Department of Information Technology


Overview of the Department

The department of Information Technology has been launched in the year 2004 E.C. at undergraduate level in the institute of Technology, Ambo University. One of the primary goals of the department is to enable students to develop their minds, using multiple intelligences and creativity in programming as a means to achieve this. In order for learners to develop their mental capabilities and realize their full potential, they need to be exposed to many kinds of knowledge and ways of expressing their thoughts.

We live in an era that has been and will continue to be profoundly influenced by advances in information technology. These advances are having a dramatic impact in the field of Information Technology, information exchange, and other service providing agencies, where a growing number of educators are exploring ways of taking advantage of interactive multimedia and telecommunications technologies. Currently, the department will launch master’s program in Information Technology and Special program for visual impaired students, Information Technology for Visual Impaired students in undergraduate program.


Objectives of the department

General Objective of the department

  • To produce high quality IT graduates with entrepreneur and problem solving mind set.

Specific Objective of the department

The department works:-

  • To produce graduates who possess the right combination of knowledge and practical skills to take care of an organization's technology and infrastructure needs and peoples that needs it.
  • To produce professionals that take responsibilities for selecting hardware and software products appropriate for an organization, integrating those products with organizational needs and infrastructure
  • To produce graduates who installing, customizing and maintaining applications (network installation, network administration, Web site design, development of multimedia resources, installation of communication components and oversight of email system ) for the organization.
  • To produce professionals to work in organizations implementing and managing automated information systems for different scientific, educational, commercial and other purposes.
  • To produce graduates that plan and manage the technology lifecycle by which an organization's technology is maintained, upgraded and replaced.

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