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Degree type: Bachelor, Associate, Minor

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The advantage for Information Technology students at Mount Aloysius is exposure to today’s technology, coupled with hands-on experiences that illustrate to students where that technology is going, then preparing them for those destinations.

The IT program at Mount Aloysius offers an exciting collection of concentrations including:

Students will develop a broad understanding of microcomputer and network design concepts, operating systems, and installation configuration–all focused on preparation for a great career as an IT professional. By gaining real-world experience during their studies, MAC Information Technology graduates are well-prepared for the workforce.

Information Technology never operates in a vacuum. Students become familiar with real-life contexts like corporate digital infrastructure, healthcare, and the growing security concerns that touch every aspect of our modern world.

Program Highlights

  • Hands-on experience with a dedicated lab for IT majors
  • Evening, online and accelerated courses available

  • Instruction from professionals in specialized fields

  • Provides career flexibility to specialize or explore various IT areas

  • Ability to adapt curriculum to changing technological advances

  • Minor Available


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Coding Against Crime

Want to learn in a cutting edge cybersecurity lab from faculty that have worked in the field, not just in the classroom?

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MAC Welcomes International Students

Zainab Alalshaikh can now call Saudi Arabia and Mount Aloysius home after graduating with a degree in Information Technology.

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Straight from the Classroom to Quantico

When he landed an internship with the FBI, Bryan quickly learned the value of a MAC education.

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Internships That Count

Bryan Buzi impressed a huge IT consulting firm during his Information Technology program internship and landed a full-time career!

Student Voices & Success Stories

  • Carter Lehman, 2013, is a Senior Auditor at Dollar Bank in Pittsburgh
  • Jon Williams, 2017, Computer Investigative Forensic Analyst, IRS-CI, Electronics Crimes Technology Support Center. Jon enrolled in the Bachelor Science IT program specifically for the Digital Forensics Concentration. He had already earned a BA degree and, at the time, was concurrently enrolled in a Master’s program, which he completed in 2016.
  • Bryan Jordan, 2017, Information Technology Specialist – Forensic Examiner, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Bryan, concentrating in Digital Forensics, interned during the summer with the FBI, then continued the analytical work while completing his degree.
  • Michael Viveros, 2016, Software Engineer, Net Health. Michael shares his expertise by returning as a guest speaker for database classes and serving on the Business Information Technology department advisory council.
  • Chris Scoran, 2016, Technologist, Precision Business Solutions. Chris interned with the IT management and security solution provider, who then offered him a career position. He was recently awarded a Cisco Global Cybersecurity Scholarship for the summer of 2017.
  • Bethany Helsel, 2014, Associate Programmer, Sheetz Inc., Since being hired as a Programmer after graduating in May 2014, Bethany was recognized for performance and has been promoted to her current position as Associate Programmer.

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Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics
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