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The B.S. in Information Technology degree program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

George Mason University is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Research and Education.

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  • Fall 2021 Online AIT Graduate Course Offerings (7/23/2021) - MS AIT and PhD INFT students: Online courses may be of particular interest if you are concerned about potential barriers with your visa for the fall. International (F-1, J-1) students should remain in contact with the Office of International Programs and Services staff (, regarding their requirements. You can […]
  • Data Analytics Credential (2/19/2021) - In partnership with the Greater Washington Partnership, a consortium of some of the largest employers in the region (e.g. Amazon, Booz Allen Hamilton, Capitol One, Northrop Grumman, Under Armour), George Mason is launching a Data Analytics Credential. Students who enroll and begin and complete the course work associated with the […]
  • CRIM 304 No Longer Equivalent to IT 357 (2/1/2021) - Originally, the IST Department announced to the BS INFT listerv (27 April 2020, 04 May 2020, 09 Nov 2020) that, starting fall 2020, CRIM 304 would no longer be considered equivalent to IT 357 and it would no longer satisfy a concentration course for the BS INFT. Due to a […]
  • Cloud Computing Concentration (5/8/2020) - We announced, in our fall 2020 registration reminder emails, that we are introducing a new concentration in fall 2020: Cloud Computing (CCG).We are excited and hope you are, too! Be sure to review the below and let us know if you have any questions. The Cloud Computing (CCG) concentration focuses on […]
  • Reminder: Course Repeat Policy (4/26/2019) - originally sent to student listserv 04/26/2019 Hello, all! As you begin finalizing your summer and fall 2019 schedules, please keep in mind the course repeat policy (published in the University catalog, initially clarified, 12 April 2018): •A student who has taken IT 106 twice may not take IT 109 for […]
  • IT 293 PREREQ ANNOUNCEMENT (12/18/2018) - Students: It has come to our attention that the required prerequisite of “sophomore standing” was erroneously changed to a recommended prerequisite in the 2018-2019 University catalog. We have fixed this issue and the required prerequisite of sophomore standing has been restored. The advisors will run a report to review eligibility […]
  • NEW VSE POLICY: Requesting a Third Attempt of a VSE Course (12/18/2018) - original email sent to on 18 Dec 2018 at 1158am Students, The VSE has created a new policy, similar to the University 4th attempt policy, but for 3rd attempt requests. A third attempt of a Volgenau School of Engineering (VSE) course now requires support by the student’s major department […]
  • Spring 2019 Registration (10/2/2018) - original email sent to on 02 Oct 2018 at 2:5opm Spring 2019 registration is just around the corner! Please read below for some extremely important information to help make your registration go smoothly. Priority Dates and Time Tickets Registration times are assigned to each class code in order […]
  • IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Extended Drop Deadline (9/6/2018) - Original email sent to on 06 Sept 2018, 8:40am Good morning, BS Information Technology majors! We hope the first week and a half of the fall 2018 semester has been going smoothly. An announcement has just been made to advisors that the drop deadline has been extended. Please review the Registrar’s […]
  • Welcome to the Fall 2018 Semester! (8/28/2018) - email originally sent to on 21 August 2018 at 12:14pm Hello, IT Majors!  Welcome to the fall 2018 semester! Please read below for some important information. WAITLISTS Waitlist overrides expire and are removed if they are not used within the 72 hour time period. If the override is […]