Learn how to prevent cyberattacks, design software and websites, create simulations, and set up and maintain networks in our specialized IT labs.
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Employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to grow 6% through 2028, about as fast as the average for all occupations. (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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Other Information Technology Information
- Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies information sheet
- Gaming Simulation Program Review Executive Summary
- Information Assurance & Cyber Security Program Review Executive Summary
- Information Technology Program Review Executive Summary
- Software Development & Information Management Program Review Executive Summary
Students enrolling in an information technology major 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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Hour of Code
A presentation on the importance of coding and problem solving.