School and Ranking Information
A distinguished institution within 10 miles of Troy that has IT degrees is examined in this article. Based on degree levels offered, rankings and student services, the following school is considered one of the top schools in the area for studying information technology:
- Winner: Lawrence Technological University is a nationally and regionally ranked non-profit institution with a low student-to-faculty ratio that is close to Troy. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in information technology.
School Info Chart
|Category||Lawrence Technological University|
|Rankings||Tied at #54 for Universities in the Midwest (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, not-for-profit|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||$28,948**|
|Information Technology Degrees Offered||Bachelor's, Master's|
|Information Technology Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2013||51**|
|Most Popular Information Technology Degree Level in 2013||Master's (38 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||49%**|
|Noteworthy||Over 90% of LTU students secure employment within a month's time from degree completion***|
Sources: *U.S. News & World Report, **NCES College Navigator, ***Lawrence Technological University
Lawrence Technological University
- The bachelor's and master's programs in IT are accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
- The IT programs can be taken completely online
- When taken on campus, students in the bachelor's program enjoy small classes and the flexibility of having classes in the day or evening
Lawrence Technological University (LTU) is situated on a campus that covers more than 100 acres. The university's enrollment exceeds 4,000 students and there are more than 100 full-time faculty members. LTU features rolling admissions.
The College of Management offers a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Master of Science in Information Technology and a dual MBA and Master of Science in Information Technology program. The bachelor's program requires 122 credits for completion. The technical core is 27 credits and includes courses such as IT management, security and database design. The MSIT's 30-credit curriculum includes some core classes that cover the topics of rising technologies and database modeling. The dual degree option calls for 27 MBA credits and 21 credits for MSIT coursework. The MBA requirements may be completed online, and include courses such as global leadership, accounting and human resource management.