The Information Technology Program at UMass Amherst seeks to educate a broad spectrum of students to be the leading IT practitioners and thinkers. 107 courses, offered by eight schools and colleges, contribute to our curriculum. The IT Program also coordinates the annual Information & Communication Technology Summit and collaborates to facilitate the Open Education Initiative, as well as, outreach through Five College, Inc. & local colleges.
The undergraduate Minor in Information Technology is a multidisciplinary program in which students study information and communication technology, its applications in many areas of scholarship, and its social and other effects. The overall goal of the minor is to enable any student to confidently employ technology, and to secure an intellectual platform from which to develop the capacity to innovate, using information and communication technology within their field.