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Information Technology & Data Science Careers

Become Indispensable

Today's data-driven world needs your expertise.

With the growing importance of technology in virtually every industry, you'll be in high-demand at a variety of organizations, including banks, computer manufacturers, research laboratories, accounting firms, insurance companies, software developers and more.

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On the Rise

35% job market growth for information security analysts through 2026, U.S. Dept. of Labor.

Rewarding Salary

$78,300 median salary for web designers, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2022.

You're in Demand

70% of our 2021 graduates secured full-time jobs before graduation.

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Career Options

No matter which emphasis you choose, you’ll be prepared for a variety of careers, such as:

  • Systems Analyst
  • Information Processing Specialist
  • Game Writer
  • Software Engineer
  • Product Marketing Manager
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Game Developer
  • Local Area Network (LAN) Administrator
  • Network Manager
  • Web Designer
  • Game Programmer

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Where recent graduates work.

See where past Phoenix first landed to get an idea of where you can work.

  • Gambit Studios
  • Endries International, Inc.
  • Kohler Company
  • ReliaQuest
  • Euronet Worldwide
  • Lost Boys Interactive
  • CACI International
  • Schneider
  • Reed Switch Development Corporation
  • ISCO International
  • Orion Energy Systems
  • Romero Games

Learning Outcomes

Below is a list of knowledge and skills you will have gained by the time you successfully complete this program.

  1. Graduates will be qualified for entry-level information-related positions in either the private or public sector or for graduate-level training in information science or related fields (e.g., communication, management of information systems).
  2. Students will show commitment to breadth and innovation as problem-solving strategies and incorporate the ethical dimension that is an inherent part of using technology and/or information; of particular note is the emphasis on audience analysis strategies and in the ethical dimension on issues relating to gender and ethnicity.
  3. Students will show at least an adequate command of various information skills: computer; visual; information search; interpersonal and written; packaging and presentation; evaluation for relevance, currency, accuracy, validity, source credibility, and limitations; and problem solving.
  4. Students will show knowledge of fundamental concepts in the following fields: communication; discrete mathematics; language structure; information processing; information/data storage, access, and retrieval; computer software design; management and organizational communication; information technologies; the information society, including issues of audience diversity; and information regulation and control.
Professor Justin Kavlie

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As a former business owner and professor, Justin Kavlie is well versed in our industry. If you have any questions about careers, he can help!