Computer Information Technology, BS (Online)

CBU's online Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology degree equips students for significant roles in the strategic success of organizations and their technology operations.

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Program Intro

Align your business and computer skills for a future in technology. Students in CBU's online computer information technology bachelor's program will acquire knowledge in a wide variety of computer technology disciplines from Internet applications, databases and networking applications to programming, project management and computer security.

48 Units

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16 Months to Completion

*Based on a full-time course load and prior completion of general education and elective requirements

$520 +fees Cost Per Unit

*Based on current academic year. Subject to change.

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Why Earn Your BS in Computer Information Technology (Online) at CBU?

Learn the Skills Needed in the IT Industry

Computer information technology professionals are the ultimate problem solvers when it comes to all things computer-driven, and this major teaches students how to do and manage it all — from developing a website application to managing a database to managing a server, from setting up or identifying problems in complex networks to determining which computer hardware will deliver the best solution to a business or personal need.

Attain Multiple CompTIA Certificates

As a proud academic partner of CompTIA, we offer exclusive pathways to attain multiple CompTIA certificates seamlessly integrated within our curriculum. Benefit from reduced pricing and comprehensive access to CompTIA’s cutting-edge online learning resources, empowering you to take the exams with confidence. Moreover, our remote testing option caters perfectly to our online students, providing flexibility and convenience. Elevate your tech career prospects with a degree that not only educates but propels you toward industry-recognized certifications, setting you apart in the competitive IT landscape.

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Program Details

Consistent with the university student outcomes, upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology degree, graduates will be able to:

  1. Effectively present information orally and in writing and demonstrate proficiency in the use of information technology.
  2. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of information technology by defining the specific methodologies.
  3. Demonstrate the strategic skill sets necessary to resolve technological concerns through the application of emergent technologies.
  4. Exercise a comprehensive approach to analysis and design processes and procedures, while focusing their computer information technology management skills to solve organizational concerns.
  5. Demonstrate the strategic skill sets necessary to secure the organization’s core and peripheral business environments in the highly competitive global marketplace.
  6. Possess the skills necessary to integrate faith and profession.

CIT 420: Cloud Computing

The intention of this course is to furnish students with a comprehensive initial exposure to cloud computing. It acquaints students with the principles of cloud setup and implementation, safety measures, upkeep, supervision, and problem resolution. Students will use cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure and AWS gaining pragmatic familiarity with handling cloud technologies. The content of this course corresponds with the subjects addressed in CompTIA's Cloud+ certification examination.

CIT 360: Legal and Ethical Practices in Information Technology

Extensive and topical coverage of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology.

CIT 465: Advanced Business Networking

Specifically, students will be proficient in the technical aspects of wireless networking, network operating systems, in-depth TCP/IP networking, voice and video over IP, network security, troubleshooting network problems ensuring integrity and availability, and network management.

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Brian Bovee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Computer Information Technology
Director of Bachelor’s in Computer Information Technology (Online), Director of Bachelor’s in Cyber Security (Online)

Office Phone: 951-343-2456
Office Location: Tyler Plaza

Is financial aid available to help pay for online programs?
Our online degrees offer a reputable and more affordable option for earning your bachelor’s, master's or doctorate degree. When pursuing an online degree, students are freed from the financial obligations that accompany some traditional degrees, such as room accommodations, gas and parking. Additionally, CBU has partnered with select employers to provide their employees with the opportunity to improve their career through their educational goals and receive a 20% tuition scholarship. Learn more about tuition and financial aid.

Are CBU's online programs accredited? 
California Baptist University (CBU), which includes all programs offered online, is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Many prospective students are uncertain about which college degrees employers or universities will accept. This regional accreditation by WSCUC means you can be confident that your CBU degree is recognized and respected by schools and companies across the country.

CBU Online has received various awards and has been ranked in the top 50 in the nation - best online bachelor’s degree category by U.S. News & World Report for 7 consecutive years.

What resources do I need to complete my degree online?
To complete your online degree, you will need access to a computer, Wi-Fi and a word processor like Microsoft Word. These are necessary to access the student learning system and complete your assignments. Some programs may require different resources. Check with your enrollment counselor for specific expectations upon applying for your program, or you can view additional information here.

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When you complete and submit your application to CBU, a friendly and knowledgeable admissions counselor will guide you through the admissions process and all the necessary steps to become a Lancer.

CBU accepts applications for online enrollment throughout the year, and most online degree programs can start at 6 semester entry points per calendar year.

Online Semester Classes Begin
Summer 2024 - Session 2 July 1
Fall 2024 - Session 1 September 2
Fall 2024 - Session 2 October 28
Spring 2025 - Session 1 January 6
Spring 2025 - Session 2 March 3
Summer 2025 - Session 1 May 5
Summer 2025 - Session 2 June 30

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Career Possibilities

  • IT Technician
  • IT Security Specialist
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Cloud Architect
  • Network Engineer

*Some career options may require further education.

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Join a growing group of accomplished alumni who earned their degree while balancing career and family goals. To begin your journey at California Baptist University and connect with your God-given calling, request more information or apply today!