Top 10 Best Online Colleges for IT Degree

8. Florida International University (FIU)

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Florida International University (FIU) provides graduate and undergraduate academic programs to over 54,000 students every year. It is one of the top universities in the US for both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. 

Florida International University has one of the best hybrid or online degree programs. The same faculty that teach on-campus students teaches its online students. Because of the flexibility that comes with an online degree program from this university, you might be able to complete your bachelor’s degree in less than four years. 

The online information technology degree includes 120 credit hours of core and elective coursework and general education. The core curriculum gives students comprehensive skills and knowledge computing and network security, computer operating systems, and information storage and retrieval. The 15 credit hour of elective coursework allows you to explore areas such as network administration, database administration, application development, and system administration.

Before enrolling in this program, make sure to complete coursework in computer data analysis, Java Programming, trigonometry, and psychology. As an online student, you will have access to online library resources. You will also have a chance to be consulting the faculty during their office hours every time you have a problem. The average net cost for this program is $9,180.

9. The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

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The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities offers fully online degrees in information technology. The program emphasizes on information management, telecommunication, network security, finance, and business. 55 of this 120 credit hours are major related. 

Online students have a chance to incorporate this program with a minor in information assurance and cybersecurity. Graduates from this program can pursue a career as chief information officers, computer application support technicians, network administrators, and application developers. Students in this program can take advantage of the university’s good relationship with Microsoft and other tech companies that offer networking and software development opportunities. This program has a graduation rate of over 80 percent. 

10. Monroe College

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Monroe College holds accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. It provides online students seeking to pursue a degree in IT with two options. You have to choose between a BS in Computer Information Systems and a BS in Computer Networks and Cybersecurity. Both programs are available fully online. Depending on the program that you will choose, you will be taking courses such as web design technology, programming, and networking. Internships are available for both on-campus and online students. The tuition per credit hour for this program is $615. 

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