Bachelor of Applied Science in ITAM—Information Technology Specialization

About the Information Technology Specialization

Ready to shape the future of technology? Dive into our BAS in Information Technology. Our courses meld cutting-edge IT knowledge with strategic management skills. You'll immerse yourself in network design, software development, cybersecurity, and data management. Guided by our faculty, you'll emerge with tools needed to succeed in the field of Information Technology and Administrative Management. Whether it's through industry collaborations or research opportunities, at the core of our program is a commitment to your future.

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Why Study Information Technology at CWU?

This program accepts any applied/technical degree and complements the skills learned in the associate degree to help you become a leader in your knowledge area.

Our program is not just about theory—it's about applying that theory to real-world situations, equipping you with the practical skills employers will value. We also maintain robust ties with the tech industry, providing you with valuable internship opportunities, mentorship, and potentially, job placements upon graduation.

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How much does this program cost?

Explore information on Cost, Aid, and Value to make an informed decision about investing in your education at CWU.

Degree Explanation

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information.

Program Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be accepted into this program:

  • A completed applied or technical degree
  • At least 40 credits in an applied area
  • Be accepted and matriculated at CWU

Careers and Opportunities

The BAS in Information Technology leads to various career paths and outcomes. The field of IT offers a wide range of opportunities, and the specific career path you choose may depend on your own skills and interests.

  • IT Project Manager: As an IT project manager, you would be responsible for overseeing and coordinating various technology projects within an organization, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and meet the desired objectives.
  • Business Analyst: Business analysts bridge the gap between technology and business, analyzing business processes, identifying areas for improvement, and defining technology solutions to address business needs.
  • IT Consultant: As an IT consultant, you would provide expert advice and guidance to organizations on how to leverage technology to achieve their business goals. You may help with technology strategy, system implementation, process improvement, and more.
  • IT Operations Manager: In this role, you would oversee the day-to-day operations of an organization's IT infrastructure, ensuring its smooth functioning, managing technical staff, and making strategic decisions to support business operations.


A Wealth of Scholarships

The ITAM department has worked diligently to secure scholarships for students in need from industry connections and generous donors. Learn more about ITAM Scholarships.

Industry Expertise

The ITAM Advisory Board, comprised of industry experts, offers guidance and expertise, ensuring the advancement of the department, its programs, and its technology needs. The Board actively fosters connections between the business community and the ITAM department, recruiting students, hiring graduates, and contributing to student learning through mentoring, experiential projects, classroom visits, and internships. Learn more about our Advisory Board.

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