Degree type: Bachelor, Associate, Minor

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Students taking Information Technology coursework at Mount Aloysius get exposed to the latest technology, using virtualized hardware and software tools for a unique hands-on experience. Short-term coursework for certification preparation is also available.

The IT program at Mount Aloysius offers an exciting concentration in Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics (CYDF) as well as onsite and remote internship opportunities to apply their skills.

Mount Aloysius faculty have years of experience working in IT, digital forensics, cybersecurity, programming, technical support, web development and many other areas. Cybersecurity is embedded into every class we teach so that students are aware and prepared to deal with cyber threats in the future. Communication and writing skills are also required as part of the IT program so that students are well prepared to be successful in the workforce.

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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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Internships That Count

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

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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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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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MAC Welcomes International Students

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

Watch a video with alum Jonathan Williams talking about the cybersecurity & digital forensics program.

Watch a video with Kristi Smith, the chair of the IT department, talking about social engineering.

Watch a video with Jeffrey Sunseri, a professor in the IT department, talking about the IT program.

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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Related Programs

Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics
Business Administration
Communication Studies

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