Information Technology program is primarily focused on subjects such as software, databases, and networking. In general computer science degrees tend to focus on the mathematical and theoretical foundations of computing rather than emphasizing specific technologies. The degree in this program is a Bachelor of Science degree, which is awarded for completing a program of study in the field of software development, software engineering, web design, databases, programming, computer networking and computer system.
Many employers require software developers or programmers to have a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree, however those seeking to hire for positions such as network administrators or database managers would require a Bachelors of Science in Information Technology or an equivalent degree. Graduates with an information technology background are able to perform technology tasks relating to the processing, storing, and communication of information between computers, mobile phones, and other electronic devices. Information technology as field emphasizes the secure management of large amounts of variable information and its accessibility via a wide variety of systems both local and world-wide.