Engineering Technology

IT Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

Q:   Where can I find information about admission to the Information Technology (IT) program?

A:  Admission information for the University of Toledo (UToledo) is available at our admissions page.

Q:   What are the job titles for IT graduates?

A:  IT graduates get employed as software engineers, web developers, and IT support specialists.

Q:   What is the starting salary for IT graduates?

A:  The national average starting salary for IT graduates is $56,000. Salaries may vary depending on job title and location.

Q:   Who are some of the employers who hire IT graduates?

A:  U.S. Army Cyber Protection Brigade, Marathon Petroleum, and SAP Concur.

Q:   Who are some of the successful IT graduates?

A:  Naba Rizvi – PhD student at University of California San Diego, Jared Tengesdahl - Systems Analyst at Kettering Health Network, Marcus Masello – Mission Element Lead at Cyber Protection Brigade.

Q:   Will the IT degree prepare me for graduate school?

A:  Yes, the IT degree will give you adequate preparation to pursue graduate studies in Information Technology, Information Systems, and business-related programs.

Q:   What minors are available for BS IT students?

A:  The Department of Engineering Technology offers minors in software engineering and cyber security.

Q:   Are there pathways to graduate programs for BS IT students?

A:  The BS IT degree offers pathways to two master's programs in cyber security and a BS/MS track (Accelerated MS in Cybersecurity).

Q:   What scholarship opportunities are available for BS IT students?

A:  BS IT students are eligible to apply for Choose-First IMPRESS-C scholarship. Please, check the eligibility criteria.

Q:   Are there any student testimonials?

A:  Please, see the success story of Naba Rizvi.

Last Updated: 6/27/22