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Computer and Information Technology

Tackle society's grand challenges with a major in computer and information technology. 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.

Polytechnic specializes in team-based labs where you’ll test ideas, take things apart and put them back together — only better. You’ll learn side-by-side with professors who have worked in the industry and thrive on combining theory, imagination and real-world application. In this innovative environment, you'll learn by doing - gaining deep technical knowledge and applied skills in your chosen discipline coupled with problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication and leadership skills employers desire.

Plan of Study

Computer and Information Technology Webpage

Transfer to Computer and Information Technology

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 3.0


Contact Information

Angie Murphy
(765) 496-6003
amurphy@purdue.edu

Purdue Polytechnic Institute
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Careers in Computer and Information Technology

  •   Application developer
  •   Consultant
  •   Data analyst or administrator
  •   Information analyst
  •   IT analyst
  •   Network engineer or administrator
  •   Programmer
  •   Programmer analyst
  •   Project manager
  •   Software developer, engineer, support or tester

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