Applied Business and Information Technology
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Bachelor of Applied Science / 121 credits
The BAS in Applied Business and Information Technology (#ABIT) program offers a unique hybrid degree that emphasizes business, entrepreneurship and technology skills. Upon completion of the #ABIT program many students apply for graduate programs, launch an entrepreneurial start-up, or accept employment in a small to large-sized company. It can be completed in 4 years* (8 full-time semesters).
Careers & Education after taking this program:
ABIT graduates go on to pursue graduate degrees or careers in the technology industry.
Popular Graduate Programs for ABIT BAS graduates:
- Master of Business Administration (MBA)
- Master’s in Human Resources Management (MHRM)
- Master of Education in Teaching (MEdT)
- Master’s in Computer Science (MSCS)
- Master’s in Information Technology (MSIT)
- Master’s in Cybersecurity (MS Cybersecurity)
Popular Industry Certifications for ABIT students:
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Security+
- EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
- AWS Cloud Practitioner
- Google Associate Cloud Engineer (ACE)
With 5+ years of experience, get promotions to mid-level positions:
- Security Manager
- Software Test Manager
- Systems/IT Manager
- Marketing Manager
- Accountant – CPA
Potential Salary Range
This chart shows the expected median annual salary for a Business Analyst position in Hawaii.
Business Analyst Low Salary: $50,000 per year
Business Analyst Average Salary: $68,346 per year
Business Analyst High Salary: $93,000 per year
What Does it Cost?
Check out the in-state tuition for 2019-2020 for full-time (12 credits or more) in-state tuition per semester:
UH Maui College: Upper Division (12 credits) – $3,672; Lower Division (12 credits) – $1,572
UH Hilo / West Oahu: $3,672
UH Manoa: $5,544
Western Undergraduate Program
Students enrolled in the Western Undergraduate Exchange pay 1.5 times the rate of in-state tuition.
Certificate in Cybersecurity
The ABIT program offers certificates and courses in this exciting and emerging field. The ABIT Program has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense Education (CDE) by the NSA and DHS. All cybersecurity courses are taught completely online.
Certificate in Data Science and Machine Learning
The ABIT program offers a certificate in the exciting new field of data science and machine learning.
Take The Next Step
Request more information about this program or contact:
Dr. Debasis Bhattacharya, JD, DBA, Faculty and Program Coordinator
Phone: 808 984 3619
Linda Fujitani, ABIT Counselor
Phone: 808 984 3226
Fax: 808 984 3872
Appointments: 808 984 3306
Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) - ABIT and KapCC
Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) - ABIT and LeeCC
Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) - ABIT and HonCC
Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) - ABIT and HawCC
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