Information Technology B.S.

Vital Technology Training

Information Technology specialists run the gamut in skills – from maintaining the databases that users rely upon to gathering information to serve customers; upgrading computer software, or setting up and maintaining the servers on which the company’s applications run. You’ll learn all of this and more with a degree in Information Technology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. This plan prepares you for a variety of IT careers such as systems administrator, network administrator, computer specialist, IT support manager, digital forensics analyst, database manager, database administrator, computer technician, computer security manager, computer systems manager, web designer and developer within commercial, industrial, educational and governmental institutions.

Information Technology Opportunities Abound

Information technology plays a major role in most industries, from finance to health care, and graduates will have career longevity. IT positions are readily available in corporations and small businesses, as the use of computer technology increasingly advances. Professionals with this degree can choose from many computer-based occupations, including overseeing computer and network systems, assisting with new technologies, working in forensics labs and developing websites.
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Degree Requirements

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Freshman Deadlines
  • Summer 2019

    Priority - February 1
    Final (Summer Session I) - June 10*
    Final (Summer Session II) - July 15*
    *Online application closes May 21. Freshman students applying after May 21 must submit all required documents along with paper application to the Office of Admissions.

  • Fall 2019

    Priority - February 1
    Final - August 1

  • Spring 2020

    Priority - September 1
    Final - December 1

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Spring 2019
    Final - January 22
  • Summer 2019
    Priority – May 21
    Final (Summer Session I) – June 10
    Final (Summer Session II) – July 15
  • Fall 2019
    Priority - August 12
    Final - August 26
  • Spring 2020
    Priority - January 1
    Final - TBA

Online applications close for transfer students after the Priority Deadline. Students who apply after the priority deadline must submit all required documentation with their paper application to the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority – March 1
    Final  – June 1

  • Spring

    Priority – August 1
    Final – November 1

  • Summer*

    Priority – February 1
    Final – April 20

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


  University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

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Information Technology B.S. Faculty

Krishani Abeysekera
Krishani Abeysekera

Krishani Abeysekera

Program Chair of Information Technology and Senior Lecturer/System Administrator of Computer Science and Computer Information Systems ,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3831
Office: Delta 165

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Lisa Lacher
Lisa Lacher

Lisa Lacher

Assistant Professor of Information Technology,
Science and Engineering

Contact number: 281-283-3885
Office: Delta 161

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