A one-year certificate in Network Administration allows students to complete this job-ready program in just 31 credits.
A one-year certificate in Proficiency Information Technology allows students to complete this job-ready program in just 18 credits.
The Associate of Applied Acience (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.
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.
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.
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) Computer Forensics and Security and (2) Network Administration and Security.
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.
The Network Administration and Security concentration enables students to work as data communication consultants, information security analysts, and network administrators.
The Minor in Information Systems gives students with a business or liberal arts major, the option of strengthening their general studies with technical coursework.
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.
Because of extensive use of digital media in nearly every area of our lives, graduates will find themselves in demand by diverse organizations which use digital technology to communicate ideas.
Understand the role of continuous interaction with customers, the impact of marketing programs, and the ability to use information to make knowledgeable decisions.