College of Science and Technology

Academic Programs

B.S. Degree Programs

The Department of Computer Systems Technology (CST) prepares students to pursue technical, as well as technical management careers in all employment sectors. The program emphasizes acquisition of sound theoretical studies, as well as intensive hands-on experiences in the area of electronics technology. The CST department emphasizes development of real world competencies demanded by employers. Students receive thorough grounding in electronics; digital and microprocessor systems; computer technologies, including hardware, software and computer networking; communication systems; power distribution; and automation and control systems.

Additional emphasis is placed on courses in business management, statistical process control, humanities, computer programming, safety and project management, and manufacturing processes to provide students the background they need in the economic and managerial aspects of the business enterprise.

A&T's online B.S. in Information Technology was ranked among the top 10 in the nation in 2019 by and no. 3 in the country for affordability by

After graduation, our students are prepared to manage projects and/or people in the corporate sector, software companies, telecommunications, the banking industry, etc. Companies that hire our graduates include: John Deere, Verizon, USAA, Lockheed Martin, Fidelity Investments, Accenture, IBM, just to name a few.

Within the Department of Computer Systems Technology, students can select a concentration in one of the following areas: Storage Technology, Wireless Systems, Mainframe Computing, High Performance Computing, Computer Engineering Technology, Information Management, Enterprise Computing, Security, and Networking.

Masters Program

Offered both in-class and online, this degree program provides advanced education for the professional looking to advance in private or public sector organizations. As the IT industry advances, upper-level positions will increasingly require the masters degree as a minimum credential. A&T makes pursuing it rigorous, convenient and rewarding.