Information Technology

The IT Program prepares students to integrate, design, deploy and manage computing and telecommunication resources and services.  Graduates will be ready to contribute to the development and evolution of technology infrastructures in organizations. Core courses provide fundamental knowledge and hands-on practice in information technology functions, system development, and applications. This interdisciplinary program is designed for students to develop a marketable expertise in an IT area of their choosing, such as Network and Information Security, Multimedia, Criminal Justice and Law, Game Programming, and Architectural Graphics & Design.


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Related Career Titles for Information Technology

Application  Developer

Application Architecture

Messaging Administrator

Web Developer

Help Desk (tier2)

Validation Manager

 Business Systems Analyst

Assessment System Administrator

Information Security  Analyst

Database Administrator

Project Manager

Quality Assurance Analysts

Data Warehouse Managers

Data Molder

Network Administrator

Database Developer

IT Auditor

Business Intelligence Analyst

Consultant

Computer System Analyst

Computer Software Engineering  System Software

Data Communication Analysts

Technical Writing

Technical Support

Enterprise Systems Analysis and Integration

Hardware Developer

Digital Media

Programmer Operating Systems

OA Specialist

Wireless Communications

 


Industries That Hire Information Technology Major

Communication Services

Data Processing Service Firms

Telecommunication Companies

Computer and Electronic Products Manufacturers

Computer Systems Design/Computer

Consulting Services

Scientific Research & Development Services

Colleges and Universities

Research Institutions and Laboratories

K-12 Public and Private Schools

Electrical Equipment, Appliance, & Component Manufacturing

Hardware and Software Manufacturers

Software Vendors

Engineering Services

Insurance Carriers & Related Activities

Medical Equipment & Supplies Manufacturing

Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing

Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation Services

Commercial Banking

Transportation

Utilities

Investment Banking

Building, Developing, & General Contracting Services

Chemicals Companies

Accommodation & Food Services

Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, & Payroll Services

Advertising & Related Services

Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing

Pharmaceuticals Companies

Printing & Related Support Activities

Publishing Companies

Whole Sale Trade

Financial Services

Retail

Federal Government

State and Local Government

Healthcare & Social Assistance Services

Hospitals

Insurance Companies

Computer Vendors

Contract Temporary Employers

Web Sites For Information Technology Majors

 

 

Resources in the Career Resource Center

BOOKS

  • The Book of U.S. Government Jobs
  • Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • DICE - Careers in Technology: Your Guide to Finding a Job in Technology
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles