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Salary and Career Info

Computing and Information Technologies BS

An information technology degree where you'll implement complex computing systems and become well versed in their management.

Program skills

End of the 2nd Year
Object-oriented application development using Java. Web design & development using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. Database design, normalization and SQL, routing & switching basics including TCP/IP, OSPF, STA, VLANS, and Ethernet, and scripting with Python.

During the 3rd & 4th Year
User interface design and requirements gathering and data modeling. Advanced skills in database, networking, web development, and enterprise systems.

Program facilities equipment

Each lab is fully equipped with high-end Windows 10, Windows Server, Mac OSX, Linux and UNIX based PC platform computers. There is a full array of networking equipment from vendors such as Cisco, Extreme Networks, and Nortel including hubs, over 100 switches, and more than 80 routers. The labs are also equipped with wireless access points, layer 3 switches, network simulation, network data capture and virtualization software.

Program job titles reported

Systems Administrator; DevOps Engineer; Full Stack Engineer; Information Technology Engineer; Information Technology Specialist; Software Engineer; Systems Engineer; Operations Engineer; Network Technician; Web Developer

Select program hiring partners

Aetna & CVS Health; American Packaging Corporation; BlueCross BlueShield; Cisco; CyFlare; Datto; eLogic; Federal Bureau of Investigation; Fidelity Investments; Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS); GenTech; GoNetspeed; L3Harris Technologies; Liberty Mutual Insurance; M&T Bank; MITRE; Northrop Grumman Corporation; Regional Transit Service; RIT- ITS; SIG; Wegmans Food Markets


Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).


Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 77.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 77.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 0%
Alternative Plans 0%

Cooperative Education

Cooperative education, or co-op for short, is full-time, paid work experience in your field of study. And it sets RIT graduates apart from their competitors. It’s exposure–early and often–to a variety of professional work environments, career paths, and industries. RIT co-op is designed for your success.

Students in the computing and information technologies degree are required to complete two blocks of cooperative education experience.