Welcome to the Department of Information Technologies


Nyack’s Information Technologies major is designed to prepare students to become accomplished professional Christian leaders and good stewards in technology management, data and analysis. The major trains up students with a solid foundation in current methods, languages, tooling and processes that prepares the graduate with relevant skills for entering the workplace.  Each class will build upon another using a common programming language, ways to explore data and leadership qualities such as clear communication skills often lacking in computer science programs.  The goal is to prepare the graduate for that all-important interview where they can demonstrate through articulate presentation a confidence in today’s information technology careers and display a working knowledge of current tools that help to provide solutions to businesses and industry.

Why Study Information Technologies at Nyack?

As an Information Technology major at Nyack, you will benefit from the following:

  • A faith-based Information Management and Technology program
  • Meaningful relationships with faculty members and students
  • Knowledgeable faculty members who cover both in-depth and practical concepts 
  • Hands-on educational experiences
  • Internship and job opportunities in nearby New York City
What Will I Study?
  • In-depth IT concepts applicable in today’s working climate
  • Current computer programming languages (including Python, SQL, HTML/CSS, and Javascript)
  • Information technology management
  • Networking and data communication
  • Hardware and software integration
  • Software and program management
  • Database design, integration and analytics
  • E-commerce
Career Opportunities
  • Information Management
  • Data Analysis and Integration
  • Enterprise Systems Developer and Analyst
  • Application design
  • plus many other fields that use computers and technology
Our Graduates

Here are some of the careers and companies our graduates have gone on to:

  • IT Manager (AT&T, EMC, Nyack College, Accenture, Siemens, Columbia University Medical Center, Lego, Rainmaker, Solutions3, Aspen Insurance, and Range Resources)
  • CRM Administrator (Varinos)
  • Cybersecurity (US Army, T&M Protection Resources, and a large utility company)
  • Analytic Specialist (FYI Solutions, Aeropostale)
  • System Programmer (SUNY at Albany)
  • Network Engineer (Salvation Army)
  • System Engineer (HP, Edutek, Atlantis Technology, and Creston Electronics)
  • Web Developer (Olympus Corp)
  • Database Administrator (Bath Iron Works)
  • Change Analyst (Barclays Capital)
Key Faculty
  • Paul Nevill


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Concentrations:  Cybersecurity, Game Design, IT & Web Science


“I think back very fondly of my time at Nyack. I have a great respect for both you my professors. People at work frequently praise me for my honesty, dedication, and a drive to help others. I attribute those qualities to studying under excellent professors who embodied those traits. I also greatly appreciate the solid foundation of IT skills I gained at Nyack. It has allowed me to adapt and understand anything I've come across.” Andrew Knudtson, Class of 2010

“The computer science department at Nyack College played a great part in getting me to where I am today. I was hired right before graduation. I received constant encouragement and inspiration from not only the teachers within the department but from the other computer science students as well. Nothing was better than late night collaborations in the lab for a project that was due the following day.” Philip Nevill, Class of 2016

“The Computer Science program at Nyack brought me to an exciting career in cyber security. The department is led with an incredible devotion to helping each student be successful. The combination of loving professors and great friends and classmates made my experience one of a kind. I'm thankful that I’m a Nyack computer science grad!” Josh Brunvoll, Class of 2016