You want your degree to take you places while applying your problem solving skills to design, develop, and manage systems. IT is still one of the highest growth areas of business today. Your degree in Information Systems from the University of Colorado Denver Business School will aid your career.
Read the latest jobs report
Tech jobs include:
- Software Designer/Developer
- System Administrator
- Business Analyst (Software Implementation)
- Database Administrator
- Technology executive
- Chief technology officer
A closer look at the fast-growing technology field
January, 2013. MSN.com. We live in a technology-driven society, always awaiting the next big technology breakthrough. We wait in line for the newest phone, only to do it all over again once the next version debuts. Handwritten notes have been replaced by emails, which are quickly being replaced by texts and instant messages. A flat-screen TV is nice, but one equipped with 3D technology is even better.
This thirst for the newest, most innovative technologies isn't likely to be quenched anytime soon, ensuring that the need for workers in the technology field will continue to grow.
Where The Jobs Are: Information Technology Professional
July, 2009. Forbes.com. As the worldwide economic crisis grinds on, companies continue to hire information technology professionals. "Now more than ever, companies have to focus on efficiency," says Yazad Dalal, vice president of North American sales at the New York-based job search Web site Vault.com. read more »
IT Employment Prospects: Beyond the Dotcom Bubble Raymond R. Panko shows the short lived effect of the dotcom bubble on the market. But since the bubble bust, students have been shying away from IT. This has caused a massive shortage of qualified IT workers in the industry.
Visit the Information Systems Job Resource Center powered by After College for job postings. IT jobs on job sites CareerBuilder.com Dice.com Monster.com
Business Career Connections
Business Career Connections (BCC) office assists Business School
graduate students by developing partnerships with local employers. The
office facilitates introductions and provides personalized support in
the job search process.
Designed to supplement existing services available through the Career Center, BCC takes professional connections to the next level. It is a resource
for networking students with strategic employers in the business
community. Due to its relationships, BCC is constantly aware of
new-to-the-market job openings and can help connect students to
internships, part-time and full-time career opportunities.
Find information about Information Systems salary outlooks here:
HHS awards $83.9M to boost health IT, HealthCare IT News, June 2010
Occupational and Career Outlook for MIS Majors 2012-2018 (a white paper from Ken Laudon at New York University, Stern College of Business)
Top 10 Skills in Demand in 2010
In the Global Knowledge/TechRepublic 2010 Salary Survey, conducted at that end of last year, one of the questions put to respondents was "What skill set will your company be looking to add in 2010?" The skills listed by respondents include the perennial favorites: security, network administration, and Windows administration. Also included are virtualization/cloud computing and Web development. Meanwhile, an old favorite, business analysis, makes a come back. Here's the complete list, with the No. 1 skill listed being in the highest demand.