The Information Technology program at The University of Southern Mississippi prepares its graduates for careers in business and industry planning, implementing, and supporting complex information systems. requiring the development, management, and operation of computer systems and applications in networked environments. All courses emphasize compliance with and implementation of international and industry standards and good practices. ITC graduates possess the communications and programming skills in languages commonly used in business and industrial settings, and each student is required to pursue a concentration that stresses the application of associated software.
Concentration areas include Computer Networking and Solution Developer. The Networking concentration has specialization tracks in client-server networking, wide-area networking and information security.