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A.S. in Computer Information Technology

You’re able to go from zero to being able to get a job in IT, develop your career, and then move on to higher education if you want to.

- Joe Snider



Online or Onsite

The Associate of Science degree with a major in Computer Information Technology is designed to provide the graduate with a foundation for success at an entry-level position in the information technology field and provides the basis for completion of a Bachelor’s degree. Instructional methods include lectures, seminars, workshop activities, simulation, and physical manipulation of computer equipment. The courses contained in this associate program will satisfy 24 hours out of the 30 general education hours required at the bachelor level and will also apply toward the 120 hour degree requirement at IWU.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge of how modern technology is used in business.

  • Demonstrate competency in the application of fundamental computer information technology and business principles.

  • Develop foundational software knowledge and skills.

  • Integrate a biblical framework that guides business and personal interactions.

  • Demonstrate competent computer programming skills.

  • Apply information management skills to business decision-making.

Bridge Program

If you have not yet obtained your Associate degree but already have 36 to 59 credit hours of previous college coursework, IWU’s unique Bridge program can allow you to immediately start working towards your Bachelor's degree. Please contact your Program Representative at 866-498-4968 for more information.

Bridge Program Admission Requirements

  • Submission of all required items for the admissions process as outlined in the “application procedures” section of the application packet.
  • Acceptance to an IWU Bachelor program with 36-59 credit hours earned from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Enter the Bridge to a Bachelor program at 36-59 credit hours.



The Computer Information Technology program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), www.hlcommission.org, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at www.indwes.edu/about/iwu-profile/accreditation.

Not all programs are offered at all locations and some may only be available online.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Fees*

Credit Hours Tuition
60 Total $299 / credit hour

*Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

The total cost of the program, including tuition, materials, and fees, will be determined prior to your enrollment. The cost will be divided into several payments spread over the course of the program.

The total credit hours and per-credit-hour costs listed above are effective for the core program. For prerequisite or other required courses if applicable, students will need to pay for appropriate tuition, materials, and any additional fees. Costs may change if you withdraw from the program and restart in a future program at a later date.

Financial Aid

Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and even employer reimbursement.

For information about financial aid, call 800-621-8667, ext. 2516, visit our financial aid website, or email IWUfinaid@indwes.edu.

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Below is the list of courses required to complete the program. Courses are generally taken sequentially, one at a time, until the program is complete. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles below. For further information, feel free to contact us.

Foundational Courses (3 credit hours required)


General Education (24 credit hours required)

View a full list of General Education Course Descriptions

English Written Communication
English Oral Communication
Natural Sciences
Social or Behavioral Sciences
Arts & Humanities
Biblical Studies

Foundational Courses (33 credit hours required)



Below are the lists of requirements for the AS in Computer Information Technology program. Click on each link to expand the requirements. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

Admission Requirements

  • Proof of standard high school diploma or GED certification.
  • Submission of all required items for the admissions process as outlined in the "application procedures" section of the application packet.

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of 60 semester hours.

  • Completion of the core requirements with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

  • Completion of 24 hours of general education requirements as specified (General Education Requirements).

  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required in order to receive a diploma.

Start Dates

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the Associate of Science in Computer Information Technology program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.