Due the increasing demand for IT graduates in the job market and the large investment of the Saudi government in knowledge economy which is based on advanced IT facilities, and due to the need for various specializations relevant to IT field, the BSc in IT has been launched to meet these requirements. The program enhances and thus contributes to the National strategic plans for communication and IT needed for localizing IT and satisfying job market demands. The academic plan covers various IT domains and complies with the accreditation criteria and international peer programs
The Focus on settle and develop the information technology, which has effective impact on improving the efficiency of information and services in the Kingdom.
Support and develop systems of scientific and technical information and technologies, and facilitating access to them, letting the Kingdom to keep a space of its own in the technology area.
Create the necessary mechanisms to ensure the security and protection of information.
Support and enhance the status of the Arabic language in the field of information technology.
Support and develop national rules for scientific and technical information, ensure accessibility, and continue to be updated.
Meet the needs of the labor market of IT professionals as the global growth rate of the functions of Information Technology is 1.2% annually during the period 1995-2009 according to the OECD’s report (Organization of the Economic Cooperation and Development ) due to orientation of many developed countries towards knowledge-based economy, creating many jobs in all sectors require specialists in the field of information technology.
Lack of Saudi universities that offer bachelor's degree in information technology where there are 6 of the 20 public universities offer a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology.
2-Database Assistant administrator
3-Word processor supervisor
5-Computer operation supervisor
7-Technical support specialist
8-Site programmer and developer
10-Information system administrator
Praise be to Allah alone, the almighty God, and prayers and pace for the one after whom there is no prophet.
Information Technology is considered as the basis of the world of advanced industries today, and to meet the needs of the labour market in this field , the Information Technology Department was established since the establishment of the Saudi Electronic University as a government educational institution providing higher education and lifelong learning after the approval of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz - may Allah, the almighty God, have mercy on him – built on the Royal Decree No. 37409 / B dated 10/9 / 1432H.
The department aims to achieve the vision of 2030 by building an advanced information society, preparing specialized and distinguished cadres in Information Technology, and contributing to achieving the objectives of the National Strategic Plan for Communications and Information Technology to make the Kingdom an international centre by providing quality academic programs accredited locally and internationally using modern learning styles in partnership with well-established International Universities to transfer knowledge and educational experiences, contributing to community service and providing advisory and training services in the presence of distinguished staff in a pioneering educational environment.
Chair Information Technology Department
Dr. Ahmad Abdullah Aljabr
Information Technology Department