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What can I do with a degree in computing technology?

January 01, 2017

The Bachelor of Science in Computing Technology emphasizes the foundations of Information Technology (IT) and the latest practical technologies. This program equips you for a variety of IT job roles in the areas of IT analysis and design, administration of network systems, management of information security, IT project management, and business programming.

Emphasis areas include:

  • Information Technology
  • Business Systems Administration
  • Project Management

Possible Fields

  • Business
  • Nonprofit Organizations 
  • Communication
  • Government Agencies  
  • Education
  • Health Agencies
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Consulting

Possible Occupations*

  • Computer Forensics
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Software Developer
  • Computer Networking
  • Web Developer
  • Database Administration
  • Web Designer
  • Educational Technology
  • Graphic Design and Multimedia
  • Help Desk Technician
  • IT Analyst
  • IT Designers 
  • IT Project Management
  • IT Support
  • Network System Administrators
  • Information Security Analysts 
  • Information Security Managers
  • Project Managers

*The above lists are possible fields and occupations representative, but not exclusive or limited to, employment options for a Business Administration major. Some positions listed require additional training, education (master’s degree),  certification, licensure, and/or experience prior to job eligibility.

Skills Needed for Computing Technology Majors

  • Analyzing
  • Written & Verbal Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Explanation of Technical Concepts in non-technical language

Professional Associations for Computing Technology Majors

Professional associations provide a connection with other professionals in your field to learn, share, and discuss professional interests.  Associations also provide great opportunities to network and explore additional early care and education career information.

Association of Information Technology Professionals 

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