N.C. A&T Online IT Program Ranked Among Top Ten Nationwide

By Jamie Crockett / 11/19/2019 Academic Affairs, Students, College of Science and Technology, Computer Systems Technology, The Graduate College

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2019) – The online Bachelor of Science in Information Technology program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been ranked among the nation’s top programs, according to Study.com’s Best Online Schools for Information Technology.

The College of Science and Technology (CoST) offers the undergraduate degree online with six specialization areas in computer networking, mobile application development, computer forensic investigation, consulting, cloud architecture and high performance computing.

“We are very much excited about this recognition as it further confirms the quality, reach and impact our programs,” said Abdellah Ahmidouch, Ph.D., CoST dean. “It is our goal to continue developing innovative approaches to STEM teaching and learning to prepare the next generation of science and technology leaders.”

Study.com placed N.C. A&T at the No. 10 spot, specifically highlighting the unique emphasis in mainframe education and considered available concentrations, online support tools, financial aid assistance, graduation rates and other factors when ranking each program. It also used data from the Department of Education to compile the rankings.

Additionally, for students interested in pursuing advanced knowledge in the field, the online graduate degree offers concentrations in computer networking and communications, computer security, web technologies, digital media technologies and database management for students to pursue their interests from anywhere in the world.

Affordable Schools also ranked the online undergraduate program as No. 3 in the nation for affordability earlier this year.