Online Information Technology Degrees from Lindenwood University

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Industry-Driven Degrees

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Prepare for An IT Career By Learning Tomorrow’s Skills Today

Become A Cybercrime Superhero – No Cape Necessary

Everything about cybercrime is on the rise – the volume and frequency of attacks and breaches, the number of personal accounts compromised, the amount of information exposed, and the cost of a data breach, which averaged nearly $4 million in 2020.1 There’s good news too – an unprecedented need for highly trained cybersecurity and information technology specialists. Demand is so great that there’s a zero-percent unemployment rate in cybersecurity2 and employers will – literally – pay a premium for candidates with an IT degree. All of this makes now the ideal time to pursue online cybersecurity and/or IT degrees.

Lindenwood’s online, flexible degrees enable you to balance your personal and professional responsibilities while gaining the analysis skills and valuable insights to create positive change for organizations in business, health care, education, and more.

Industry-Driven Curriculum Prepares You for the Future of IT

Part of the value of your IT degree is dependent on the curriculum, as it shows potential employers you’ve received the proper training to do the job correctly. Lindenwood’s online IT degree programs feature innovative, forward-thinking curricula that provide students with the real experience they need to enjoy real success following graduation. Our esteemed faculty bring real-world experience to the online classroom and focus learning on practical applications to ensure you enjoy the same rigorous curriculum as on-campus students.

Programs

Lindenwood’s suite of online IT degrees includes bachelor’s and master’s degrees in cybersecurity and information technology.

120 Credit Hours; 4 Years

Learn the tools and strategies used for battling malicious cyber attacks and protecting businesses.

Curriculum areas include network security, IT auditing, digital forensics, cybersecurity analysis, penetration testing, and project management.

120 Credit Hours; 4 Years

Explore fundamental concepts and techniques of IT while developing the skills necessary to access, build, and manipulate computer data.

Areas of Emphasis: Applications Development; Networking.

36 Credit Hours; 2 Years*

Gain the advanced skills necessary for a management/leadership position as you explore topics including forensics evaluation, ethical hacking and countermeasures, and cybersecurity systems and architectures.

*Accelerated option – complete your degree in one year.

36 Credit Hours; 2 Years*

Pursue management positions through a deep understanding of how to plan, coordinate, and direct computer needs within an organization. Key topics include IT governance, big data analytics, deploying business blockchain technology, new technology integration, enterprise resource planning, and more.

*Accelerated option – complete your degree in one year.

Prepare Now for Unlimited Possibilities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has ample evidence that IT is one of the most lucrative career fields available, and plenty of statistics to show that an IT degree gives you a leg up on the competition for top-paying positions. Earning your IT degree online with Lindenwood enables you to bridge the cybertalent gap – the growing divide between supply and demand of trained professionals. In fact, the industry is so hot that Data Scientist (#8), IT Manager (#12), and Information Security Analyst (#15) all can be found on U.S. News’ “100 Best Jobs for 2021.”6

Top 10 Tech Careers for the Future7

  1. Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning Engineer
  2. Data Scientist
  3. Information Security Analyst
  4. Software Engineer
  5. Computer Research Scientist
  6. Data Analyst
  7. IT Manager
  8. Database Administrator
  9. Web Developer
  10. Computer Hardware Engineer

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Sources

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