DUAL DEGREE PROGRAMS

About Washington Technology University

Washington Technology University is located in Bellevue, Washington State, one of the most dynamic regions in the United States. West of Lake Washington, East of Sammamish Lake, our campus is in close vicinity to Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks, Amazon, Alaska Airlines, Nintendo, and other international companies. Washington Technology University provides students at home and abroad with education that is relevant, efficient, and affordable.

Dual Degree Programs Available

There are currently two offerings in the dual degree program:

Bachelor of Science in Information Security ->

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Management ->

Admission Requirements

  • Completion of 18-27 post-secondary courses, such as English, mathematics, natural sciences, other core subjects and related professional courses.
  • English Proficiency: TOEFL IBT 65+, IEP 3.0, or an equivalent as determined by WTU

Course Delivery

  1. Class sizes are small, with approximately 20 students per class.
  2. Students have the opportunity to complete one course per month. Each contains ten learning modules which are taught by professors from Washington Technology University—all with doctoral degrees. Additional learning is achieved through required readings, video, and audio.
  3. Classes at WTU are conducted in a ‘Live-Online’ teaching mode. This allows students and faculty to work together online - synchronously. Sessions are recorded for easy review of course content.
    To reinforce learning, students participate in face-to-face discussions online, contribute posts in discussion forums, and complete formal assignments.
  4. In addition to their course instructor, students will be assigned an academic advisor, who will be available for daily counselling and progress-checking.

Note: As classes are remotely taught, there is no need for you to apply for a student visa.

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of a combined total of 180 credit hours from WTU and previous institutions
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 earned in courses taken at Washington Technology University based on a 4.0 system
  • Successful completion of an approved major

Students must graduate under the requirements in effect at the time of their acceptance as a degree-seeking student. Students leaving the University for more than one full quarter (or three months) must be readmitted and must graduate under the requirements in effect at the time of re-admission.

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee $50
  • Tuition $1000 per course
  • Book Fee $75 per course

For scholarship application requirements and more tuition information please contact WTU Admissions Office via international@washtechu.com.

Advantages of the Dual Degree Program

  1. This program seamlessly connects to undergraduate education, saving time and effort.
  2. In terms of admission requirements, this program is comparatively less demanding.
  3. The graduates of this program are awarded a Bachelor's degree from the United States, which positively impacts the opportunity for further study in the United States.
  4. The professors of this project are all PhDs who have a deep understanding of their industry and related academic research. WTU’s Bachelor of Science programs also equip students with a variety of important practical skills.
  5. This is a ‘plus’ if and when students apply for a job, especially in the IT giants like Google and Amazon in the Pan-Seattle area.

Bachelor of Science
INFORMATION SECURITY

The Bachelor of Science in Information Security at Washington Technology University is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of information technology as well as prepare students to address a wide range of vulnerabilities and threats that affect private, corporate, and government computer information systems. This program prepares students to design and implement key technologies and processes needed to protect critical information in cyberspace.

Curriculum

This program consists of 18 courses:

Technology Core (45 credits) Pre-Requisites
Math 200 Quantitative Tools and Methods (5) None
CPSC 210 Computer Systems Foundations (5) None
CPSC 220 Operating Systems Foundations (5) Math 200 & CPSC 210
CPSC 250 Programming Fundamentals (5) Math 200 & CPSC 210
CPSC 310 Database Management Systems (5) Math 200 & CPSC 210
INSE 300 Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Security (5) Math 200 & CPSC 210
INSE 400 Fundamentals of Information Security (5) Math 200 & CPSC 210
INSE 320 Data Communications and Networking (5) Math 200 & CPSC 210
INSE 335 Project Management (5) Math 200 & CPSC 210
Depth of Study (40 credits) Pre-Requisites
INSE 405 Internet Security (5) MATH 200 &
CPSC 210 &
CPSC 220 &
CPSC 250 &
CPSC 310 &
INSE 300 &
INSE 400 &
INSE 320 &
INSE 335
INSE 410 Corporate Governance, Policy, Risk, Cybercrime (5) INSE 405
INSE 415 Computer and Network Security (5) INSE 405
INSE 420 Security Strategies for Operating Systems and Applications (5) INSE 405
INSE 425 Computer and Network Forensics (5) INSE 405
INSE 430 Compliance Auditing the IT Infrastructure (5) INSE 405
INSE 435 Hacker Tools and Techniques (5) INSE 405
INSE 440 Internet, Wireless, and Mobile Device Security (5) INSE 405
Capstone Requirement (5 credits) Pre-Requisites
INSE 495 Capstone Project (5) All courses in program

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Bachelor of Science
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & MANAGEMENT

The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Management at Washington Technology University is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to manage teams and organizations in technology-related fields. The skills students learned will allow them to work in companies specializing in high-tech products and services – companies demanding rapid decision-making due to complex operational environments. The program also provides for students, a pathway to entrepreneurial careers in technology, software, and information systems.

Curriculum

This program consists of 18 courses:

Technology Core (45 credits) Pre-Requisites
BUSN 102 Introduction to IT and Management (5) None
MATH 200 Quantitative Tools and Methods (5) None
CPSC 210 Computer Systems Foundations (5) MATH 200
CPSC 250 Programming Fundamentals (5) MATH 200
CPSC 310 Database Management Systems (5) MATH 200
INSE 300 Legal and Ethical Issues in Information Security (5) MATH 200
INSE 400 Fundamentals of Information Security (5) MATH 200
INSE 320 Communications and Networking (5) MATH 200
INSE 335 Project Management (5) MATH 200
Depth of Study (40 credits)
MRKT 300 Principles of Marketing and Technology (5) BUSN 102
ECON 300 Managerial Economics (5) BUSN 102
BUSN 350 Business Law and Electronic Systems (5) BUSN 102
MNGT 310 Organizational Behavior (5) BUSN 102
MNGT 320 Leadership and Communications (5) BUSN 102
MNGT 330 Human Resources Management (5) BUSN 102
MNGT 400 Management Finance (5) BUSN 102
BUSN 410 Technology Entrepreneurship (5) BUSN 102 
Capstone (5 credits)
INSE 495 Capstone Project (5) All courses in program

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