Applied Information Technology

  • Major

Program Details

Our Bachelor of Arts in Applied Information Technology program is constructed to purposefully blend liberal arts skills with sound professional preparation. Through the development of real-world case studies, collaborative work, and activities that strengthen communication and problem-solving skills, students will complete each course with knowledge of their field and professional skills to support their ability to work in cross-functional teams moving forward.

Why Applied Information Technology?

IT professionals are highly sought after, possessing the expertise to streamline website development processes. By pursuing this degree, you’ll explore the dynamic intersection of technology and design, empowering you with the versatility to seize a multitude of exciting career opportunities. Our comprehensive curriculum will equip you with cutting-edge skills, allowing you to become a proficient problem-solver and innovator in the ever-evolving tech industry.

Related Careers:

Graduates of this program are qualified for a wide range of careers, including:

  • Helpdesk Technician
  • Helpdesk Administrator
  • Software Support
  • Web Developer
  • Web Application Developer
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Administrator

Certificate Tracks

While you’re working towards your degree, you’ll have the opportunity to simultaneously earn multiple industry recognized certifications within the field and various UJA technology certificates—including advanced certificates—all of which will prepare you for a broad assortment of careers in Information Technology. These tangible credentials count as credit, shape your expertise, and validate your skills pre-graduation.

Why UJ Accelerated?

  • UJA is the online division of University of Jamestown—a private, liberal arts University that’s helped students succeed since 1883.
  • You’ll have virtual opportunities to meet as a group for lectures and office hours.
  • Courses are available online 24/7, which means you can attend live or watch the replay.

Experienced Faculty

You’ll learn from faculty members who are experts in the field.

Unmatched Support

Each student gets a faculty advisor to help them stay on track. Plus, you’ll get virtual access to the same support services offered on campus.

Expand Your Horizons

It’s a tech-specific degree established at a liberal arts institution. We’re teaching you how to apply technology regardless of its application.


Course Title Credits

TECH 160

Introduction to Computing


TECH 200

Hardware Installation and Maintenance


TECH 325



TECH 201

IT Helpdesk


TECH 300

Operating Systems and Cloud Environments


TECH 362



TECH 311

Security Policies & Procedures


TECH 326

Network Security


TECH 152

Introduction to Web Development


TECH 342

Database Development


TECH 320

JavaScript Technologies


TECH 441

Dynamic Web Design


Total Semester Credits Required: 48

After completing required coursework, students will have earned certificates in IT Service Management, Cybersecurity Fundamentals, and Full Stack Developer. In addition to required coursework listed above, 12 credits of electives must also be taken. Students can earn either an additional certificate in Advanced Full Stack Developer or Advanced Cybersecurity. Alternatively, students can select 12 credits of upper-division TECH courses to fulfill the remaining credit requirements.

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Meet Your Faculty

Our faculty offer the same experience to both online and in-person students. That means you’ll get support, both in and outside of the classroom—all to help you achieve your career goals.
Jakob Barnard

Jakob Barnard, PhD

  • Chair of Computer Science and Technology
  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Online Technology Programs

Financial Aid Available

We believe every student, regardless of their financial situation, should have access to a UJ Accelerated education.