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Bachelor of Science
Computer Information Technology (B.S.)
Students will obtain computer information technology skills, including cloud virtualization engineering, DevOps, cybersecurity, software engineering, networking, server administration, database design and development, systems analysis and design, and web development.
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Build the Future of IT
Love new technology? Then CIT is for you! You and your degree in CIT are desired by companies worldwide! All corporations worldwide use the skills taught in this department to fill various positions.

With cloud computing, mobile applications, software of all sorts, the ever-expanding world wide web, social media, and security threats, organizations large and small rely more and more on well-qualified and highly-specialized IT professionals.
“The degree I earned from the BYU-Idaho CIT department provided me with marketable skills for internships and full-time employment. I am especially thankful to the faculty for creating a rigorous yet safe learning environment. There was always a helping hand at the ready to offer assistance."

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Computer Information Technology have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Cybersecurity Analyst
Due to the severity and increased occurrence of cyber-attacks, cybersecurity analysts are in high demand. Computer security specialists plan, coordinate, and maintain an organization’s information security. They educate users about computer security, security software, and monitor networks for security breaches and cyber-attacks.
Web developers are responsible for the technical aspects of website creation. They use software languages and tools to create applications for the web. Cloud & DevOps engineers create and deploy server infrastructures to cloud providers such as AWS, Google, and Microsoft. Deploying software, websites, business applications, and systems to the cloud will be part of your future.
Data Engineer
Data engineers create and manage data pipelines, platforms, integrations, and databases. Managing data warehouses and data lakes with cloud and on-premises data technologies will be your role.

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