The online Information Technology (IT) Bachelor’s degree program through Excelsior College is designed to be flexible and geared towards developing your career. You’ll study with outstanding faculty drawn from some of the nation’s leading IT degree programs, while gaining job-ready skills and expertise in IT concentrations such as, information security, network operations and cybersecurity.
NON-LICENSED OPERATOR (NLO) TRACK COURSES:
- NUPT 219 – Material Science*
- NUPT 221 – Science of Radiological Protection*
- NUPT 220 – Reactor Theory
- NUPT 227 – Conduct of Facility Operations
INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL (I&C) TRACK COURSES:
- ICTL 215 – Instrumentation Drawings & Documentation
- ICTL 225 – Input & Output Devices
- ICTL 235 – Motors & Controllers
- NUPT 229 – Instrumentation & Control II*
Note: The I&C track may only be pursued by students currently employed in the nuclear power industry.
The online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree requires 120 credit hours. Of the 120 credits, 15 must be earned at the upper level in the technology component.
- Technology component (including cybersecurity concentration requirements and Capstone course): 48 credit hours
- Arts and sciences (including Cornerstone course): : 60 credit hours
- Free electives: 12 credit hours
Provides overall knowledge in several IT subjects such as, computer security, object-oriented programming, databases, networking and communication, software analysis and design and project management
Provides comprehensive knowledge in all aspects of information security and operations. Gain expertise in network security, computer forensics, information assurance, cryptography, web security, software analysis and design
Provides you with critical knowledge and skills to specialize in network operations. Gain job-ready expertise in network systems design,wireless networking technology, telecommunications, network operating systems and project management
Focuses on providing broad coverage on the technical, operational and legal dimensions of Cybersecurity, including Cyberattacks and defenses, computer forensics, cloud computing, Cyberterrorism, secure mobile environments, networking and communications and systems architecture.
Frequently Asked Questions
Excelsior College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. EPCE sponsored technology programs are also ABET accredited. Visit the accreditation page for more details.
All courses are delivered asynchronous and offered 24/7.
8-15 week per course
Plan to spend approximately 15-20 hours a week working on a course.
You can get started in January, March, May, June, August and October. See program course schedules here.
Yes, you can receive college credit for a variety of approved previous learning accomplishments using Prior Learning Assessment (PLA). Explore your options with the Excelsior advisor. Excelsior College awards academic credit for accredited college coursework you’ve successfully completed, including military and professional training, certifications, licenses, and exams. Learn how to Start with More Credit.
Contact your Human Resources department to see if courses qualify for your company tuition assistance program.
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