offices. Courses include instruction in employee supervision, budgeting, scheduling and coordination, office systems operation and maintenance, office records management, public relations, project management, accounting, decision making, and human resources.

Minor in Business Information Technology

The Minor in Business Information Technology gives students with a business or liberal arts major, the option of strengthening their general studies with technical coursework.

AS in Administrative Information Management

The two-year pre-major AS in Administrative Information Management program provides training for students seeking to complete general education requirements and develop their skills and knowledge in basic computer applications, written business communication, and financial accounting. Graduates of this program obtain temporary employment and pursue a Bachelor's degree for more advanced training in Information Management.

AAS in Administrative Information Support

Every industry relies heavily on competent, qualified, and professional office staff. The two-year AAS in Administrative Information Support program provides training for students seeking to develop their skills and knowledge of office administration and office systems. The program core focuses on word processing, presentations, graphics, spreadsheet, and database applications, as well as written and oral business communication skills, office procedures, and basic accounting skills.

Certificate of Completion in Administrative Support

The one-year certificate in Administrative Support program provides training in basic computer literacy and applications, such as word processing, presentations, graphics, and spreadsheet applications. In addition, students build skills in interpersonal and written business communication.

Information Systems (iS) - 3 degrees + 2 minors

Bachelor of Science in Information Systems

The four-year Bachelor of Science in Information Systems program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

UVU has one of only 32 accredited IS programs in the United States. Accreditation assures that a program has met quality standards set by the profession.

The Bachelor of Information Systems (IS) prepares students to become IS professionals. Graduates develop and deploy enterprise-level systems to meet organizational goals and needs. The focus of this curriculum is on leveraging the use of business technology for strategic advantage.

The BS in IS includes a significant business component, preparing students for careers as business analysts, software developers, business information architects, consultants, e-business developers, and web designers/programmers.

Minor in Information Systems &Technology

The Minor in Information Systems gives students with a business or liberal arts major, the option of strengthening their general studies with technical coursework.

Minor in Applied Data Analytics

The Minor in Applied Data Analytics allows students to choose among Information Systems, Statistics, and Marketing courses to learn about data management and analysis.

AS Pre-major in Information Systems & Technology

For students looking to start a bachelor's degree, the Associate of Science (AS) in Information Systems and Technology allows students to complete their general requirements while getting a jump-start on the IS&T core.

Students completing an AS degree may choose to remain at UVU and apply their courses toward a bachelor's degree in IS or IT. Transfer to another university is also an option. Some courses may not be recognized for credit at other universities.

AAS in Information Systems &Technology

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Information Systems is a two-year program designed to give students job-ready skills in computer operations in the business domain, IT support, networking, programming, and web development. Students complete a foundational core of courses and then elect a specialization through a rich set of technical electives.

Information Technology (iT) - 5 degrees + minor

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Students completing the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (IT) degree learn to install, manage, and maintain computing infrastructure on which organizational systems run.

The BSIT includes two areas of emphasis: (1)Network Administration and Security and (2)Computer Forensics and Security.

The Network Administration and Security concentration enables students to work as data communication consultants, information security analysts, and network administrators.

The Computer Forensics and Security emphasis provides students with a solid foundation for employment by government or corporate sector to work in a computer forensics lab as a forensic analyst or in information security.

Minor in Information Systems &Technology

The Minor in Information Systems gives students with a business or liberal arts major, the option of strengthening their general studies with technical coursework.

AS Pre-major in Information Systems & Technology

For students looking to start a bachelor's degree, the Associate of Science (AS) in Information Systems and Technology allows students to complete their general requirements while getting a jump-start on the IS&T core.

Students completing an AS degree may choose to remain at UVU and apply their courses toward a bachelor's degree in IS or IT. Transfer to another university is also an option. Some courses may not be recognized for credit at other universities.

AAS in Information Systems &Technology

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Information Systems is a two-year program designed to give students job-ready skills in computer operations in the business domain, IT support, networking, programming, and web development. Students complete a foundational core of courses and then elect a specialization through a rich set of technical electives.

Certificate of Completion Network Administration

A one-year certificate in Network Administration allows students to complete this job-ready program in just 31 credits.

Certificate of Proficiency Information Technology

A one-year certificate in Proficiency Information Technology allows students to complete this job-ready program in just 18 credits.

Other Integrated Options - 1 degree

Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies

For those students interested in combining several disciplines, a bachelor's degree in Integrated Studies may be an option. The following Integrated Studies Emphasis is available. See the Integrated Studies section of the catalog for complete degree requirement listing.

Emphasis in Computer Networking (18 credits): A one-year certificate in Network Administration allows students to complete this job-ready program in just 31 credits.