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Information Technology

BS Information Technology - Enterprise Network Management

As a graduate of the IT bachelor’s program, you should be ready to enter the marketplace with demonstrable skills in systems and database administration. In addition, you’ll have developed your knowledge of systems management and IT project management skills.

About This Program

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology has been designed to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities to enter the field, to advance in their careers, or to pursue graduate studies. The core program provides a foundation for students to learn how to apply information technology theory and principles to address real-world opportunities and challenges in the management and operations of information systems and networks. The Enterprise Networking focuses on the fundamental role of IT to serve modern business operations on a national and international level. The BSIT program is flexible in design and sensitive to the needs of busy individuals who have to balance the demands of their work, family, and education.

Career Opportunities

A Bachelor of Science in Information Technology specializing in Enterprise Network Management can lead to the following career paths:

  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Security Analyst
  • Information Systems Director
  • Network Inspection, Investigation and Compliance
  • Network Manager
  • Network Performance Analyst

Course Format

Salem offers undergraduate and graduate programs of study with continuous enrollment via distance education or on
ground at our Salem, West Virginia campus. Courses are delivered in a monthly format (4-weeks) and completed on ground, online, or through a blended approach that uses both delivery methods. Online courses are structured to work within the constraints of full-time employment, allowing you to earn your degree with minimum disruption to your busy schedule. Traditional on ground programs of study are available for campus residents and commuter students.

Course Numbers/Names

The Information Technology program consists of ten core courses as follows:
  • IT110 IT Essentials
  • IT130 Fundamentals of Computer Graphics
  • IT150 Computer Programming
  • IT151 Computer Programming2
  • IT202 Internet Publishing
  • IT310 Database Architecture
  • IT323 Methods of Software Development
  • IT409 Basic Networking
  • IT445 Project Management
  • IT499 Senior Capstone

Specialization in Enterprise Network Management:

  • IT340 Networking Discovery
  • IT410 Enterprise Networking
  • IT420 Information Systems Security
  • IT442 Server Administration
  • IT443 Client Administration

Admission Requirements

Admission to Salem is open to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability/disability. Anyone wishing to attend Salem can obtain the necessary application from the Office of Admissions or online from our website at www.salemu.edu. The completed application should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at the earliest possible date. A nonrefundable application fee is required of all applicants. The University admits students on a rolling, monthly start basis. Acceptance is within the discretion of Salem International University; some programs have additional admissions requirements.