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Information Technology Degrees and Certificates

Online or On Campus

Find Your Program

Build a High Impact Skill Set in the Rapidly Evolving Field of Information Technology

Earn an information technology (IT) degree ranked one of the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Our faculty-led programs, and a wide selection of courses, will provide you with a solid foundation in the most widely used information systems and languages. Our IT graduates move onto rewarding careers in programming, information security, database management, website design, computer networking and more. We offer a variety of IT programs with multiple start dates throughout the year, including associate's and bachelor's degrees, certificates, and a master's degree.

Explore IT Programs at UMass Lowell

  • Information Technology
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Java Development
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Multimedia Applications
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Networking & Security
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • UNIX/Linux Operating Systems
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Website Design & Development
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Information Technology, A.S.
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Information Technology, B.S.
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Information Technology: Business Minor Option, B.S.
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Information Technology: Second Degree, B.S.
    On Campus | Mix | Online
  • Information Technology, M.S.
    On Campus | Mix | Online

Why Should You Pursue Information Technology at UMass Lowell?

Number 1

Affordable Tuition

Our online tuition is among the lowest in the U.S. In addition, we provide substantial scholarships, grants, and other financial aid opportunities.
Number 2

Real Faculty. Real Campus. Real Research.

Whether you study online or on-campus, you'll learn from UMass Lowell's world-class faculty at the Kennedy College of Sciences, experts who are advancing the IT field.
Number 3

Build High Demand Skills

Specialize your studies by concentrating your education in various areas, including cyber security, IT management, human-computer interaction, multimedia, network security, web development, operating systems and more.
Number 4

Stackable Credits

Our IT programs build upon themselves. As you move from courses to certificates to degrees, you may apply the education you earn toward the next step in your journey.
Number 5

Accelerated Courses

With 6-, 8- and 10-week courses, you can complete your program quickly and accelerate your success rapidly.
Number 6

Global Network of UMass Alumni

Upon graduation, you may take advantage of the global UMass alumni network.
Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13% from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
— U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018