Computer Information Technology

Associates Degree  |  Ozark Campus  |  In-Person

With the growing importance of computers in the workplace and the emphasis on more sophisticated technologies, qualified computer technicians are in high demand. This program is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to become network administrators. Training includes microcomputer operating systems, basic networking skills, computer repair and troubleshooting skills, and Internet knowledge. This program of study prepares students to sit for the A+ Certification exam.

The Computer Information Systems program integrates and is certified in, Cisco CCNA Exploration: Network Fundamentals. CCNA Exploration prepares students for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education, and pursuit of globally recognized Cisco CCNA certification.

Hands-on Learning Opportunities

  • Students work on networking, computers, programming, etc. in the classroom and lab as well as on computers accepted for repair.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Create web pages
  • Design/create computer applications
  • Install and support network media
  • Install and support of computer applications software
  • Install and support of computer operating software
  • Install and support of network operating system software
  • Install microcomputer peripheral devices
  • Install/support network devices
  • Prepare system/program documentation
  • Troubleshoot/resolve computer hardware problems
  • Troubleshoot/resolve computer software problems
  • Use system design tools

 

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $129 per credit hour

Out-of-State: $258 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.

The AR Futures grant could cover your expenses for this credential. Check credential eligibility

CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • Computer Specialist
  • Information Technology Developer
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Network Specialist
  • Programmer

Alumni of our program work at:

  • ABB
  • Arkansas Valley Electric Co-Op
  • Bank OZK
  • Public School Districts

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

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 Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies

Point of Pride

Our award-winning program has multiple Gold, Silver and Bronze medalists from State Championships in Computer Information categories from SkillsUSA State and Nation competitions.

 

IT'S TIME TO STEP UP

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

 

 

Program Director

Rudolph

Kale Rudolph
Program Chair

Technology and Academic Support Building
1700 Helberg Lane
Ozark, AR 72949

(479) 508-3323
brudolph@atu.edu