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Earn Your BS in Computer Technology Online

Technology sector growth is being driven by everything from increased use of mobile devices to computer-based enhancements for common appliances, medical devices, and other products. Such growth requires specialized knowledge and skill. For those seeking a less math- and theory-intensive approach to the computer and IT fields, American Public University (APU) offers an online Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology.

APU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At APU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.

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Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates. Request information to learn how you can save with one of our tuition grants.

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For undergraduate programs with APU’s Preferred Military Rate for eligible students.


We provide no-cost ebooks for all undergraduates.

Transfer Credit Evaluation

APU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From APU

Comprehensive Scope

The curriculum covers computer-based systems processes and components, web development, productivity applications, programming, communication and network technologies, database systems, and information security management.


APU’s program builds interpersonal communication skills with an emphasis on certification preparation and hands-on learning. To further focus your learning, you will choose from a variety of concentrations.

Applied Learning

As part of your class activities, you will build an enterprise-level computer system using appropriate hardware and software technologies. You will also design, develop, implement, and evaluate effective computer-based systems.

Certification Readiness

While this program does not award any professional certifications, it will prepare you to pursue certifications, including Security+, CompTIA A+®, Microsoft Office® Specialist (MOS), Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW®), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®), and Amazon Web Services (AWS®).

Accelerated Option

The program also has an option that allows those holding an associate of science or associate of arts degree the opportunity to transfer a minimum of 60 credit hours to expedite degree completion. Please request information to learn more.

Learn from Experts

Faculty enrich your learning with their career-relevant, real-world experience in the tech sector, business, government, and the military.

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