Information Technology

Overview

The IT program aims to create competitive competencies equipped with scientific foundations, technical skills, as well as ethical and professional values, that enable them to design, build and administer the digital infrastructure, and develop smart solutions to protect from cyberthreats, as well as analyze systems, identify customer needs, and apply cybersecurity mechanisms, in addition to playing a leading role in the development of society and its civilizational advancement. The program provides students with skills to store, protect, automate, transfer and retrieve information in a confidential and integrity way, as well as design and develop digital systems and applications in accordance with scientific foundations and technical standards.
The program offers several tracks, including the cybersecurity track that qualifies its graduates with scientific foundations and professional way to protect information networks ahd infrastructure from cyber attacks, maintain confidentiality and integrity, secure and authenticate electronic transactions, and minimize thefts and cybercrime. In addition, the networking track cares with deeply and comprehensivly study of the basic components of computer networks, mobile networks, wireless networks and cloud computing systems.

Mission

Qualifing competitive competencies with scientific foundations, technical skills, ethical values and professional standards for developing and admistering digital infrastructure and securing its transactions, in addition to pursuing research, and contributing to an effective community partnership.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Technical competency

  • Analyze complex digital problems according to technical standards, determine computer-mediated solution requirements, and develop the most appropriate scenarios for their implementation.
  • Design, implement and evaluate computing-based solutions and systems that meet the needs and integrate them into the user’s environment.

Values- and professional-commitment

  • Commitment to professional standards, ethical values, legal regulations and social conventions.
  • Moral courage in bearing professional, legal and social responsibilities in the professional context.

Positive personality

  • Work individually without supervision, and easily integrate in a team to achieve common goals.
  • Effective professional and social communication with others, orally, in writing and electronically, while possessing dialogue and convincing skills.

The Influential character

  • Possess the skills of logical analysis, critical thinking, problem-solving, and information-based decision making.
  • Engage in self and continuous learning, commitment to professional development, and enhance research capability in the field of specialization.
  • Self-confident, proactive, adaptable and capable to commence entrepreneurship.

Career opportunities

Common IT careers include:
• Cloud Architect
• Computer Forensic Investigators
• Information Security
• Mobile Application Developers
• Data Modeler
• Software Developers
• Web Developers
• Computer Network Architect
• Cyber Systems and Network Security
• Data Management and Analytics
• IT Entrepreneurship and Management

Tracks

Cyber Security

Networking

Credit hours:

132 hours

Study language:

English

Duration:

4 years

Average fees for 15 credit hours per semester:

24000 SR

Tuition fees:

1600 SR / HOUR

Mode Of Study:

On-campus

JIC seeks to achieve its vision by preparing students with a wide range of ambition through an educational journey that provides them with curricular and extracurricular activities within its facilities to be graduates of this institution with personalities that are polished, responsible, and able to communicate socially and improve their surroundings.