Top Schools for Information Technology Degree Programs in Portland

Learn about information technology schools in Portland, Oregon. See degree and specialization options, tuition costs and courses for the programs available in this region. Schools offering Information Technology degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

This article covers four colleges in the Portland, OR, area offering information technology degrees, ranging from associate's to master's degrees.

What You Need to Know

Portland-area students seeking classes in information technology (IT) can choose from among a couple of 2-year associate's degree programs in fields like computer information systems where IT courses are part of the curriculum. There are also area 4-year bachelor's degree programs in information systems or computer science and a master's degree program in computer science. Students in the bachelor's degree programs have to complete a capstone project to graduate. Master's level students can choose a thesis or non-thesis track. Read on for more details about these schools and programs.

Information Technology Associate's Degree Programs near Portland, OR

Mount Hood Community College

At Mount Hood Community College, you can earn an associate's degree in computer information systems, choosing from one of five additional specializations in the field. The curriculum includes coursework in computer maintenance, spreadsheets, operating systems, networks and web development. The department also offers certificates in the five specializations.

  • Program Name: Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems
  • Specializations: Database development, information technology, networks and operating systems, web management/webmaster, health informatics
  • Program Length: 90 credits (two years full-time)
  • Tuition: $4,841 per year for OR residents and $10,016 per year for non-residents (tuition and fees for 2015-16)
  • School Type: 2-year, public; about 9,300 undergrad students

Portland Community College

The associate's degree program in computer information systems at Portland Community College focuses on software design, programming languages, databases and operating systems. You can choose the network administration option if you're interested in entering that field within the information technology realm. The college also offers a one-year certificate program in computer information systems.

  • Program Name: Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems
  • Specializations: Network administration
  • Program Length: 94 credits
  • Tuition: $3,766 per year for OR and $8,374 per year for non-residents (tuition and fees for 2015-16)
  • School Type: 2-year, public; about 30,900 undergrad students

Information Technology Bachelor's Degree Programs near Portland, OR

George Fox University

The bachelor's program in information systems at George Fox University combines business and computer science cores to provide you with the tools to effectively work in information technology. You'll study accounting, economics, management, programming, software engineering, databases and networks. In your senior year, you'll design and create a software project for your capstone course.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Information Systems
  • Program Length: 126 credits (about four years full-time)
  • Tuition: $33,142 per year (tuition and fees for 2015-16)
  • School Type: 4-year, private not-for-profit; about 2,500 undergrad students and 1,300 grad students

Portland State University

Before you can start the major-specific coursework for Portland State University's bachelor's degree in computer science, you must complete 90 credits, including some of the university's general education requirements. You'll take classes in data structures, programming, software engineering and algorithms. To finish the degree, you'll complete a capstone project in your senior year.

  • Program Name: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Program Length: 180 credits (four years full-time)
  • Tuition: $8,034 for OR residents, $24,009 for non-residents (tuition and fees for 2015-16)
  • Prerequisites: Pre-computer science coursework
  • School Type: 4-year, public; about 22,100 undergrad students and 5,600 grad students

Information Technology Master's Degree Programs near Portland, OR

Portland State University

Portland State University offers a master's degree program in computer science with seven available tracks. You can choose to write and defend a thesis or simply complete the required coursework to earn this degree. The university also offers a graduate computer security certificate program that takes one year to complete.

  • Program Name: Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Specializations: Databases, intelligent and adaptive systems, languages, security, software engineering, systems, theory
  • Program Length: 45 credits
  • Tuition: $14,100 per year for OR residents, $21,300 for non-residents (graduate tuition and fees for 2015-16)
  • Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree
  • Admission Requirements: GRE scores, two letters of recommendation, personal statement
  • School Type: 4-year, public; about 22,100 undergrad students and 5,600 grad students

To summarize, we covered four institutions that offer information technology degree programs in the Portland, OR, region - three are public and one is a private, not-for-profit university.

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