Business Information Technology

Top Ranked Program in the Nation

College Factual has ranked BIT the 4th best Management Science and Quantitative Methods program in the nation, and the 3rd most popular destination for students interested in Management Science and Quantitative Methods in a Business School.

Data visualization class held in the Athenaeum classroom in Newman Library.

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College Factual has ranked BIT the 4th best Management Science and Quantitative Methods program in the nation, and the 3rd most popular destination for students interested in Management Science and Quantitative Methods in a Business School.

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Our Vision

Data visualization class held in the Athenaeum classroom in Newman Library.

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Learning

What will you learn?

Our students learn the necessary information technology (IT) and computing skills, plus quantitative and modeling techniques, to develop and implement sophisticated business-related computer systems.  The degree program especially focuses on the practical application of computing to business problem-solving.

Toy safety researchers with children, PhD student Rich Gruss with son Danny, 7. Researchers also include Business Information Technology student Matt Winkler and BIT associate professor Alan Abrahams. Photographed at Imaginations toy shop in Blacksburg.

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Academics

What can BIT offer you?

The Department of Business Information Technology (BIT) offers an undergraduate major designed to provide our students with expertise in the development and use of computer systems and quantitative modeling techniques for solving business problems and making managerial decisions. 

Toy safety researchers with children, PhD student Rich Gruss with son Danny, 7. Researchers also include Business Information Technology student Matt Winkler and BIT associate professor Alan Abrahams. Photographed at Imaginations toy shop in Blacksburg.

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Career Opportunities

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Career opportunities in Business Information Technology are excellent.  Students graduating with a degree in BIT annually are among the top majors in the university in terms of number of job interviews and average starting salaries.