IT Readiness Certificate Program at the University of Arkansas Global Campus Rogers

Certificates Offered


  Back-End Development


  Front-End Development


  Java Development


  Mobile Development





Arkansas Department of Higher Education

IT Readiness participants pay a reduced rate to take these certificate courses because of an $851,062 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. The state awarded the one-year Regional Workforce Implementation grant to the Global Campus on July 1, 2016, to support the IT Readiness Initiative developed by the Global Campus and its industry partners. The grant application identified information technology as a skills gap in Northwest Arkansas and proposed the IT Readiness program to help close that gap.

About IT Readiness


Learn real job skills in an intense, accelerated environment. We’ve partnered with local businesses and schools to create a six-month curriculum that prepares students for IT jobs. From application to completion, we are here to advise our students every step of the way and make them aware of both educational and career pathways.

  • Part-time program
  • 2 nights per week, plus every other Saturday
  • 14 students per certificate cohort
  • Classes held at the University of Arkansas Global Campus in Rogers

Upon the completion of any IT Readiness certificate program, students will be prepared for:

  • Entry into the workforce
  • Exams for industry certification
  • Continued education*
*Students earn concurrent credit for any IT Readiness program at Northwest Arkansas Community College (6 credit hours) or the University of Arkansas (3 credit hours).

FAQs     Application Process  

Program Partners

  • Acxiom

  • Bentonville Public Schools

  • CaseStack

  • Collective Bias

  • Field Agent

  • JB Hunt Transport, Inc.

  • Metova, Inc.

  • Northwest Arkansas Community College

  • Northwest Arkansas Council

  • Northwest Technical Institute

  • RevUnit

  • Rockfish Digital

  • Saatchi & Saatchi X

  • Springdale Public Schools

  • Startup Junkie Consulting

  • Tata Consultancy Services

  • Walmart