Computer Science and Information Technology


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Work with the technology that drives our lives

From posting on social media to accessing a bank account online — even reading a web page like you’re doing right now — computers, data and the Internet are an integral part of our lives.

The Bachelor of Science in computer science and information technology degree at Trine University will prepare you for a successful career in this essential, continually growing field.

The degree: Be prepared for multiple fields within CSIT

The Bachelor of Science in computer science and information technology degree is designed to prepare you for a wide range of endeavors in information fields. The CSIT program offers three concentrations:

The mission of the program is to provide a broad-based, sophisticated understanding of information and its technology, preparing you to enter the workforce ready to add immediate benefit to your chosen organization.

The experience: Hands-on learning with real-world problems

With courses in network security, digital forensics and data mining, you will benefit from hands-on learning experiences. Students have participated in cyberdefense competitions and a capstone experience that includes working with a local business to create a solution for a real-world problem. The department is a member of the Microsoft Academic Alliance and a CompTIA Academic Partner.

The result: Be prepared for a career or graduate school

Graduates of our computer science and information technology program are ready for jobs in the information and technology industry, business, public service and other professions. Possible job titles include security and performance analyst, web developer, information management specialist, network administrator, business analyst, usability engineer and database administrator.

CSIT graduates are also prepared for prestigious graduate schools and can pursue a variety of programs, including information and management science, information science, biomedical informatics, information security, information technology, and technical law.

Additional Information


For additional information on cooperative education or internships, contact the Career Services office by calling 260.665.4124 , e-mail  or visit the Trine Career Services website.

As a graduate of our Bachelor of Science with a major in computer science and information technology program, your job opportunities are great. Here are a few of the career possibilities available to our students upon graduation:

  • Computer Systems Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Management Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Sales Representative
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

Computer science and information technology majors can enhance their knowledge and experience base by adding one or more of the following minors:

Program Information


BS in Computer Science and Information Technology

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120 hours



Campus Location

Angola, IN

Careers in Computer Science and Information Technology

Logan Krehbiel
I was enjoying helping my professor and academic advisor Dr. Kelly in adding virtual reality to her course work and helping her out with side projects, which is what finally helped me reach the decision to switch my major.
Logan Krehbiehl
Computer Science and Information Technology Class of 2024
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