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Undergraduate Minor in
Information Sciences and Technology

Program Summary

Gain an understanding of IT fundamentals and how technology connects people. This online minor in Information Sciences and Technology from Penn State is a useful enhancement to a wide range of majors in today’s world.
Costs and Financial Aid

18 Credits $620/$664 per credit

Costs and Financial Aid 

With its focus on building an understanding of core information technologies and related areas of study, the Minor in Information Sciences and Technology (IST) is an excellent complement to your chosen major. It was designed to prepare you for the practical application of information sciences and related technologies.

This minor can also help you gain the theoretical frameworks and skill sets necessary to compete and be productive in the information technology–intensive global context that defines the new "Information Age."

Whether they surf the Internet, engage in social media, or shop online, people are connected by technology, and no matter what degree program you're in, an understanding of information technologies can improve your marketability and career prospects and provide you with a greater level of flexibility to plan your career path.