Choose a college
The following short article is written to provide general advice about online education and degrees, not just information specific to WGU. If you have specific questions about WGU, feel free to inquire online or speak with an enrollment counselor (1-866-225-5948).
A degree in IT (Information Technology) opens up a wide range of well-paying career options. Every industry needs certified technology specialists for network administration, security, Web design and more.
What can you do after you’ve earned your information technology degree online? IT jobs fall into three broad categories: administration, development and integration.
IT administration professionals develop, monitor, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade system networks and their components. Systems administrators often work closely with end users, so the ability to translate complex technical topics into “plain English” helps considerably.
IT Administrators Include:
If you enjoy writing code for computers, as well as developing, debugging, updating and administering programs used by computers, client and server devices, databases, websites, networks and more, consider a career in IT development.
Job titles include:
IT integrators work closely with the managers in organizations to integrate IT resources with an organization’s needs and requirements. They may evaluate IT performance and recommend changes. IT integrators also deal with IT security.
Job titles include:
Whatever your chosen field and career goals, an online IT degree will help you get there.
Send me more information about WGU and a $65 application fee waiver code.
By submitting you will receive emails from WGU and can opt-out at any time.
We're emailing you the app fee waiver code and other information about getting your degree from WGU.
Have questions about applying?Get application help from an Enrollment Counselor.Complete a request for more info and we'll contact you shortly.
You’re using an unsupported version of your browser..
You’ll still have full access to the site, but some functionality may be lost. For the best wgu.edu experience, upgrade your browser by following the links below.