Course Highlights: What you need to know

  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Game Design & Development
  • Diploma from an accredited high school
  • SAT and/or ACT scores
  • Transfer: 2.0 minimum GPA
  • Transfer: Transcripts from all colleges attended
  • What is the Computer Science & Information Technology Degree program?

    Students majoring in Computer Science & Information Technology (IT) learn the process of designing and developing computer systems – the hardware, software, networks and IT applications for carrying out tasks or solving business challenges. This broad field focuses on computers and telecommunications networks in managing, testing and improving the collection, storage, retrieval and transmission of information.

    What do Computer Science & Information Technology professionals do?

    Information technologists, commonly known as IT professionals, have diverse roles that may include implementing networks, upgrading a company’s software or hardware, installing internal applications and building websites. IT professionals are key to operations in most business environments, because of the growing reliance on high technology and the Internet in the global economy.

    What makes Florida Polytechnic University’s Computer Science & Information Technology Degree program unique?

    Florida Poly’s Computer Science & Information Technology Degree offers students a rigorous academic environment, yet is career-focused. The program offers hands-on learning and small class sizes while providing access to current and emerging technologies. Over 85 industry partners provide students with internship opportunities and keep pace with demand for IT professionals with specialized skills and knowledge.

    What is the employment outlook for IT professionals?

    According to Computer World, a resource for business technology, a survey of IT executives revealed the most in-demand positions at leading companies are programming / application development, project management, and help desk and technical support.

    Computer Science & Information Technology Professors

    Ryan Integlia

    Asst. Professor Electrical Engineering

    Wei Ding

    Associate Professor of Computer Science & Information Technology

    Susan LeFrancois

    Assistant Professor of Health Informatics

    Feng-Jen Yang

    Associate Professor of Computer Science & Information Technology