Information technology (IT) is a booming industry in need of skilled professionals. At Cambridge, we prepare students to effectively work in IT by providing real-world, practical experience to set you up for long-term success.
Technology specialists are needed in every industry and that need will only continue to grow. That’s why pursuing a career in information technology opens the door to multiple industries and opportunities, no matter what specialty you choose.
Careers in IT often blend with other industries, such as education, healthcare and finance. From protecting patient data in a doctor’s clinic to building your own IT business, you’ll have a wide variety of careers to choose from.
At Cambridge, we set students up for success by providing hands-on experience and certification exam preparation. Some careers you can pursue through our programs include:
- Computer Networking
- Cyber and Network Security
- Data Management and Analytics
- Data and Project Management
- Health Information Technology
- Health Information Management
IT Career Profiles
Computer Network Architect
Any organization, healthcare or otherwise, requires an intricate network of computers and devices to run efficiently. These networks must be planned and built according to an organization’s specific needs. Computer network architects are responsible for building and maintaining these critical networks…
Computer Support Specialist
Every organization, whether in healthcare or another industry, requires the use of computer systems to complete daily tasks. Yet, where there’s a computer, there’s the potential for technical difficulties. As a computer support specialist, it’s your responsibility to assist those who have trouble using these computers, programs and networks…
Cyber Security Analyst
As technology evolves, security stays top of mind. How do organizations protect their critical data from cybercriminals who seem to learn new tactics every single day? Many choose to hire cyber security analysts for their IT team…
Every business, regardless of industry, collects data. For example, a retailer might collect data on product pricing, or a healthcare organization might collect data on patient care. What do they do with the data? As a data analyst, it’s your responsibility to answer that question…
Data Scientist Technician
Companies throughout every industry are relying on data to move their businesses forward. This requires someone to be responsible for obtaining and analyzing that data for the best results. That’s why these businesses are hiring data scientist technicians with specialized knowledge in big data…
Database administrators (sometimes called DBAs) create and organize systems that store data in logical, easily usable ways so data analysts and other users can access the information they need.
An ethical hacker is responsible for identifying weaknesses in systems, networks and technology assets. They report these weaknesses to their organization and give advice on how to make security patches and strengthen their defenses.
Health Information Management
Healthcare organizations are responsible for improving outcomes through patient information gathering and analysis. To do so, they must hire health information management (HIM) professionals with experience.
Health Information Technology
To enter the field as a health information technologist, you’ll need to know how to analyze patient information and data and accurately enter it into records and systems. Our Associate in Health Information Technology program teaches you how to record medical information, bill and code, protect critical data and more.
Information & Security Analyst
Cyber security is serious business. Fast changes in technology bring about new cyber security concerns, especially for organizations that use large amounts of data such as those in healthcare. Security specialists such as information and security analysts are critical to prevent cyberattacks and protect our sensitive information…
Network & Computer Administrator
As technology continues to evolve, many businesses must rely on networks to run their critical computer systems. Network and computer administrators are responsible for supporting these networks…
Network & Security Administrator
Organizations such as those in the healthcare industry must have networks of computers for communication and daily tasks. Unfortunately, these networks are highly susceptible to data loss due to cybercrime. To protect sensitive data, organizations hire network and security administrators tasked with securing computer systems…