A degree in information technology is one of the most sought after degrees. It is a 5 year degree course though some institutes also offer 3 and 4 year information technology degree courses. It is generally divided into 8 semesters. An information technology degree or Bachelor of information technology is an undergraduate program. Which means that if you have completed high school you can opt for this degree.
This degree is recognized all around the world and is a pre requisite for many jobs in the industry. For those who have already chosen this degree I would say you have made a good choice. And for those who wish to make a career in the information technology field I would recommend this degree.
The bachelor of information technology is a complete course. It teaches you everything you need to know and prepares you to forge a bright career path. It differs from the bachelor in computer science in that this course includes study of information technology management and also project management. You begin by learning the basics of information technology and introduction to various programming languages you would be working with. This prepares you for what lies ahead. You also have the option to specialize in any of the following topics Information science, software engineering, computer engineering, data and storage management or networking. Different institutes offer different options that you can chose to specialize in. so it is up to you to choose which option seem to interest you the most or which you think will have good job prospects in the future.
Many institutes also offer the option to complete this degree through the distance education or correspondence route. Which means it is perfect option for someone who already is working a job and wishes to switch careers. You could be someone who dreamt of a career in Information Technology. But due to various obstacles and situations that we at times face in our life had to change your path and chose a career that gave you money but no satisfaction. This is your opportunity right now. You can continue working at the job you are so that you remain financially independent and at the same time enroll for this degree through distance education. Once you have achieved this degree it won’t be too difficult to find an employer who would gladly hire you.
There are many premier institutions that offer this degree. Do make sure the institute that you chose includes an internship in the final semester which will help prepare you for a job in the Information Technology sector.