The Information Technology Students of America (ITSA) is organized and maintained to pursue nine objectives shared in common with the Foundation for IT Education:
- To provide educational programs and services on information technology issues for professionals, educators, the computer industry, businesses, government, students, individuals considering entering the profession, and the general public.
- To study and determine the areas of need for education and development in information technology for professionals, students, those considering entering the profession and the general public.
- To develop and implement educational courses, materials, and information on information technology issues facing the industry and the general public.
- To encourage the development and adoption of technical and managerial information technology standards and preferred practices.
- To develop and implement self-evaluation programs for information technology personnel.
- To develop and implement educational programs concerning the evaluation of hardware, software and managerial systems.
- To assist educational institutions and educators in the development of effective business information technology
- To develop and release publications, programs, and materials that promote information technology as a professional career choice.
- To encourage individuals involved in and considering entering the information technology profession to advance their education by providing or administering grants, scholarships, and awards for that purpose.