Bachelor of Applied Science

Information Technology

Overview

The Information Technology program provides students with the skills required to design, develop, deploy and maintain modern business computer systems and applications. When enhanced with a strong business foundation, students also learn the application of general management, critical thinking, communications, and problem solving skills in a technical environment.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the concentration in Information Technology, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic skills in information technology.
  • Demonstrate advanced skills within one of three areas: management information systems, business, or
    management and health care administration.
  • Explore the linkages between modern organizational behaviors or issues and the IT environment.
  • Integrate IT professional skills into IT-specific problem solving and communication.

Careers and Earning Potential

Job opportunities in information technology are abundant and highly lucrative. IT graduates are qualified for a number of computer-related careers, including computer support, information technology department manager, network technician, network administrator, system administrator, computer consultant, help-desk manager, technical services manager, and project manager. Graduates may work in government or corporate information technology departments with exceptional earning potential.

For more information on careers and earning potential, visit the Hawaiʻi Career Explorer website.