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Online Information Technology BS Degree (WebBSIT)

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About the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

 
NOTE: As of Spring 2014, Armstrong is no longer accepting new students for the online WebBSIT program.


Format: Online Program

(Co-developed and operated with six University System of Georgia institutions: Armstrong State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State University, Georgia Southern University, Georgia Southwestern University, Southern Polytechnic State University.)

The WebBSIT is a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree program offered online via the Internet. It is a collaborative project of six University System of Georgia colleges and universities. The WebBSIT program reflects the academic standards of the on-site IT department, while providing the convenience and flexibility for busy people who find it difficult to travel to a campus. The program of study provides a solid background in the technical, user-centric and managerial skills required by information technology professionals. All WebBSIT students must be enrolled at one of the six WebBSIT institutions. Students, including those from other institutions, who are not following the WebBSIT degree may take a single course as transient students on a space-availability basis. Awarding of transfer credit at Armstrong for these courses is handled in the standard way. The E-tuition rate applies to all WebBSIT courses whether taken singly or as part of the program.

Note: This program is a fully online program assuming students already completed the Core (General Education) requirement, or they can acquire the core through eCore, campus online/face to face core curriculum or elsewhere. In order to maintain quality and integrity of the program, certain courses in the major requires proctored examinations that require students to take the proctored examination in an approved proctored testing site).

Armstrong Edge

Flexible.

The WebBSIT program is designed for people seeking a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology (IT), but whose lifestyles make it difficult to attend traditional classes on campus. People who: have family commitments, travel frequently, serve in the military, or simply prefer online learning NOW have the opportunity to earn your degree from one of six accredited institutions.

Powerful.

The WebBSIT program has been designed to prepare students in the area of cutting edge Information Technology. The field of Information Technology is considered to have one of the fastest growing job opportunities. Position yourself to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities including web development, system administration, database design and administration, network design and administration, system acquisition and integration, project management, information security, and more. Our graduates are knowledgeable professionals who combine technical, managerial and organizational skills that information technology employers are seeking after.

Reputable.

Known for its quality, affordability, and commitment to student service, the WebBSIT Program is considered to be a top-ranked online Bachelor of Information Technology degree programs. The tuition rates are significantly lower than most other online degree programs.

Alumni

Employers of current students and graduates include:
  • Apple Computer
  • Data General
  • Delta Airlines
  • Georgia Power
  • WTOC
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Honeywell
  • IBM
  • Marietta
  • Oracle Systems
  • Raytheon
  • CISCO
  • Wal-Mart
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Consultant
  • Department of Homeland Security

Local employers include Georgia Ports Authority, Go Software, Gulfstream, Georgia Tech Savannah, City of Savannah, Memorial Medical Center, Savannah Foods, Savannah Labs, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and Union Camp.


Armstrong is authorized to offer online programs in many states. Authorization is currently pending in additional states as Armstrong continues to research and respond to the requirements for each state. For information regarding state authorization, please contact Dr. Dean Earlix in the Office of Online & Blended Learning by email at Dean.Earlix@armstrong.edu or 912.344.2584.

Summary

Format Online
Credits Required 120
Tuition per credit hour
(not including fees)
$350
Financial Aid