Information Technology

Associates Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person or Blended

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Information Technology (IT) program is designed to provide students with the skills to improve themselves by preparing them for an entry-level career in IT. Students learn how to administer and support the computing infrastructure of an organization. The curriculum consists of an integrated set of courses in programming and web development and administration, along with a wide range of elective options for networking, systems administration and database development and administration.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Learn the basics of computer hardware
  • Build modern pcs in a lab environment
  • Computer networking
  • Website programming using scripting languages


  • How to write computer programs
  • Skills to create their own apps
  • Learn to work effectively in groups
  • Critical thinking skills in advanced IT topics

About This Degree


Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

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You could work as a(n):

  • Network technician
  • Network administrator
  • Database administrator
  • Website developer

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Walmart corporate offices
  • Acxiom
  • J.B. Hunt
  • ArcBest


View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Point of Pride

Graduates in this program are sought after, as employment in information technology occupations are expected to grow almost 11% in the next ten years.



Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.