Careers in IT

Careers in Computer Information Technology

With technology careers in such high demand, there are countless opportunities for you to explore with a computer information technology background. Here are just a few suggestions geared toward your specific branch of study within the CIT program.

Computer Science

Computer science programmers/analysts are in high demand with a projected growth well into 2020, per the Bureau and Labor Statistics in Texas. Job openings within the field require not only specialization, but diversity and willingness to take on many tasks.

A CS programmer/analyst's ability to problem-solve can open opportunities in a wide variety of positions.

  • Programmer
  • Systems analyst
  • Software developer
  • Software project leader/evaluator
  • Systems consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Database analyst

PC Support

Personal computer support specialists install computer hardware and software, interpret and resolve problems for users and provide technical support for hardware, software and computer systems.

This career path can lead to a wide variety of job positions, including:

  • Computer support specialist
  • Held desk/end-user support
  • PC technician

Software Programmer/Developer

Programmers are still in demand with a projected growth well into 2020 per the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Texas. Job openings require not only specialization, but also diversity and the willingness to take on any task.

  • Programmer
  • Systems analyst
  • Software developer
  • Software project leader/evaluator
  • Systems consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Database analyst

Web Design and Development

A wide variety of job positions are attainable through a web development and design background.

  • Web designer
  • Web developer
  • Web programmer
  • Webmaster/Web administrator
  • Web graphics designer
  • Digital media specialist
  • Web software engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Database developer
 

Web skills can even lead to jobs in various other disciplines that require Web skills including graphic designers, technical writers, layout artists and information architects.

Cisco/UNIX

Network workers are in high demand with a projected growth well into 2020 per the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Texas with job openings requiring well-trained employees that can keep networks operating properly.

Our training for network certified workers in problem-solving can lead them to find opportunities in a wider variety of job positions.

  • Network administrator
  • Network support technician
  • Convergence technology specialist/technician
  • Home technology integrator

Information Security

Information security workers are in high demand with a projected growth well into 2020 per the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Texas with job openings requiring well-trained employees that can counteract attacks to networks.

Critical and complex problem-solving skills are required of those training for a career as an information security worker.

  • Network administrator
  • Network support technician
  • Network security specialist
  • Convergence technology specialist/technician

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