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If you are a student who enjoys exploring new technology while solving problems by applying your technical and analytical skills, then you may want to consider a major in information technology.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor's predictions for the fastest-growing careers through 2018, technology jobs - in any number of forms - are at the top of the list.
In the Curry IT program you will acquire the knowledge and skills needed for areas in high demand, such as gaming and web design. You will gain invaluable experience for future employment through the usage of hardware, networking and database labs.
The IT program also offers courses that complement other majors, such as identity theft for criminal justice majors, web design for graphic design majors and database concepts for management majors.
Graduates of Curry's information technology major have gone on to careers in help desk support, networking, IT support specialist and more, in a variety of settings, at companies such as:
- Bullhorn, Inc.
- Harvard Pilgrim
- Massasoit Community College
- Ropes and Gray
- C-4 Analytics
- Clark USA
- EasCare Ambulance
Develop a Portfolio for Career Success
As an IT major you will be required to create a digital portfolio, which will showcase your finest work while at Curry. The portfolio will be used as a career search tool to assist you in securing a job in a variety of areas when you graduate. The portfolio will include writing samples, technical skills samples, a resume and a self-reflection component.
Information Technology as a MAJOR
The IT major will provide you with a broad knowledge base utilizing various technologies such as the production of web pages, database, networking, business applications, E-commerce and video presentations. You will learn the theories and processes inherent in technology that are necessary to successfully meet your personal and professional challenges.
Information Technology as a MINOR
Applied Computing as a MINOR
Information Technology CONCENTRATIONS
Create your own program of study through the individually initiated concentration, or select from concentrations in:
- New in Fall 2012! - Game Programming
- Network Administration
As a Network Administrator, you can become an invaluable asset to companies large and small, protecting valuable data and staying one step ahead of hackers.
- Web Development
Learn how to create your own website through courses like Web Page Design, Java Script Programming, E-Commerce and Computer Animation.
Get Started Today!
Visit campus and explore Curry's IT program in person. You also may request information to learn more about the major, minor or concentration of your choice. When you're ready to apply to Curry, we'll help you get started.
Contact the Applied Technology Department:
Kennedy Building, 4th Floor
Stacy Osorio '14, an Information Technology major and Management minor from Pittsfield, Massachusetts has known since high school that she wanted to pursue a career in the IT field, and she is doing it at Curry College.
The Information Technology "IT" club is for all students interested in the dynamic and ever-changing fields of Information Technology and Applied Computing.