Frequently Asked Questions

Which degree(s) articulate into the Bachelor of Technology (BT) in Information Technologies?

Individuals must complete an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree (or higher) prior to formal admission to an OSU Institute of Technology (OSUIT) baccalaureate degree program.

How many hours may be transferred from a community college into the BT in Information Technologies degree?

Up to 61 hours may be taken at a two-year institution.

Can students complete a degree in Information Technologies completely online?

A student can complete any of the Information Technologies degrees fully online (excluding remedial coursework). OSUIT follows the NC-SARA guidelines for offering online courses in states outside of Oklahoma. The majority of states are part of the NC-SARA agreement.

May I receive college credit for previous experience and/or certifications?

Yes. Anyone may pursue college credit for previous experience and/or certifications through demonstration of competence or proof of certification. Challenge exams are available through the OSUIT Assessment Center for several lower-division IT courses. See Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) Credit Opportunities for a complete list of PLAs available.

What if I’ve taken a 1000- or 2000-level course which is similar to a course OSUIT offers at a 3000- or 4000-level?

A 1000- or 2000-level course which maps to a 3000- or 4000-level course at an 85% level will be accepted as satisfying the content of the required, 3000- or 4000-level course. However, students are still required to meet the upper-division credit hour requirements for the Bachelor of Technology in Information Technologies degree.

Are specific grades or grade point averages required for Information Technologies students?

A minimum 2.5 cumulative graduation/retention grade point average is required to graduate with any Information Technologies degree. In addition, students are required to earn a grade of C or higher in all Information Technologies (ITD) coursework.

Is there a waiting list for the BT in Information Technologies degree?

Qualified applicants are admitted to the Information Technologies program on a first-come basis.

Are there any student organizations i can join while at OSUIT?

Yes. The institution has approximately 30 active student organizations, including two specific to Information Technologies: a student chapter of the Association of Information Technology Professionals, and Network Gaming Executives, a computer network gaming club.

How does the internship work?

All students earning the BT in IT degree will complete an internship in the IT field.

Students with prior work experience may qualify to earn advanced standing credit for the prerequisite course ITD 3201 Employment Orientation and/or for ITD 4806 Internship (6 credit hours).

Are scholarships and financial aid available?

Yes. For further information, please contact Student Financial Services at (918) 293-4684, (800)722-4471, or information@okstate.edu. You may also visit the Student Financial Service page

What student information is available to others?

Information regarding access to student information is available on the OSUIT Student Privacy Rights page.

Is customized training available?

Affordable, high-quality customized training is available to organizations that would like to provide training for their employees in specific IT-related subjects. Both credit and non-credit training can be arranged at working sites, the OSUIT campus, and /or third-party locations.

What does it take to apply for the BT in Information Technologies degree?

See the BT section of the Degree Information page.

How do I apply?

Please contact the OSUIT Admissions Office at (918) 293-4680, (800)722-4471, or information@okstate.edu. Prospective BT in Information Technologies students should also contact the IT Office at (918) 293-5440, (800)722-4471, or infotech@okstate.edu for additional program admission information.