Degrees and certificates in the CIT program may lead to the following jobs or careers:
1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher. Please
review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.
All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence
Networking/SecurityNetwork specialists design, install, configure, administer, evaluate and test a wide array of networks including LANs (local area networks), WANs (wide area networks), Internet-based networks, intranets, voice communication and wireless systems, VPNs (virtual private networks) and cloud-based networks.
PC SupportPersonal computer support specialists install computer hardware and software, interpret and resolve problems for users, and provide technical support for hardware, software and systems.
ProgrammingProgrammers design, write and update computer programs or software using programming languages such as C, Objective-C, C++, C#, Java and Visual Basic.NET. They perform these tasks for a wide variety of platforms that include Apple and Windows desktop; Apple, Windows and Android mobile; and Web.
Web/Internet ServicesWeb developers design, code, test and debug Web-based programs and media to create, publish and maintain websites. They integrate graphics, text and digital audio/video using both server-side and client-side technologies to develop rich Internet applications and Web services.
According to projections by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in computer technology services will grow at
more than four times the rate of all industries through 2022.
Computer support positions are in increased demand as organizations upgrade outdated hardware, software and network equipment and require more knowledgeable professionals to respond to user questions.
Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’ targeted occupations projects 11 separate computer-related positions as high growth areas. High job growth is projected for information systems managers, programmers, systems analysts, database administrators, computer support technicians, information security analysts, computer specialists, computer maintenance technicians and graphic designers.
CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, lists Web developer and computer network support specialist among its fastest-growing occupations for the coming decade. For jobs requiring at least an associate degree, Web developer is among its
fastest-growing occupations and
careers with the most job openings through 2022.
The number of computer-related job openings continues to grow rapidly. Depending on the skills sets that you acquire from our various programs, you might work as:
PC Support PathPossible jobs are:
Programming PathJobs include:
Web/Internet Services PathJobs in various fields require Web skills, but the job title or job description may not include wording that makes that obvious right away. Possible positions include: