Computer and Information Technology

Purdue Polytechnic Institute

Tackle society's grand challenges with a degree in information technology. For example, helping make solar energy economical requires skills in programming, big data analytics and networking. Engineering better medicines requires skills in bioinformatics, big data analytics and artificial intelligence. And keeping cyberspace safe requires skills in networking, cyber security and cyber forensics.

You will learn to harness the power of computers, software, and computer networks to create systems that help solve business problems and create a competitive advantage. Information technology professionals are responsible for information systems that provide timely and correct information, support efficient business processes, and promote effective communication.

The flexible curriculum allows you to focus on specific topics throughout your time at Purdue. 

This program is also offered at the Purdue College of Technology locations in Anderson, Columbus and Kokomo.

Computer and Information Technology Website

Plan of Study


Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.

Minimum GPA: 3.0



Contact Information
Phone: 765-494-2560


Related Career Interests

Computer Programming and Information Systems

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