» Skip Navigation
School of Business

Information Technology for Business
Bachelor of Science

Gain the advanced skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the ever-changing landscape of technology.

Mount Ida’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology for Business is a unique mix of information systems technology courses coupled with core business courses. Our program will provide you with an understanding of the processes and language of computer science and business, and prepare you for a career in information technology.

Preparation for the real world.

Courses in our Information Technology for Business program are taught by faculty who have both academic and industry experience to ensure graduates have the skills and knowledge required to be successful in the ever-changing landscape of technology. You’ll learn on cutting-edge state-of-the-art software and database management tools used by industry professionals. Mount Ida’s ties to the Greater Boston business and technical communities bolster our experiential learning model through internships and solving real-world problems in the classroom.

For details about the curriculum, the complete course listing, specific program requirements and expected learning outcomes please refer to the Information Technology for Business degree program in our College Catalog.

Student looking at computer

Program Requirements - 120 credits, broken out into the following categories:

  • 36 credits- Program Requirements Courses
  • 33 credits- Business Core Courses
  • 36 credits- All College Curriculum and Other Required Courses
  • 15 credits- Open Electives

Here are some of the core courses you may be taking:

  • IT 230- Information Security and Computer Networking
  • IT 320- Managing Software Development
  • IT 325- Mobile App Development
  • IT 330- Cloud Computing
  • IT 430- Business Information Systems

Living-Learning Communities

For first-year students in the School of Business, and the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, we offer the CONNECT program to ensure a smooth transition into college life. CONNECT students live together in a newly renovated residence hall, where they also take classes, have close access to professional advising, peer mentors, tutoring, and additional co-curricular programs.

Here to teach, guide, cultivate and inspire.

As well-respected in their industries as they are in the classroom, Mount Ida’s instructors will expand your practical knowledge, challenge your thinking, and empower you to reach your potential.

To learn more about our faculty, please visit the Business Administration faculty directory.

Photo of Anthony Rauseo
Faculty Spotlight

Anthony Rauseo

Adjunct Faculty

Students in the master’s degree program get the benefit of Anthony Rauseo’s long and distinguished technology business career, coupled with the enthusiasm he has for watching his students learn and grow. Rauseo brings that love of the classroom to Mount Ida College along with more than three decades as an executive in the technology field working for companies such as Microsoft, Sprint and GTE. His latest position was as technology officer for Bill Gates where he was responsible ...

Life at Mount Ida

A desire to succeed defines us. An undeniable spirit unites us. Mount Ida is a diverse yet tight-knit community where passion is the norm and determination is contagious. Discover why our students are proud to call this campus home.

Life after Graduation.

Our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology for Business prepares you to enter the workforce with a broad range of abilities you need to hit the ground running in your information technology career. Graduates will call upon their analytical and creative skills to design and manage information systems that improve communication, efficiency, productivity, and security.

Career possibilities for our Information Technology graduates include:

  • Database administrator
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer network architect
  • Network computer systems administrator

Life at Mount Ida

A desire to succeed defines us. An undeniable spirit unites us. Mount Ida is a diverse yet tight-knit community where passion is the norm and determination is contagious. Discover why our students are proud to call this campus home.

Admissions

We assign every prospective student a dedicated admissions counselor to guide them along every step of the applications process. Our no-fee applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so there’s no better time to apply. Learn more about the process in our Admissions & Aid section.

Tuition Fees and Aid

Tuition:

Resident Students, 2017-2018 tuition, fees, room & board (before aid is deducted) is $49,400.

Commuter Students, 2017-2018 tuition and fees (before aid is deducted) is $35,720.

Additional information regarding the breakdown of direct, indirect costs and program fees can be found by viewing the 2017-18 Billing Guide.

*Students enrolling in the Veterinary Technology, Design and Dental Programs (excluding Pre Dental Hygiene and Degree completion) should add $1,700 for expected program expenses.

Aid:
As part of our commitment to making college affordable, Mount Ida College has increased the aid we award from $12 million in 2012 to over $20 million in 2017. All new students entering in Fall 2018 are expected to receive some type of merit award, with most awards anticipated to be between $15,000 – $27,000 per year – and that’s before we award need-based aid. Visit here for more details about other costs and financial aid.

98%

of Mount Ida students 
receive some form of financial aid

Life at Mount Ida

A desire to succeed defines us. An undeniable spirit unites us. Mount Ida is a diverse yet tight-knit community where passion is the norm and determination is contagious. Discover why our students are proud to call this campus home.

We have to tackle the global aspect of business and technology’s impact and explore the changes in the external environment and the demands it creates for innovative thinking and new job opportunities.
Phyllis Baron

Adjunct Faculty

MSM in the School of Business