Faculty of Information Technology was established in the early days of HCMC Open University on September 1990. For over 25 years of establishment and development, the faculty has been having the staff with experienced and dedicated lecturers, along with visited lecturers from other universities and institutes in HCMC. The Faculty has been provided approximately 5000 bachelors of computer science for the society.
The Faculty has trained human resources for the Information Technology field and for the industrialization and modernization of the country with good work ethnic, good theoretical knowledge, practical soft-skills, and capabilities to catch new issues of the developing industry. The graduate students from the Faculty can find job of training professional fields at the rate of 90%; and nearly 40% of our students are employed during their internships. Moreover, we are proud that students graduated from our Faculty are not only good developers or lecturers of Colleges and Universities but also hold important roles in companies and Institutes.
In addition with professional training, the Faculty always take care of scientific research in the teacher staff and the students as well. Our Faculty is deeply honored to receive the certificates of excellence in scientific research from the president of our University in 3 consecutive years (2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014). These rewards are the results of dedicated supports from our teachers to help students accomplish their research splendidly. Since 2003, every year, our students often get high positions of national competitions such as National Olympic of Informatics, Eureka – Ho Chi Minh city awards for best student researches, Vietnamese Youth Talented Scientists, Application Development Competition, etc.