Top 10 Computers & IT Online Universities

The computers and information technology industry is one of the fastest growing in the U.S., and the online degree programs available in these fields have more enrolled students than any other online courses. Students in this field can focus on computer programming, web design, database management, and an ever growing number of widely implemented programming languages.

Requirements for Earning a Degree in Computers and IT

Students seeking a degree in a computer or IT related field will need a high-school diploma or GED, and may need to take some pre-requisite classes to ensure a basic level of computer and internet literacy. After meeting these goals and fulfilling the admission requirements of their chosen institution, students must:

  1. Complete all general education requirements put forth by their college or university.
  2. Choose a major or emphasis, which could include:
    • Computer Science
    • Computer Application Software Engineering
    • Computer Systems Software Engineering
    • Web Development and Design
    • Computer and Information Systems Management
  3. Complete all degree specific and practical requirements, which may include devising and implementing systems that can be tested against real world requirements, or working in an internship or apprenticeship with professionals in the computer and IT industries.