Information Technology

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

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology (IT) program is designed to provide students with the skills to improve themselves by preparing them for a 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, networking, web development and administration, database development and administration and systems administration. We offer two tracks:

Track 1 : Programming, Database, and Web

Track 2 : Network and Security

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Learn the basics of computer hardware
  • Build modern pcs in a lab environment
  • Create a network patch cable
  • Setup and administer network servers


  • 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):

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

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Walmart corporate offices
  • 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

ATU was the first public university in Arkansas to offer a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.



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