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What You Learn

You get the chance to use your analytical and creative skills as an information technology major.

  • Research, analyze and test new and existing technologies
  • Use robotics and systems to solve problems
  • Explore computing, cybersecurity, network design, health IT and other fields
  • Build knowledge of computer security, cyber defense, game design, health informatics and web client programming
  • Establish a professional network of contacts for future employment opportunities

You can pursue a cybersecurity option that specifically prepares you for that field or take a general track that opens up a host of possibilities in the industry.

Program Options:

B.S. in Information Technology

B.S. in Information Technology | Cybersecurity Option

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I chose information technology at Kean because technology is the best way to help people have a better life. I want to make software to help people with disabilities. Kean has a lot of research programs that enhance our abilities."

Saniora Duclervil '19

After Kean

Graduates of Kean are currently employed at Vanguard Financial, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the NSA, Motorola, IBM, BAE Systems, Tata Consultancy Services, Harris Corporation, Express Scripts, UnitedHealthcare, Verizon and other leading information technology agencies in some of the following positions:

Software engineer

Technical solutions analyst 

IT support engineer

Network engineer

System administrator 

Senior business analyst

Information security associate

13%

Information technology jobs are expected to grow faster than average through 2026, according to the U.S Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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I chose Kean University for the affordability and world-class education. I know that I want to graduate with no debt, and Kean is the place to go for that and a sense of community. Everyone on campus, whether it’s students, faculty or staff, is always willing to help you."

Kassie Mahabir '21
Kassie Mahabir

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