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Information Technology

IT careers involve the design, development, support and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services. IT careers are available in every sector of the economy - from Financial Services to Medical Services, Business to Engineering and Environmental Services. Even in times of economic downturn, there is still a large market for people with IT skills in organizations of all sizes.

Networking Systems

Description

Networking Systems prepares students like you to design, manage and diagnose network hardware and software for any number of different types of business. Skills such as cabling, internet maintenance, and wireless networking are emphasized.


Outcomes

You can be prepared to sit for a variety of industry certifications, such as CompTIA Network+, and have skills in cable installation and maintenance, wireless switching and routing, and network administration and engineering.


Available at these schools

$77,810 median salary

8% job growth* From 2014-2024 – The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program with an associate degree, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.


For careers in:
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators in any industry or field
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Computer Support Specialists
  • Database Administrators

Industry Update:

"Growth for network and computer systems administrators will be highest at firms that provide cloud computing technology." - cite

Coding

Description

The Coding program of study teaches you strong foundational skills in programming and database architecture, primarily through self-directed interactive computer modules which guide you through various levels of competency.


Outcomes

Upon completion of this special program of study, you could be proficient in such diverse programs as HTML, Ruby, JavaScript, iOS and others.


Available at these schools

$100,690     median salary

17% job growth* From 2014-2024 – The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program with an associate degree, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.


For careers in:
  • Computer Programmers
  • Software and Web Developers
  • Computer & Information Systems Managers

Industry Update:

"Employment of software developers is projected to grow 22 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations." - cite

Web Design

Description

Web Design is designed for students interested in designing and creating websites. You will develop fundamental skills in both theory and practical applications of the web design and development process, and hone teamwork and problem solving skills as well.


Outcomes

Students can acquire key skills in coding, project management, basic troubleshooting and validation, and content development and analysis. Laboratory facilities and experiences simulate those found in the web design and development industry.


Available at these schools

$64,970 median salary

27% job growth* From 2014-2024 – The median annual wage for career opportunities from this program with an associate degree, according to the US Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics.


For careers in:
  • Web Developers
  • Software Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • Computer Programmers

Industry Update:

"Employment of web developers is projected to grow 27 percent in the next 10 years. Demand will be driven by the growing popularity of mobile devices and ecommerce." - cite

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