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Degree Type Bachelor of Science
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Delivery On Campus or Online

UW-Stout's Bachelor of Science degree in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) provides a flexible program for technical college graduates to transfer credits, and working professionals to build upon their previous education. Our diverse curriculum, endorsed by UW-Stout's ICT industry advisory board, includes information technology (IT), telecommunication, management and business courses with emphases in:

  • Networking
  • Media
  • Technical communications
  • Web management
  • Enterprise systems
  • Leadership development

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Our accessible program and co-op internships prepare you for a career in IT, networking, web management, telecommunications, instructional design, enterprise systems, and various technical support services. You will learn to:

  • Analyze and apply information and communication technologies in data center environments
  • Develop network applications for Microsoft and Cisco content
  • Use supplemental audio and video to increased organizational performance
  • Evaluate and implement comprehensive communication plans for technical and social systems

The program allows you the flexibility to choose the track that suits your personal and professional goals. The ICT program prepares you for leadership in the Information and Communication Technologies field. Whether you are just starting out, or continuing your education, ICT gives you the flexibility to choose the track that suits your personal and professional goals.

Related Minors

Students can earn minors while completing the degree:


  • Minor in Computer Science 
  • Minor in Journalism 
  • Minor in Photography and Video 


  • Minor in Enterprise Technology 
  • Minor in Computer Networking Systems and Design
  • Minor in Web Technology

Note: Credits earned toward the above approved ICT minors may be applied toward your Technical Studies category.  However, you need a minimum of 18 credits in the Technical Studies category.

Objectives & Outcomes

The BSICT Advantage

  • Online or On-campus delivery
  • Hands-on labs using cutting-edge equipment and software
  • 92% of students are employed or continuing their education after graduation
  • Opportunities to earn valuable industry certifications embedded within the courses
  • Numerous transfer credits apply toward the degree
  • Flexible learning options

Program Objectives

  1. Understand Information and Communication Technology systems and their effect on society.
  2. Evaluate and implement a variety of components of Information and Communication Technology for personal, educational and professional growth, as well as to promote increased organizational performance.
  3. Analyze Information and Communication Technology for appropriate application in work settings.
  4. Understand and use Information and Communication Technology to expand and expedite the services used in a global economy.
  5. Integrate different Information and Communication Technology methods in a manner to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency.
  6. Develop personal and social responsibility in the digital world regarding privacy, protection of intellectual property concepts, social and economic value of information.

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Get Your ICT Degree Online

Our flexible online ICT program allows you to take classes part-time with an adjustable schedule to meet your needs. Our full-time tenured or tenure-track program faculty have worked to create an enhanced learning environment that provides you with a diverse curriculum, endorsed by UW-Stout's ICT industry advisory board.

Online Program Highlights

  • Courses delivered 100% online by full-time faculty
  • Consistent Fall, Spring, and Summer program course offerings
  • Support from Adult Student Services Coordinators and Distance Librarians


  •  $335 per undergraduate credit — customized instruction rate.

Financial Aid
Students who are attending another institution, but are planning to receive their degree from UW-Stout, may be eligible to receive aid from UW‐Stout. In these cases, UW‐Stout is considered the Home Institution and the other campus is considered the Visiting Institution.


To apply for the online Bachelor of Science degree in Information and Communication Technologies, you need to apply to UW-Stout.

Transfer Students

Note: When filling out the application form, be sure to make a note in the student comment section that you intend to apply to the "online program." 

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M.S. Degree in Information and Communication Technologies

This program is completely online, and offers customized curriculum in information, e-commerce and visual technology.

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