School and Ranking Information
There are a few nonprofit and for-profit schools in the Cincinnati, OH, area that offer information technology studies. Based on number of degrees conferred, location and ranking, the following university is considered a top school in Cincinnati for information technology degree programs:
- Winner: The University of Cincinnati is the only postsecondary institution of any kind located directly in the city to offer information technology programs. It confers the highest number of total degrees in information technology and is also the only school in the area to award master's degrees in this field of study. Students can earn a bachelor's degree in information technology and a master's degree in information systems.
School Info Chart
|Category||University of Cincinnati|
|Ranking||#129 (tie) among Best National Universities (2015)*|
|School Type||4-year, public|
|Tuition & Fees (2013-2014)||Undergrad: $10,784 (in state); $25,816 (out-of-state)**|
|Information Technology Degrees Offered||Bachelor's and master's|
|Information Technology Degrees Awarded (all levels) in 2012-2013||101**|
|Most Popular Information Technology Degree in 2012-2013||Bachelor's (56 awarded)**|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (in 150% of normal degree time) for 2007 Entering Class||58%**|
|Noteworthy||Information technology students can join the Information Technology Student Association and Women in Information Technology; bachelor's degree program accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET|
Sources: *U.S. News and World Report; **NCES College Navigator
University of Cincinnati
- Co-op opportunities available
- Combines classroom instruction with hands-on project development opportunities
- University has technology partnerships with such businesses as Microsoft, Dell and IBM
The University of Cincinnati is home to nearly 35,000 students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Students here can pursue a bachelor's degree in information technology and a master's degree in information systems.
In the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program, students can choose from networking, cybersecurity or software development tracks. In the networking concentration, students take courses in routing and switching, infrastructure development and computer forensics. For those who seek software development training, required courses include systems analysis and design, server application development and mobile device application programming. Cybersecurity coursework includes network security and computer forensics.
The Master of Science in Information Systems program combines a business and technical curriculum. Business courses are taken in financial accounting, business intelligence and management. Required courses include IT modeling, data design, network design and Web development.