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Information Technology

Tulane School of Professional Advancement Information Technology program offers flexible degree and certificate options aligned with industry employment needs. Students enrolled in this program will be prepared to pursue careers in information technology, cybersecurity, technology management, and programming. The curriculum balances advanced problem-solving techniques and business acumen with practical solutions for IT problems.

Our academic advisors at the School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) can help you determine which concentration will best meet your career and academic goals. With flexible programs, including online learning and in-person instruction, you can pursue a degree at your pace and on your schedule. Whether you're going back to school for an advanced MPS degree or looking to jumpstart a career change with a bachelor's degree in an expanding industry, Tulane SoPA offers career-building curriculum to get you on the right path.

 Master's Degree Programs

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 Bachelor's Degree Programs

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Minor

We also offer a minor in Information Technology.

 Program Concentrations in Information Technology

The Information Technology department at the School of Professional Advancement offers five degree concentrations in Information Technology - Integrated Application Development, Product and Program Support, System and Network Administration, Cloud and Virtualization and Cybersecurity. All students entering the Information Technology major should take six (6) foundational technology courses first and then declare a concentration of focus. Each concentration will require seven (7) courses and a program concentration capstone course.

 Certificate Programs

Career Opportunities

The degrees and concentrations in the Information Technology program prepare students for a variety of careers.

 

Courses Catered to Professionals

The curriculum balances advanced problem-solving techniques and business acumen with practical solutions for computer-based problems. Courses cover an in-depth range of topics in the information systems and technology fields.

Information Technology courses are listed in the course catalog as Computer Sys & Technologies (CPST).

Course Descriptions AWS Partnership CompTIA Partnership Cyber Competition Team

 

Information Technology Advisory Board

The members of the Information Technology advisory board, which provides guidance to the degree program, are industry practitioners and leaders in the fields of information services, information technology, cybersecurity, software, law, data, finance, and health.

Advisory Board

 

Planned Semester Course Offering Schedule

The Information Technology Programs Course Offering Planned Schedule is designed to assist faculty and students with planning their degree pursuit into the future.

While every effort will be made to adhere to this schedule, note that it is subject to change based on upon the resources and needs of the Department.

Planned Semester Course Offering Schedule

 

Begin or grow your career in information technology with support from the dedicated SoPA staff and hands-on coursework. Our program is ideal for people hoping to expand their careers in the information technology, cybersecurity, and technology architecture fields.

 

Women in Technology Mentorship Program

The Women in Technology Mentorship Program at SoPA is committed to providing support and mentorship to women who seek to obtain degrees in the Information Technology Program.

Women in Technology Mentorship Program

 

Cyber Center of Excellence

Stay connected to cybersecurity policy, best practices, and research through SoPA’s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence.

Cyber Center

A class of adult students, representing the experienced faculty of Tulane School of Professional Advancement in New Orleans, LA

Faculty With Experience in the Field

Demand for information technology skills continue to increase, creating a competitive and ever-expanding career market for graduates. With real-world experience as industry leaders in the field, the program faculty at Tulane SoPA gives students direct access to professional networks and the most relevant information.