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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Direct Assessment)

online bsit degree

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Direct Assessment)

Bachelor's degree

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Register by: Jun 14, 2023

Pursue your career goals with a direct-assessment bachelor’s in IT. Learn to apply IT theory and principles to real-world business challenges. Gain knowledge needed to successfully address a range of organizational IT issues and opportunities.

What are Direct Assessment Programs?

  • Business Process

  • Cybersecurity

  • Information Systems

  • Operations

  • Systems Analysis

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Bachelor of Information Technology Direct Assessment
Depends on how many courses you take each term—the more courses you take, the faster you could complete your degree.
Choose either 2,3 or 4 courses every 12-week term. During the term, you can focus on one at a time or work on courses concurrently.
Learning style
Learning style
Learning style
Self-paced, flexible learning within the term with faculty guidance to foster learning and prepare for competency assessments.
Admission requirements
Admission requirements
Admission requirements
30 applied transfer credits or 3 years of IT work experience.
$2,500 per 12-week term.*

*The cost per term is $2,500, depending on how many courses you take per term. The length of your program may vary.  

This program is not eligible for federal financial aid.

Earn career-relevant skills in weeks – not years.

Learning shouldn’t take years to put into practice. That’s why we’re empowering you to build career-relevant skills with every five- to six-week course.

We’ve worked with labor market researchers like Lightcast to find in-demand skills for occupations and mapped those to our related associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Showcase new skills in weeks – not years – as you pursue your degree.

Skills-aligned program



2, 3 or 4

Course at a time


Weeks per course


Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (Direct Assessment).

What you'll learn

  • Apply key principles of systems analysis and design to selected business processes within the organization in order to implement effective information systems
  • Design selected network and cloud infrastructures that will comply with key requirements of accepted industry best practices to improve organizational network operation
  • Design and develop key database models aligning with business requirements for storage, retrieval, and use of data
  • Implement cybersecurity solutions that comply with global governance best practices
  • Demonstrate an ability to evaluate, design, and implement application programs to meet business processes

Careers & Outcomes

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree?

A BSIT can help prepare you to be a:

  • Information Technology Director
  • Information Systems Director
  • Information Systems Supervisor
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information Technology Manager


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for computer and information systems managers is projected to be much faster than average between 2021 and 2031.

The BLS Projected Growth for 2021-2031is published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. This data reflects the BLS’ projections of national (not local) conditions. These data points are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.

Career Services for Life®

Gain access to career coaching, resumé building and interview prep, for life. While outside career advising can cost over $200 an hour, at University of Phoenix it’s built right into your degree at no added cost.

You don’t have to go it alone.

You’ll have a team of advisors invested in your success from day one — dedicated to helping you build your confidence and a personalized career plan you can stick with.

Tools and resources available 24/7/365

We're a university built for the busy. Build your resumé, prepare for an interview and plan your career — whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Networking & mentorship

Through virtual job fairs and networking with the alumni community, we've made it easy to tap into the experience and connections of your peers and colleagues at the University.

You'll have a team of advisors at University of Phoenix

Accreditation & Faculty

Accreditation & Faculty

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Institutional Accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.