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11/20/2013 9:51 am

A rapidly growing career in information technology is that of health informatics. These IT professionals use their skills to organize and manage health information data used in hospitals and physician's offices across the nation. The increasing reliance on Electronic Health Records means that IT professionals are needed to streamline medical care and automate manual processes. If you're thinking about earning a degree in health informatics, here are four facts you need to know about this career:

10/11/2013 11:06 pm

Have you considered becoming an IT consultant? This career in information technology is becoming much more in demand as companies look for ways to cut costs while simultaneously receiving the IT support they need. For anyone with an interest in information technology, consulting can be an exciting career path because it allows for much more flexibility than the typical corporate environment.

8/2/2013 2:15 pm

Becoming IT-certified is not necessarily required once you have earned your IT degree, but it can certainly go a long way towards helping you have a successful career in information technology.

7/16/2013 3:31 pm

If you are considering a career in information technology because you always loved video games as a kid, software development is a career path that you should look into. With fast employment growth, high salaries and the ability to engage both the analytical and creative sides of your brain, software development is one of the most exciting career paths available for people with IT degrees. Who knows? You may just create the next social media craze.