Information Technology majors

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Get prepared to meet the challenges associated with technological developments emerging in all types of industries.

Job opportunities for Health Information Technicians is expected to grow 20 percent from 2008 to 2018
Overall employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28 percent through 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. (source)

Median annual wages of network and computer systems administrators were $72,560 in May 2012. (source)

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The technology component prepares you with a general knowledge of computers and computer applications, and provides you with an understanding of specific systems and applications.

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Information Technology:
Information Assurance and Security Concentration

  • information assurance analyst
  • cyber security specialist
  • information security specialist

Information Technology:
Network Specialist Concentration

  • network architects or engineers
  • information systems administrators
  • network administrators or analysts

Information Technology Sciences -
Gaming and Simulation

  • computer game programmer
  • software application developer
  • system administration

Software Development & Information Management

  • systems administrators or analysts
  • operating systems programmers/analysts
  • software development engineers

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Information Technology:
Technical Support Technology Emphasis

  • network specialists
  • network technicians
  • systems administrators

Competency Credential

Related Minors

  • A baccalaureate (Bachelor of Science [B.S.]) student may earn up to two minors
  • A student may not enroll in a minor within the same discipline as the declared major

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Other Information Technology Information

Laptop Requirements

Students enrolling in an information technology major (BIS, BNW, BWD, BGS, TU) must have a laptop. View the laptop requirements.

Penn State Computer Store

As a Penn College student, you are eligible for Penn College hardware/software discounts and to purchase hardware/software through the Penn State Computer Store.

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