School of Business and Information Technology

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Mission Statement

We develop the competencies of career-focused students to empower them as ethical, insightful, and solution-oriented decision-makers, leaders, and lifelong learners in increasingly complex and diverse global environments. Faculty is supported as practitioners and scholars, committed to innovation in teaching and intellectual contribution.

General Policies

Progression Requirements

Prior learning credits and Purdue Global courses completed more than 5 years prior to the start of your information technology program are not eligible to satisfy information technology course requirements. You may be required to retake courses in order to ensure your knowledge is consistent with the current skills taught in these courses. You may request exceptions, based on relevant coursework and professional experience, from the Dean or a designee.

Accelerated Information Technology Master's Degree Options

If you are enrolled in an eligible information technology bachelor's degree program and wish to continue on to pursue a Purdue Global Master of Science in Cybersecurity Management or Master of Science in Information Technology, you are encouraged to consider the accelerated master's degree options. By completing certain undergraduate courses, you may have up to three required graduate courses waived if you apply and are accepted into the master’s degree program.

Eligible degree programs include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Analytics
  • Bachelor of Science in Cloud Computing and Solutions 
  • Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology 

To qualify for the graduate course waivers, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete your bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2.
  • Obtain a grade of “B” or above in each undergraduate course required for graduate course waiver (defined below). 
Waived Graduate Course Undergraduate Courses Required for Graduate Course Waiver
IT510 IT460
IT511 IT301 and IT401
IT526 IT234 and IT350
IT530 IT278, IT375, and either IT283 or IN203
IT537 IT277, IT279, and IT410
IT542 IT262 and IT395
IT550 IT316 and IT411