PROGRAMS IN PHILADELPHIA
Harrisburg University offers students in Philadelphia a science and technology education in a way that is not possible elsewhere. Few colleges offer the opportunities for internships and community engagement available at Harrisburg University. Because of our special programs that connect you to the workplace and community leaders in the region, you’ll graduate ready to make an excellent start in your career. Our student body is highly diverse, so you’ll feel right at home no matter what your background. Best of all, Harrisburg University offers you an outstanding private education at an affordable price that’s made even more appealing by excellent scholarship availability. It’s a great place to make the next step in your career and life!
Choose from these Undergraduate Technology Majors
B.S. Computer and Information Sciences
The B.S. in Computer and Information Science is the science behind the coolest gadgets and gear on the market. The skeletons of today’s most powerful websites. And the root of tomorrow’s most rewarding careers. Technology at Harrisburg University is more than just computer screens and keyboards. It’s a hands-on study of the complex information systems and peripherals that power our world and shape our future.
- Computer Science
Computer programs, software and networks are used daily to run business operations. With a concentration in this field, you will learn the skills to develop computer software, customize programs, build and maintain networks, and manage information technology projects.
- Cyber Security
Put yourself in the shoes of the world’s most dangerous hackers. As an information security specialist, you’ll analyze threats to corporate computer systems and prevent the theft of critical data.
- Software Engineering and System Analysis
Dig deep into the nervous systems that power today’s biggest technology companies. There is now an urgent demand for highly skilled IT professionals with diverse specializations including software design, interface design, web development, network administration and security.
- Machine Learning
Welcome to a subfield of computer science that focuses on building systems that can think and make smart decisions through embedding intelligence components. This intelligence is artificially created by the power of software development and computer algorithms. ML gives computers the ability to learn and act smartly without being explicitly programmed, by teaching themselves to learn from experience (data, information and situations collected from the surrounding). This is an ideal major for careers as Machine Learning Software Engineer, Data Scientist (Machine Learning), Robotics Engineering, Computer Vision Engineer, and Quantitative Researcher.
B.S. Cybersecurity Operations and Management (Fall 2018)
The program is available online in an accelerated format!
The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Operations and Management program prepares students to become cybersecurity leaders in defending organizations against increasingly more sophisticated cyber threats. Students learn to secure IT environments and infrastructure, design, secure programs, lead forensic investigations across an organization, and manage cyber risks. The program has been developed with national leaders and incorporates the must current thinking and curriculum in cybersecurity. This innovative program positions cybersecurity graduates to immediately step into cybersecurity roles within the private and public sector. The program is multi-disciplinary, and integrates computer science and engineering, math, legal, and cyber-management courses. It is further designed to align with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) framework which is a partnership between government, private sector and academia and focused on education, training and workforce development; and led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Courses are also aligned with the National Security Agency’s (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) criteria.
- Cyber Operations Management
- Cyber Management and Leadership
B.S. Interactive Media
From gaming to mobile apps to websites, and from entertainment to productivity to instruction, interactive solutions come in all forms. Whatever your passion, a bachelor’s degree with a major in Interactive Media Design from Harrisburg University of Science and Technology can help you harness the technical, artistic, and management aspects of this dynamic career to maximum impact.
To arrange a private tour and for additional information on undergraduate programs, contact Jordan Snavely, Admissions Counselor, via Email: Admissions@HarrisburgU.edu
Choose from these Graduate Programs Only Offered in Philadelphia
M.S. Human-Centered Interaction Design
It’s a wonderful thing when one of the fastest growing tech-related career fields is accessible to you – even if you don’t hold a tech-related degree. In fact, having a liberal arts, humanities, or social and behavioral science background actually makes you a better fit for the Human-Centered Interaction Design (HCID) field than the techies! HU’s HCID master’s degree program is about designing processes, apps, and environments to make more fulfilling and useful experiences for people. It requires creativity, empathy for people, and strong problem-solving skills. The career possibilities are endless and industry is clamoring for those qualified to bridge the gap between environments, technologies and the public. When you graduate with your HCID master’s degree, you’ll be ready to begin a career in user research and interface design, interaction design, business analysis, or information architecture. You’ll be able to improve life for millions of people by making technology options and human interactions that provide a gateway to a fuller, more satisfying life rather than a frustrating barrier. Your HCID program is held on HU’s Philadelphia campus with a sprinkling of online classes and hybrid classes that meet on the occasional weekend. There are two program start dates each year. Ultimately, you will gain the skills to design effective and engaging interfaces, interactions, and user experiences that leverage the best of digital technologies and bring them seamlessly into complex human environments. More on the program is found here!
Earn a master’s degree that equips you to fill a critical need in today’s business world. Techpreneurship gives you the knowledge and skills you need to fuel staff innovation and manage it from initial ideas to viable products ready for marketplace launch. It’s a skill set in short supply today and companies large and small are eager to bring qualified leaders on board. You can use this opportunity to launch a successful career in technology management.
The Harrisburg University Techpreneurship program is a 36-hour masters offered in executive weekend format with conducted at our Philadelphia location. You’ll also study in Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation and entrepreneurship. During your time in California, you’ll study at Thinktomi, one of America’s foremost schools of business innovation. More on the program is found here.
For information on the graduate programs taught in Philadelphia, contact: Steven Infanti, AVP, Graduate Admissions, via Email: Masters@HarrisburgU.edu