Enter and Excel in an IT Career

  • 40 classes
  • 180 credits
  • 1 Bachelor Degree

The Career you’ve always wanted


take the path
to a rewarding career

  • Programmer Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Web Designer
  • Web Developer

Earn college credit for real-life experience

Your experience in the professional sector matters, and we at Stratford recognize and respects the practical knowledge you bring into the classroom. Stratford University will assess your current skill level in subjects relevant to your desired degree and offer you advanced credit where applicable.

Prepare for your certification

Credentials can make the difference between landing the job of your dreams, the promotion that takes your places, and making strides forward in your career. Stratford University helps you prepare for professional certification that lead to credentials respected in the industry.

complete your
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

through classroom instruction at one of our Virginia campuses, online instruction, or a combination of both.

total required for graduation

180
credits

40
classes

Earn Your DEGREE
on Your Time
CampusOnline

On Campus or online

Where our classes are offered

Time

5 - 10 weeks

Time needed to complete a class

Calander

30 Months

Time needed to finish a bachelor’s degree

Program Requirements

Complete Your Degreeby meeting the following program requirements
  • Complete Core Requirements
  • Complete Arts and Science Requirements
  • Complete Concentration Requirements

Core Requirements

Complete the following core requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Core Requirements

Complete all of the following courses

BUS100
Introduction to Business
BUS120
Sales & Marketing
BUS380
Project Management
CIS103
Fundamentals of Information Systems
CIS130
Introduction to Databases
CIS131
Programming Fundamentals
CIS133
Technical & Professional Communication
CIS141
Hardware Fundamentals
CIS144
OS Architecture
CIS146
Fundamentals of Networking
CIS200
Business Analysis
CIS201
Fundamentals of IT Security
CIS202
Fundamentals of Web Technology
CIS205
Fundamentals of Human-Computer Interaction
CIS207
Programming Languages
CIS223
System Administration & Maintenance
CIS243
E-Commerce
CIS345
Mobile Computing
CIS400
Cloud Computing
CIS490
IT Senior Project

Concentration

Stratford offers the following concentrations in the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Cyber Security

Complete all of the following courses

CIS224
Legal and Ethical Issues in Cybersecurity
CIS225
Network Management
CIS247
Information Assurance and Cyber Security Architecture
CIS374
Security Mechanisms (Countermeasures)
CIS376
Software Security, Practices, Policies, and Standards
CIS411
Threat Analysis Model
CIS412
Vulnerabilities
CIS420
Intrusion Detection

Network Administration

Complete all of the following courses

CIS225
Network Management
CIS253
Server OS
CIS254
Clinet OS
CIS258
Database Administration
CIS302
Routing & Switching
CIS311
Data Centers and Virtualization
CIS339
Network Operations
CIS401
Modern Communications

Software Engineering

Complete all of the following courses

CIS220
System Analysis and Design
CIS221
Requirements Engineering
CIS232
Database Programming
CIS256
Database Design
CIS301
Event-Driven Programming
CIS364
Software Quality Assurance
CIS365
Object-Oriented Programming
CIS460
Software Configuration Management and Packaging

No Specialization

Students required to select 8 from BUS, CIS, HCA, and HIM courses with advisor approval

Arts & Sciences

Stratford offers following specialization in AASNMS

Arts & Sciences

Select 5 courses

See Arts & Sciences section of current catalog
  • Core
    Requirements

    Core
    Requirements

    Stratford offers following specialization in AASNMS

    • Core Requirements

      Complete all of the following courses

      BUS100
      Introduction to Business
      BUS120
      Sales & Marketing
      BUS380
      Project Management
      CIS103
      Fundamentals of Information Systems
      CIS130
      Introduction to Databases
      CIS131
      Programming Fundamentals
      CIS133
      Technical & Professional Communication
      CIS141
      Hardware Fundamentals
      CIS144
      OS Architecture
      CIS146
      Fundamentals of Networking
      CIS200
      Business Analysis
      CIS201
      Fundamentals of IT Security
      CIS202
      Fundamentals of Web Technology
      CIS205
      Fundamentals of Human-Computer Interaction
      CIS207
      Programming Languages
      CIS223
      System Administration & Maintenance
      CIS243
      E-Commerce
      CIS345
      Mobile Computing
      CIS400
      Cloud Computing
      CIS490
      IT Senior Project
  • Concentration

    Concentration

    Stratford offers following specialization in AASNMS

    • Cyber Security

      Complete all of the following courses

      CIS224
      Legal and Ethical Issues in Cybersecurity
      CIS225
      Network Management
      CIS247
      Information Assurance and Cyber Security Architecture
      CIS374
      Security Mechanisms (Countermeasures)
      CIS376
      Software Security, Practices, Policies, and Standards
      CIS411
      Threat Analysis Model
      CIS412
      Vulnerabilities
      CIS420
      Intrusion Detection
    • Network Administration

      Complete all of the following courses

      CIS225
      Network Management
      CIS253
      Server OS
      CIS254
      Clinet OS
      CIS258
      Database Administration
      CIS302
      Routing & Switching
      CIS311
      Data Centers and Virtualization
      CIS339
      Network Operations
      CIS401
      Modern Communications
    • Software Engineering

      Complete all of the following courses

      CIS220
      System Analysis and Design
      CIS221
      Requirements Engineering
      CIS232
      Database Programming
      CIS256
      Database Design
      CIS301
      Event-Driven Programming
      CIS364
      Software Quality Assurance
      CIS365
      Object-Oriented Programming
      CIS460
      Software Configuration Management and Packaging
    • No Specialization

      Students required to select 8 from BUS, CIS, HCA, and HIM courses with advisor approval

  • Arts & Sciences

    Arts & Sciences

    Stratford offers following specialization in AASNMS

    • Arts & Sciences

      Select 5 courses

      See Arts & Sciences section of current catalog

apply what you’ve learned through

capstone projects

  • professional research
  • cumulative application
  • real world solutions
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