Choosing an IT Degree That's Right for You

The following short article is written to provide general advice about online education and degrees, not just information specific to WGU. If you have specific questions about WGU, feel free to inquire online or speak with an enrollment counselor (1-866-225-5948).

The large number of online IT degrees available may seem overwhelming. By evaluating your career goals, current areas of specialization, and aspects of IT you already enjoy, you can make the choice easier.

A variety of bachelor’s degree programs exist for IT professionals. Students can earn a B.S. in areas such as:

  • Information Technology
  • Network Administration
  • Security
  • Software
  • Health Informatics
  • Information Technology Management

Information Technology Master's Degree

Do you already hold a bachelor’s degree in information technology and wish to command a better salary or higher position in a company? You can earn an MS in Information Security and Assurance to become an expert IT security and assurance manager.

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Technology Management can help you secure a management position in the IT field.

A Competency-Based Approach to Your IT Degree

Whatever your choice, an online IT degree program offers the flexibility to work at your own pace. Online universities with a competency-based approach to learning offer credit for real-world knowledge and experience, so you earn your degree faster. You’ll graduate with the confidence of knowing you’re prepared to meet the demands of a rapidly-changing world of technology.