Information systems jobs are integral to everyday life. Without information systems experts, our trains would not run on time and virtually all aspects of everyday life would come to a halt. The information systems profession has become that important! Here's a sampling of IT professions that keep life and business humming along.
Computer and information systems managers, also called IT project managers, help set and achieve the technology goals for businesses. In this role, you would typically analyze your organization’s computer and technology needs; install and upgrade computer systems and software; learn about technology innovations; and direct the work of your technology team.
Computer Systems Analyst
Analyze your organization’s computer systems and make recommendations to improve procedures, cost, and efficiency. Leverage your business and IT knowledge by applying your skills and experience in both areas. Learn about business analysis and design techniques using the UML through a term project in our Systems Analysis & Design course.
If you like to write code, this is the career for you. Turn program designs, software, and applications into language a computer understands.
Be the creative mind behind computer program development. Design, create, and upgrade applications and software for computers and mobile devices. Provide instructions to programmers to write the computer code and test for usability. Learn the skills required and create web applications projects in our Advanced Internet App Development course.
As a network architect or network engineer, you design and build local or global communications systems such as LANs, WANs, and intranets. These systems require your expertise in planning the layout for the network, and determining the hardware, software, drivers, and cables needed.
Web developer and web designer
A web developer designs the look and technical aspects of a website using programming languages such as HTML5, CSS3, XML, and scripting. Get hands-on training in our Web Application Development course, and produce a term project. If you’re interested in the layout, graphics, typography, and color composition used in a website, you may want a career as a web designer.