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7/14/2013 11:29 am

Earning an IT degree presents such a wide variety of career options, it can be difficult to know which one to pursue. While your choice will depend a great deal on the skills you have and the work environment you prefer, chances are no matter what decision you make, there will be a positive job outlook. One thriving IT-career is that of a computer systems analyst, which is relied upon heavily in the business world.

7/10/2013 11:17 am

An online information technology degree lends itself to a number of career paths, but have you ever considered using it to get a job in health care? The industry is expected to see tremendous growth over the next decade as baby boomers continue to age and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act gives more people access to insurance.

6/15/2013 10:59 am

More companies are moving their IT functions online, which may have some with careers in information technology worried. IT professionals are experts in technology - is it possible that that will be the very thing that pushes them out of their jobs? Although publicly available cloud computing services and intuitive programs are making it easier for employees to use technology effectively, there are still plenty of reasons that companies are keeping their IT departments around.

6/1/2013 2:44 pm

Good news for anyone pursuing a career in information technology: IT salaries are on the rise. According to the 2012-2011 salary survey from Dice, a career website for technology professionals, IT has seen its largest annual salary growth since 2008.