B.S. Information and Communication Technologies

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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 of study for high school graduates, technical college graduates, and working professionals.

Our diverse curriculum, endorsed by UW-Stout's ICT Industry Advisory Board, includes:

  • Business and Leadership Development
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Project Management
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Networking
  • Software Development
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Web Development
  • Photography and Video

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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.

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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.
ICT Advisory Board

2018 ICT Advisory Board

  • Greg Brodt, Professional in the Field
    Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • Nancy Cerritos, Professional in the Field, Academic Dean
    Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
  • John Higgs Jr., Professional in the Field, Business Division Dean
    Mid-State Technical College  
  • Jaime Klein, Professional in the Field
    Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
  • Ray Koukari Jr., Professional in the Field, Associate Dean
    Gateway Technical College   
  • Kendal Loewen, Professional in the Field
    St. Paul College  
  • Kyle Loewenhagen, Professional in the Field
    Chippewa Valley Technical College  
  • Rodney Nobles, Professional in the Field, Chief Information Officer
    Waukesha County Technical College  
  • Gordy Rosploch, Professional in the Field
    Lakeshore Technical College   
  • Warren Sheaffer, Professional in the Field
    St. Paul College   
  • Douglas Wahl, Chief Information Officer
    Learning Information Technology Dept.  
  • Doug Waterman, Professional in the Field, IT Team Leader
    Fox Valley Technical College  
  • John Baltes, President and Principle
    SVA Consulting LLC
  • Scott Biscobing, Intructor
  • Derek Brost, Service Desk Manager
    JAMF Software
  • Mohammad Dakwar, Professional in the Field
    MATC Milwaukee
  • Scott Finn, Professional in the Field
    Western Technical College
  • Ben Franske, Instructor
    Inver Hills Community College
  • Brian Goodman, Instructor
    Chippewa Valley Technical College
  • Tom, Kenton, Professional in the Field
    Waukesha County Technical College
  • Mike Marx, Professional in the Field
  • Chuck Komp, Professional in the Field
  • Gretchen Opferkew, Director of Education
    Power Objects
  • Diane Pettis, Professional in the Field
  • Rusty Smith, Regional Manager
  • Sean Stilson, Professional in the Field
    Mid-State Tech. College

ICT Leadership Representatives

  • Joan Ebnet, Admissions
  • Mark Fenton, Business
  • Douglas Mell, Director of Communications
  • Diane Olson, Operations & Management
  • Kevin Olson, CACHSS, Communication Technologies Dept. 
  • Heidi Rabeneck, UW Stout Online, College of Management 
  • Richard Rothaupt, Associate Dean, CSTEMM
  • Evan Sveum, CACHSS, Communication Technologies Dept.
  • Renee Surdick, Discover Center  
  • Kevin Tharp, CACHSS, Communication Technologies Dept.
  • Holly Yuan, CACHSS, Communication Technologies Dept.  

University’s online academic programs receive recognition

The online academic program offerings, including two in particular, at University of Wisconsin-Stout have been recognized by national ranking organizations.
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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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