Information Systems

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person or Blended

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Systems (IS) prepares students to design and implement business process systems, using programming, databases, web development, networking, and client-server processing. Information Systems is the art and science of using computation technology to serve commercial, governmental and industrial enterprises in an effective, efficient, and reliable fashion. The curriculum emphasizes learning computing technology together with business concepts so that students are ready for careers as application programmers/analysts in a business environment and for further graduate work in information systems after graduation.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Lab modules
  • Learning and using a database management system
  • Teamwork to present a complete information system for a business


  • Application development
  • System analysis and design
  • System implementation
  • Computer programming
  • Teamwork
  • Critical thinking
  • Project management

About This Degree


In-State: $232 per credit hour

Out-of-State: $464 per credit hour

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


You could work as a(n):

  • System analyst
  • Software developer
  • Computer programmer
  • Business process engineer

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Walmart
  • Acxiom
  • ArcBest
  • Dillard’s


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:

  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Health Informatics
  • Master of Science in Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Point of Pride

The program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET



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