“When I was looking for colleges I wanted to be near or in Boston because that is where I saw plenty of opportunities within the IT field.”
Stacy Osorio '14
Sales Engineer, Localytics
Major: Information Technology
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Have you ever wanted to build the perfect application? Wish you could develop the next big gaming app? Do you want to learn how to create apps for smartphones, tablets or other devices?
Technology in today's society is ever-changing, and the field of Software Development continues to evolve. Every company needs software developers to increase their web presense and develop applications as part of their web strategy. There is currently a shortage of trained software developers and the demand is large and growing. The Software Development major addresses the foundations, methodologies, and tools for developing software systems, with an emphasis on the technical issues of software development.
SOFTWARE Development Careers
Graduates of Curry's Software Development major will be prepared for careers in:
- Software Development
- Game Programming
- Application Development
- Software and Application Consulting
- Project Management
- Application Testing
- Security Management
- Entrepreneurial ventures - start your own business
- Use your imagination - the cloud's the limit!
Through the Software Development major you will be prepared for a meaningful career in the ever-changing field of technology. Students are provided with an in-depth knowledge of application development for various platforms, intricacies of cloud computing and the dynamics of human-computer interaction. Our experienced faculty will also equip students with an awareness of the ethical and legal issues surrounding the security of applications and mobile devices.
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Information Technology as a MAJOR
The IT major will provide you with a broad knowledge base utilizing various technologies such as database, networking, business applications, programming and web page creation. You will learn the theories and processes inherent in technology that are necessary to successfully meet your personal and professional challenges.
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Visit campus and explore Curry's Software Development 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.
Chris Haddad '12 is the co-owner of MassNightly, an all-in-one app that provides menu specials, trivia, live music, karaoke, and special events at bars and restaurants all across Massachusetts. The vision for the company developed while Haddad was still at Curry. In fact, many of the hours spent planning for the business took place in the South Campus Residence Hall at the College.
Shawn Edge '08 was always that neighborhood kid who got called over to a friend's house to set up a VCR or troubleshoot on the computer. By the time he started his college search a dozen years later, he knew he wanted to major in information technology and gain hands-on practical experience, and the Curry College program seemed like a perfect fit. He is now the Senior Quality Assurance Lead, Mobile for Target.
Congratulations to members of the Curry applied technology faculty for their on-going professional accomplishments!
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. After graduation, she quickly secured ajob as a sales engineer at Localytics in Boston, an international web app marketing and analytics firm.