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Information Technology

Do you have a passion for problem-solving, analyzing data, and logistics?

Information Technology (IT) offers endless opportunities in an ever-evolving field. As technology continues to advance rapidly, jobs in the computing profession remain in high demand. An IT degree from the School of Computer & Cyber Sciences at Augusta University offers a solid foundation in subjects like computer science fundamentals, mathematics, and computer programming principles. Students work in networking, software development, cybersecurity, database management, web design, and more.

Information Technology is for you if you consider yourself

Analytical and Strategic
Innovative and Cutting-edge


What You'll Study


The core curriculum lays the groundwork for more specialized topics, including computer programming, networking, cybersecurity, web design, data management and analysis, system analysis and design, IT infrastructure, and project management. 

Course List | Track Sheet

Focal Points


Information Technology with a Concentration in Business

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

Students can work with faculty members that are conducting research to stay one step ahead of today's ever-changing, technology-driven society. There is an excellent opportunity for undergraduate students to apply their knowledge from the classroom to create solutions in each of our research faculty's research foci. 

Augusta University is affiliated with SIEGE CyberOps, Augusta University’s Security Operations Center, and this affiliation has developed multiple government and private industry partnerships to provide internship opportunities to current students. SIEGE CyberOps, employs up to five student assistants each semester.

Research & Innovation

Whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate student, you’ll have opportunities to create your own research projects or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.

Military Friendly

Our commitment to offering quality, affordable education to service members and veterans is a driving force, and we offer several programs to assist them in achieving their academic goals.

Learning Community

The JAGByte Living Learning Community provides incoming School of Computer and Cyber Sciences freshmen the opportunity to live and study together as a cohort and participate in a variety of exclusive activities.

Clubs & Organizations

Student clubs and organizations help you “plug in” to campus life in a way that can lead to meaningful connections, new interests and resume-enhancing experiences.

Your Future

Career Options


A bachelor of science in information technology (BSIT) degree provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue a wide range of careers in the tech industry. BSIT graduates can work in a variety of settings, including government agencies, private companies, and non-profit organizations.

Here are just a few of the many career options available to BSIT graduates:

  • Computer programmer
  • Web developer
  • Database administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • IT project manager
  • Systems analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Software engineer

The median annual salary for computer and mathematical occupations was $93,010 in May 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). This is significantly higher than the median annual salary for all occupations ($45,760).

The job outlook for computer and mathematical occupations is also very bright. The BLS projects that employment in this field will grow 13% from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations (8%).

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Learning Like No Other

Why Augusta?

Proximity to industry experts at the 332,000 sq. ft. Georgia Cyber Center increases internship and networking opportunities by putting you shoulder-to-shoulder with professionals in the field.

As a designated Center of Academic Excellence in the area of cyber defense, Augusta University is home to the Center for Cybersecurity.

Student activities like the Cyber Defense Team and the Upsilon Pi Epsilon honor society give students opportunities to network with their peers as well as put their skills to the test in hacking competitions.

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In photos: Augusta University celebrates eclipsing the 10,000 student mark

For the first time in school history, Augusta University passed the 10,000 student mark and celebrated the occasion. The university now has 10,546 students enrolled, a 7.5% increase over last fall's enrollment numbers.

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Augusta University surpasses 10,000-student mark with largest-ever freshman class 

Augusta University has officially eclipsed the 10,000-student mark as it continues to grow faster than other research universities in Georgia. The university officially has 10,546 students enrolled, marking a 7.5% increase over last fall.

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Augusta University crowns new Mr. and Miss Augusta University

Eboni Watts was named Miss Augusta University, part of the Miss Georgia and Miss America competitions, while Cameron Sapp was named Mr. Augusta University.

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‘In the Wild’: Unraveling computer science education and cybersecurity awareness

In the Wild, the official podcast for Augusta University, gets technical in its latest episode. Gurisman Walia, associate dean and director of Graduate Studies for The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences, and Kaylee Andrews, a Computer Sciences student, offer a peek into the realm of computer sciences education and the best practices for Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

The Future Starts Here

The School of Computer and Cyber Sciences provide high-engagement, state-of-the-art technology education and research across computer science, information technology and cybersecurity disciplines.