The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana has partnered with eVersity (the online college of the University of Arkansas) to offer a bridging program from the Associate of Applied Sciences in Information Technology diploma at the UAHT at the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree at eVersity. Students can take their first two years of classes at UAHT and seamlessly switch to eVersity to complete their bachelor’s degree.
An information technology degree prepares students for a career as a computer programmer, information security analyst, and / or computer systems analyst. The median annual salary for the professional field starts at $ 72,000. * The employment of information security analysts is expected to increase by 31% by 2029, much faster than average. *
âEvery day, technology takes a greater place in our daily lives,â said Brittni Hardie, UAHT information technology instructor. âSo it’s no surprise that IT professionals are among the most in-demand employees. With a career-focused curriculum spanning everything from IT maintenance to development and data mining, our partnership with eVersity can open the door to a wide range of opportunities in the field of business technology. information for our students.
UAHT also offers a Coding Proficiency Certificate and one Technical Certificate in Information Technology. To register, contact the Purtle Advisory Center at 870-722-8124 or email [email protected]
* Bureau of Labor Statistics Professional Outlook