Professional Studies – IT Career Focus

Start Your New IT Career With Cambridge

The information technology (IT) industry offers many unique career paths for students, including everything from project management to network security. To help you reach your IT career goals, Cambridge offers many IT programs that will prepare you for the field.

The IT Industry Is Growing Fast

Technology continues to evolve each day. Every organization, from hospitals to business offices, needs IT professionals to protect their networks, troubleshoot computer systems and manage IT projects.

As a result of this need, IT careers are growing fast. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, IT occupations are expected to grow by 13% between now and 2030, which is faster than average for all other occupations.

High-Demand IT Occupations You Can Prepare for at Cambridge

Computer Networking

Computer networks are the tech backbone of any business. And computer networking specialists are responsible for building and maintaining them. Our computer networking programs prepare you for a wide range of career paths, including:

  • Network Technician
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • Junior Network Administrator
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Wireless Network Technician

As mentioned earlier, computer and IT occupations are projected to grow by 13% between now and 2030. This is faster than average growth for all occupations.

Available Programs

Network Security

As technology continues to advance, so do the security vulnerabilities threatening our data and networks. Network security professionals are tasked with protecting these networks from cyber attacks and misuse.

Some of the careers you can prepare for in network security include:

  • IT Support Technician
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • Cyber Analyst
  • Security Operation Center Analyst

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this career path is seeing rapid growth. For example, the information security analyst career is expected to grow by 33% between now and 2030 which is much faster than average.

Available Programs

Data Analytics

Data professionals analyze data that help move organizations forward. They wrangle important data and extract insights from it organizations can use to make better decisions. Some of the career paths you can choose from include:

  • Data Analyst
  • Data Analytics Consultant
  • Data Science Technician
  • Healthcare Data Analyst

Known also as research analysts, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects these career paths to grow by 25% between now and 2030, much faster than average for other occupations.

Available Programs

Project Management

Project managers spend their time managing critical projects on behalf of their organizations. Our programs prepare these individuals for successful careers in both project management and data project management.

According to the most recent data published by the Project Management Institute, the project management-oriented labor force is expected to grow by 33% between now and 2027.

Available Programs

Professional Career Placement Starts on Day One

Prospective students meet with a career services advisor during the admissions process. Our advisors strategically guide students through the tech industry job search. 

We can help you with virtually everything you need to know—how to identify opportunities in your area of expertise, how to present yourself, and how to sell your skills and abilities. We can also help you build a professional resumé that will set you apart.

Start Your IT Career Here With Cambridge

Cambridge can help you reach your IT career goals. To learn more about our IT programs or to get started today, give us a call at 877-206-4279 or send us a message.