CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 9, 2014 — Southeast Missouri State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Technology Management has been ranked among the nation’s top 20 best online Bachelor of Information Technology degree programs.
TheBestSchools.org selected the top online Information Technology (IT) bachelor’s degree programs based on several weighted factors, including academic excellence, course offerings, accomplishment of faculty, return on investment and reputation for effectively providing online degree study.
“Southeast is ranked above Southern New Hampshire University, and among colleges such as Penn State, Drexel University, Arizona State University, UMass, Western Governors University – all amazing schools in the online world,” said Chelsea A. Caile, coordinator of Online Programs at Southeast.
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Southeast was compared to world-class institutions like Penn State and University of Minnesota, to programs specifically designed for busy, working adults like Capella University and Excelsior College. The schools that were included are considered the leaders among new IT schools.
Southeast Missouri State University specifically designed the online Bachelor of Science in Technology Management program for students who have an associate’s degree in a technical field and seek to complete a bachelor’s degree.
The degree requires 120 credit hours and includes 48 credits of general education, 30 credits of lower-level courses, and nine credits of upper-level courses. Generally, incoming students transfer in having already completed the lower-level requirements. Students must also complete 39 credits of major requirements.
Much of the online degree is dependent upon students’ participation. Students can post questions and comments to a course’s discussion forum. Students can also communicate with classmates and instructors through private messages.