What Can You Do with an Information Technology (IT) Degree?

Radek, what jobs can you get with an Information Technology (IT) Degree? I’m wondering, what can I do with an Information Technology (IT) Degree?

Information technology majors graduate with many options. They can go into systems development, network technology, Internet technology, customer service, technical support, marketing, sales, and even education. Potential employers include financial institutions, insurance companies, educational institutions, manufacturers, retailers, health care organizations, hotels, computer companies, entertainment companies, and federal, state, and local government.

We are living in the information age. Information and technology changes every day. This is good news for information technology professionals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this industry is one of the 10 fastest growing in the country. Employment of computer network, systems, and database administrators is projected to increase by 30% from 2008 through 2018. The future is bright indeed.

Careers you can get with a degree in information technology include:

  • Applications Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Customer Support Professional
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Internet Marketer
  • Network Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Tech Support Professional
  • Web Developer
  • Web Site Administrator
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