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Computer Information Technology

at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The major in Computer Information Technology (CIT) is designed to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to take on professional positions in Information Technology upon graduation and to grow into leadership positions or to pursue research or graduate studies in the field. Three areas of specialization are available:

Database Technologies
Networking and Information Security
Software Development

Computer Information Technology (CIT) in its broadest sense encompasses all aspects of computing technology. CIT, as an academic discipline, focuses on meeting the needs of users within an organizational and societal context through the election, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies. The aim is to provide CIT graduates with the skills and knowledge to take on appropriate professional positions in Information Technology upon graduation and grow into leadership positions or pursue research or graduate studies in the field. The CIT program also has five minors.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • Computer and Information Scientists

  • Median wage: $55.72/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers

  • Median wage: $61.27/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer Systems Analysts

  • Median wage: $42.77/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts

  • Median wage: $42.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@mnsu.edu