UMass Lowell's online Associate of Science in Information Technology program was developed in response to the growing need for professionals with strong information technology backgrounds as business, government, educational institutions, and other types of organizations seek new applications for computers and networks in the workplace. 


The A.S. in Information Technology program provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of information technology. Students can customize the focus of their studies on particular areas of interest such as programming, networking, database management, website design, multimedia and more.

All of the courses in the Associate's Degree in Information Technology can also be counted towards UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, making it easier for students to take their education to the next level.

Program Highlights:
  • 100% online
  • Outstanding faculty
  • Apply anytime
  • One of the most affordable tuitions in the nation

Learn More About This Program:

To receive more information, fill out the Request Information form.

Sample a Course

Visit UMass Lowell's Associate of Science in Information Technology webpage for more information.



Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $380
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Undergraduate Degree Application Fee $60
Total for Course** $1,170 ($380 x 3 credits = $1,140 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).



Admission is open to students who have earned a high school diploma or a GED. UMass Lowell's online programs operate on a rolling admissions basis. There is no deadline to apply — you can apply any time during the year. Each application is processed and each applicant is notified as soon as all admissions materials have been received and reviewed.


Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please contact the Solution Center at 978-934-2000 or TSC@uml.edu to determine eligibility