The Computer Science program is designed to prepare students for industry standards in networking and information technology careers, along with related business trades. This curriculum exposes students to many facets of the computer information technology industry, such as programming, web development, operating systems, etc. Successful associate degree graduates are qualified for entry-level positions as computer technicians, programmers, and other information technology positions.
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Students who graduate from the program can find numerous employment options in different fields of computer and information technology. Some examples include web developers, software developers, computer network support specialists, web administrators, etc. Employment of all computer occupations is expected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
The employment of computer support specialists is estimated to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Since organizations continually upgrade to increasingly complex computer equipment and software, support services will constantly be in demand to meet installation and repair requirements.