Information Technology

Students

The IT Experience

The Information Technology program is designed to meet the needs of tech-minded thinkers interested in working with emerging technologies as solutions to tomorrow’s challenges. As a student in the Information Technology program, your courses will focus on a core of traditional IT practices that will provide you with the foundation of programming, software engineering, cybersecurity, web development, networks and databases. Our students then explore innovative integrations of media and interactive design technologies, autonomous systems, and mobile application development.

Your undergraduate degree will delve into the role that technology plays in today’s developing business and infrastructure as well as interactive systems, devices and digital media.

Our graduates seek careers in a multitude of industries as Information Technology is present in nearly every facet of today’s economy. You’ll get real-world experience and opportunities to work with faculty engaged directly in industry and research .

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 Leadership and Career Opportunities

Discover new interests, develop professional skills and become leaders by participating in internships, competition teams, student organizations and study abroad programs.

Internships

Gain real-world experience and through internships, and many of those experiences lead to full-time positions. Students can also receive course credits for their internships. Mizzou Engineering’s Career Services provides resume workshops, interview prep and other resources to help students obtain co-ops or internships with renowned companies.

Competitions and Events

Compete in hackathons, pitch ideas and participate in real-world projects. Students assist IT faculty to help produce film and television projects and develop applications for real clients. Working in teams, they develop new cross-reality experiences at the annual MIT Reality Hack.

Student Organizations

Hone your leadership and communication skills, explore your interests and connect with peers through student organizations at the department, College or campus level. 

Study Abroad

Students study abroad and domestically to experience technology through global perspectives. Through these experiences, students receive direct-to-industry exposure and network with professionals from across the country and around the globe. Contact Brian Maurer, director of undergraduate studies, for a list of upcoming student programs.

Newly enrolled in the IT Program? Start here.

IT Student Handbook