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Information Technology Degree

Prepare for a successful career as an IT professional.

Why Study Information Technology?

Connect one-on-one with faculty, fellow students, and other professionals through classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and internships:

  • Work along side your peers and faulty to create innovative solutions to complex computer problems.
  • Specialize in network engineering or business information systems.
  • Learn technology and managerial skills to excel in a competitive workforce.
  • Gain practical experience during various internship opportunities.

Receive personalized attention and top-notch instruction in a supportive environment:

  • Our Stairs to Success developmental plan for success will guide you through your time at Keystone.
  • 100% of students receive financial aid.
  • Over 175 scholarships are awarded yearly.

What can I do with an Information Technology degree?

Career Options

  • Computer Analyst
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Programmer
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Solutions Developer

Employers

  • Allied Services
  • Best Buy
  • Geisinger Health Systems
  • Lockheed Martin Group
  • Prudential
  • Sanofi Pasteur
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot

Contact

Kasey Chermak
Program Director
570-945-8444
kasey.chermak@keystone.edu

Program Goals

  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of topics in computing systems such as hardware and software including operating systems, programming paradigms, computer networks, and high-performance computing.
  • Perform effectively as a team leader as well as a member, by actively participating in the team, completing assigned tasks on schedule and working toward a common goal to successfully complete an information technology project.
  • Apply critical thinking skills by analyzing facts using appropriate methodologies to relate the issue to the known body of knowledge and drawing sound conclusions.
  • Apply technology skills to develop and support information systems in the business sector.

Mike Lucadamo, '19

Mike Lucadamo

“While at Keystone, I secured an internship at J. Walter Thompson, a worldwide marketing firm in New York City, and my exposure there led to a job offer in my field. My education at Keystone provided the real-world skills and hands-on experiences I needed to start my career.”

Exceptional experiences.
Giant outcomes.

14:1

Keystone student-to-faculty ratio

33%

increase in jobs over the next 10 years

$103,900

Median annual salary for info technology careers

Social Mobility Ranking

Amazing opportunities—on campus and beyond

From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.

Internships

Students will acquire leadership and management skills, professional growth and personal fulfillment that can’t be gained in the classroom. 

Keystone College student reads on computer
Students Studying In Library

Connections

Over 30 student-run clubs and organizations are available and are a wonderful way to meet people, travel, learn about different subjects, and gain valuable leadership opportunities.

Be Involved

When you become a Giant, you will enjoy campus life in a passionate, close-knit community…a family. Keystone College comes together in many different ways with 18 Division III sports, a variety of student events, 276 acres to explore, and various ways to learn both inside and outside of the classroom.

Athletics are part of life on campus.

Featured Faculty

Zachary Brunner

Zachary Brunner

Instructor for Sport & Recreation Management
Kasey Chermak

Kasey Chermak

Instructor and Program Director for Computer Science and Information Technology
Patricia Davis, PhD

Patricia Davis, PhD

Professor of Accounting
Kassandra Ford

Kassandra Ford

Instructor of Business and Accounting
Steven R. Howell, PhD

Steven R. Howell, PhD

Professor of Psychology and Computer Science
Brenda Lidy

Brenda Lidy

Chair of Business, Management, and Technology
Laura Little, DBA

Laura Little, DBA

Assistant Professor of Business and Faculty Fellow for Assessment
Ryan Novitsky

Ryan Novitsky

Instructor of Sport & Recreation Management
Ronda Schiavone

Ronda Schiavone

Instructor of Business
Elizabeth Schneider, JD

Elizabeth Schneider, JD

Associate Professor of Business  

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