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Degan Kettles

Associate Teaching Professor,
Information Systems
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Dr. Kettles is a graduate of BYU who became passionate about software development in the late 90s. This led to him participating in and owning several software startups. During this time he also adjuncted for the IS program at BYU and found his vocational calling in life. After completing doctoral studies at Arizona State University and achieving tenure at the University of Central Oklahoma, Dr. Kettles is pleased to have the chance to teach at his alma mater. Currently he teaches courses related to IT Leadership, Programming, and Enterprise Infrastructure.


  • PhD, Business, Arizona State University, 2012
  • Bachelor of Arts, Communications, Brigham Young University, 1999

Selected Publications


  • Outstanding Educator Award, Association of Business Information Systems, 2018


  • Spanish

Certificates and Licenses

  • AWS Certified Developer - Associate — Amazon Web Services — 2020
  • AWS Solutions Architect - Associate — Amazon Web Services — 2019