Bachelor's in Information Technologies - Careers


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IT Employment Opportunities Multiplying

Your Computer Information Technology degree can lead to a variety of careers in a rapidly expanding industry.
IT employment opportunities are expected to continue growing through 2020.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts growth for a number of occupations, many of which are estimated to grow much faster than average:

  • Computer programmers (12 percent)
  • Database administrators (31 percent)
  • Information security analysts (22 percent)
  • Network and systems administrators (28 percent)
  • Network architects (22 percent)
  • Software developers (30 percent)
  • Web developers (22 percent)

Visit our Career Development Center online to learn more about career opportunities in Computer Information Technology.

Bachelor’s in Information Technologies Increases Opportunities

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in computer systems design and related services will grow by 3.9 percent annually from 2010 to 2020, compared with 2.6 percent for professional, scientific and technical services and 1.3 percent for all industries.

A bachelor’s in information technologies can lead to a variety of careers, including:

  • Business analyst
  • Chief technology officer
  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information technology manager
  • Network engineer
  • Programmer
  • Security specialist
  • Software developer
  • Systems engineer
  • Web developer

Information technology professionals work in myriad industries, including:

  • Computer systems design
  • Finance and insurance
  • Health care
  • Education
  • Information management
  • Government