For accelerated students who have been admitted to Elmhurst, here's everything you need to know about getting enrolled and registering for class.
» Information Technology
Information technology is a central component of today’s business world. At Elmhurst College, you’ll prepare for a vital career in many of the exciting positions within the information technology industry—on the fast track.
Elmhurst’s accelerated program in information technology is a degree completion program that is ideal for students seeking to complete a first bachelor’s or those in career transition seeking to complete a second bachelor’s. In an accelerated format, you’ll complete the program in as little as 14 months. The program is offered entirely online through the Elmhurst College Online Center or through a hybrid format combining on-campus and online learning. All courses are taught by Elmhurst College faculty, who combine extensive industry experience with up-to-the-minute knowledge of current technologies.
In this program, you’ll learn to create Java and SQL-based business applications, including web-based applications using Java Script, Java Servlets, and SQL databases. And you’ll gain an understanding of the infrastructure that supports today’s network environments. Students also have their choice between five concentrations, providing excellent preparation for a rich, useful career.
As an IT student at Elmhurst, you’ll enjoy access to a wide range of general purpose and specialized technologies and applications available to you on campus, in the public cloud and through the College’s private cloud. If you choose the on-campus program, you’ll also enjoy complete access to Daniels Hall—a superior facility that would be the envy of a much larger campus.
The IT program leads to a bachelor's degree in information technology—for which you will also need to complete certain requirements in the Elmhurst College Integrated Curriculum. Upon completion of the program, graduates will be equipped with the skills to obtain a position as an applications developer or begin work in various positions within information systems management or infrastructure engineering.
If you have any further questions about the accelerated program in information technology, please contact us.
Coursework in the IT program falls within the framework of the Institute for the Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP) body of knowledge used to access the level of mastery needed to obtain the CCP (Certified Computing Professional Certification).