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BS Internet of Things

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Introduction

BS(IoT) refers to any smart interconnected devices (e.g. RFID, sensors, etc.) adopted by businesses to obtain more visibility of the identification, location, and condition of products, assets, transactions, or even people. The ultimate goal is to be able to trace pedigree and to drive more effective, timely business decisions or to improve customer interactions.

In today’s world, smart devices communicate with each other. Smart phones, smart watches and smart homes are collectively referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). UMT’s Bachelor of Science in IoT will transform a student into a technological expert who can manage, program, maintain and secure IoT devices in many critical areas such as energy, transportation, health, aviation, infrastructure, smart home, smart city and hospitality. This program will provide expertise in the following four pillars: hardware, software, wireless communications and cybersecurity & privacy.

UMT also happens to be the first university in the nation to offer a bachelor’s degree in IoT. We are preparing the next generation of highly trained IoT specialists.

Aims of the Program

Outcomes of receiving a bachelor's degree in Internet of Things (IoT):

  • Become an expert in a rapidly growing field. Twenty billion IoT devices and 4.5 million jobs are projected to be available by 2020.
  • An ability to design, install, customize, enhance and maintain IoT devices and networks
  • An ability to effectively communicate IoT ideas in a professional environment
  • Understand how hackers think and be able to present solutions to cyber attacks
  • Be employed by top IoT companies such as Amazon and Intel as an IoT Hardware Engineer, IoT Mobile Application Engineer or other career title related to IoT

Admission Requirements

  • At least 50% marks in Intermediate (HSSC) examination with Mathematics (equivalent qualification with Mathematics certified by IBCC) or in medical (admission of pre-medical students will be confirmed after completing two deficiency mathematics courses within the first year of admission)
  • Equivalance Certificate from IBCC in case of O-Level/A-Lever, American High School Diploma or any other foriegn qualification
  • 50% marks in NAT/Admission Test

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