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Computer Information Technology

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange, and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, network systems, programming and software development, information security, and other emerging technologies.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

Our Advantage

Mayland’s Information Technology (IT) program offers:

  • Quality hands-on instruction in modern lab spaces
  • Personal one-on-one interactions with program instructors
  • Dynamic learning environments
  • Valuable coursework that is relevant to a wide variety of careers and workplaces
  • Extensive training for a number of third-party technical certifications
  • Transfer options to four-year colleges and universities
  • Financial aid available

Careers

Job Title Projected Growth
(NC 2016 – 2026)
Median Wages
(2018)
Computer User Support Specialists +16% $24.51 hourly
Computer Network Support Specialists +13% $30.18 hourly
Computer Systems Analysts +14% $42.66 hourly
Network and Computer Systems Administrators +11% $39.45 hourly

*(data from O*NET OnLine retrieved December 2019)

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