Information Technology and Management (B.A.C.)/Cyber Forensics and Security (M.A.S.)

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Students in the Bachelor of Information Technology and Management/Master of Cyber Forensics and Security accelerated master's degree program may simultaneously earn both degrees while learning both the intricacies of information technology and the issues surrounding cyber forensics and security.

The bachelor’s degree program in information technology and management is taught by experienced faculty using a hands-on, reality-based approach to education in which students apply what they learn in class to solve real-life problems. It offers seven specializations that target specific careers, and has more than 100 courses that provide unparalleled breadth and depth. The master's degree program in cyber forensics and security is cross-disciplinary and includes instruction on technology, management, compliance, and legal issues.

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Information Technology and Management/Master of Cyber Forensics and Security accelerated master's degree program allows students to simultaneously study the intricacies of information technology and the technology, management, compliance, and legal issues surrounding cyber forensics and security.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Bachelor of Information Technology and Management/Master of Cyber Forensics and Security accelerated master's program will be prepared to accept a variety of roles within the industry, such as:

  • Information security officer
  • Security manager
  • Security administrator
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Cybersecurity specialist
  • Computer forensic examiner
  • Forensic analyst
  • Vulnerability researcher/exploit developer

Students in the Bachelor of Information Technology and Management/Master of Cyber Forensics and Security accelerated master's degree program can complete fewer credit hours with better scheduling flexibility than they would if completing the two degree programs separately.

Students will need to work with an adviser to properly sequence courses to ensure academic success.

Students in this program must be admitted to Illinois Tech. Students who are interested in transferring to this program should consult their academic advisers. Previous coursework or experience in technology is helpful but not required.

The Bachelor of Information Technology and Management program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Program Specializations

Data Management and Analytics

IT Entrepreneurship and Management

Networking, Informations, and Communications Technology

Software Development

System Administration

Systems Security

Web Design and Application Development