Information Technology

Program Level:Undergraduate

Welcome to Department of Information Technology, Institute of Technology, Ambo University


  • Analyze, identify and define the IT requirements that must be satisfied to address problems or opportunities faced by organizations or individuals.
  • Use and apply current technical concepts and practice in the core area of Information Technology.
  • Design effective and usable IT-based solutions and integrate them into the user environment.
  • Identify and evaluate current and emerging technologies and assess their applicability to address the user‘s needs.
  • Assist in the creation of an effective project plan.
  • Analyze, adopt and demonstrate IT best practices, standards and their application.
  • Demonstrate independent critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Collaborate in teams to accomplish a common goal by integrating personal initiatives
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with clients, users and peers both verbally and in writing, using appropriate terminology.
  • Analyze the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, legal and policy issues;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of best practices and standards and their application;
  • Identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems.


General Objective

To produce high quality IT graduates with entrepreneur and problem solving mind set by providing to the students a broad knowledge and skill in information technology management and configuration and maintenance of ICT infrastructures.

 Specific Objectives

  • 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 people 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 will take the responsibility for installing, customizing and maintaining applications (network installation, network administration, Web site design, development of multimedia resources, and 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.


Admission Requirements

Admission requirements would be similar to the general institutional requirements.

Duration of the Study

  • Students will not take different computing courses at their high school study
  • The nature of the discipline needs many practical works

Considering the above facts, program objectives and graduate profile, under normal circumstances, four years of study are required to complete the program.

Graduation Requirements

The major graduation requirements for Regular and CEP program include:

  • Successful completion of all courses(242 ECTS);
  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average (C.G.P.A) of at least 2.00;
  • A Cumulative Grade Point Average(CGPA) of at least 2.00 in major courses;
  • At least C grade in the Industrial Project courses;
  • No grade of "F" in any of the courses.

Mode of Delivery

The program mode of delivery is parallel mode of delivery.

Degree Nomenclature

English Degree of Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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Program Type: Summer and Regular

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