Colorado Christian University has some exciting news to share with our current and future students! Starting this summer semester, CCU is proud to introduce a new degree program to keep pace with the digital age: Computer Information Technology – Bachelor Degree in IT.
Information technology is a relevant and exciting field that just keeps growing in every city, state, and country around the world, with job opportunities to match. The fully-accredited CIT degree at CCU is taught in a seminar format and prepares you to launch a career with an entry level IT position when you graduate. Visit our CIT degree webpage to learn more about earning your CIT degree.
For graduates in this high-potential field, here are a few entry level IT positions you could pursue to start a great career in IT.
Database Administrator (DBA)
If you’re passionate about organization, then a position as a DBA could be right for you. Nearly every industry uses databases for some inventory or customer function, so you have the opportunity to work in a field that interests you, from retail to finance. The median entry-level DBA salary is $70,000.
Working as an entry-level software developer for a computer system or publishing firm, you have the opportunity to build creative programs used for education, business, or government. The median salary for a software developer is $90,000, so starting an IT career here can lead to a high-paying position.
Computer Support Specialist
With a CIT from CCU, you’ll have a solid computer skills foundation. Use your knowledge to help others with an entry-level IT position as a computer support specialist. You might find yourself helping individuals, or working to keep systems running smoothly for a large organization. The median salary for this position is $60,000, so it’s a great place to start your career right.
CCU’s program is a technical degree that opens the door for great careers in the technology field and beyond. Set your career up for success with a CIT degree that leads to an entry-level job in almost any area, from business to education and healthcare.
Read more about the CIT degree and set yourself up for an exciting career that starts with entry level IT position!