Walsh

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT)

Don't just be on the cutting edge of technology, be the edge. To excel in this ever-changing workforce, you need a degree that goes beyond theory and provides real-world training for what's happening now, and prepares you for what's next. That is what a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT) from Walsh gives you.

Walsh students are trained for in-demand technology careers

We offer concentrations in:

  • Automotive Cybersecurity
  • Business Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Programming
  • Project Management
  •  Our courses are requested and reviewed by our industry advisory board, which includes industry leaders and experts defining the current needs of hiring organizations. You will gain valuable skills that employers are looking for.

     Technology Tradecraft

    Learn by doing. Walsh’s BSIT program incorporates dozens of hours of hands-on exercises led by faculty with decades of experience in the IT industry. This program will accelerate your entry into IT and cybersecurity disciplines, maximizing your knowledge and skills to prepare you to succeed and remain competitive in the constantly changing field of IT.

    • Custom-designed Cyber Lab
    • Hands-on training with enterprise-level equipment
    • Live attack and defense exercises
    • Tools and programming languages used every day in business around the world

     Program Requirements

    Courses are offered on ground or in a hybrid format, combining in-person classroom instruction and online learning. Selected courses require on-campus attendance while others are available entirely online.

    Why Walsh?

    Hands-On Experiences

    Walsh offers extensive hands-on learning based on real world scenarios to maximize the skills you will need in your IT career.

    Nationally Recognized Program

    Walsh was one of the first schools in Michigan to be recognized as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE/CD). Our IT degrees align with Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security NICE Framework Standards.

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    In-Demand Skills

    Walsh’s BSIT curriculum is developed with input from industry experts based on current IT needs of in-demand employers.

    Faculty with Real World Experience

    Walsh’s academic faculty has decades of real world experience in the IT field. You will learn from leading business minds who have “been there and done that.”

    Flexibility

    Walsh offers four 11-week semesters and year-round registration. Take classes in a small classroom setting, online, or a combination of both.

    Apply today 

    Ready to redefine your future? Apply online or speak with an academic advisor today. Call the Admissions office at 248-823-1600 or email admissions@walshcollege.edu. Appointments are available Monday through Friday. Walk-ins are welcome on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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    Already Certified?

    If you have active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) credentials, you’ll be given equivalent credit for IT 417, IT 419, and IT 422. Speak with an academic advisor to make sure your certifications are accounted for.

     


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    Employment Opportunities

    According to the Department of Labor, jobs in information technology are in high demand and expected to increase faster than average through 2022. The opportunities for employment are widespread as graduates choose to work as managers, analysts, or technology specialists. Employment of database administrators is projected to grow 48% through 2022, with increasing popularity of database-as-a-service-cloud computing. The Walsh BSIT delivers the skills necessary for students to move forward in their careers whether it’s a promotion, a new job, or a total career change.

    With lifelong career services from Walsh, you’ll get guidance and clarity for your next career success.





    Join the Walsh Family

    A strong professional network is a must-have in the business world, providing you with relationships that could grow into your biggest business success. Walsh’s Information Technology Student Association (ITSA) is the perfect place to build your network. It connects you with fellow students who could become future colleagues or even business partners. You will advance your knowledge and develop your skills as you learn from business leaders and IT professionals.