Information Technology

With a degree in information technology, you will be prepared with sufficient technical strength and a comprehensive understanding of information technology practices in real-world contexts to act as a problem solver in business and industry settings.

The program in Information Technology (IT) prepares students for a professional career in IT and provides students with sufficient technical strength and a comprehensive understanding of information technology practice in context to act as problem solvers in various settings.  The IT program emphasizes hands-on experience and requires students to participate in industrial internships or industry-sponsored projects. The major in Information Technology is accredited by ABET Computer Accreditation Commission (CAC).

 

This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

  • My future career:

    Database Administrators

  • My future career:

    Information Retrieval Specialist

  • My future career:

    Interactive System Designer

  • My future career:

    Multimedia Specialist

  • My future career:

    Systems Analyst

    • Career & Salary Information
    • Possible Career Options
    • Median Salary*
    • Education Needed
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    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

    ** These professional organizations provide an excellent starting point for your research. There are many more resources available online.

    Additional Considerations

    Some careers may require additional education. See your academic adviser for more information.

    • Network Administrator
    • Network Engineer
    • Systems Administrator
    • Systems Analyst
    • Web Developer