Computer Science and Information Technology

Career Guide

The field of computer science and information technology consistently invents, designs, and repurposes technology to solve complex problems in computing for business, science, medicine, and others. Computer science is the scientific and practical approach to the computation and design of systems. Information technology is the design, development, application, implementation, support, or management of computer-based information systems.

Designing your major

Your major may be indirectly or directly related to your career choice, and it’s only one of many pieces to finding a good career fit. There are many majors that are related to computer science and IT, including:

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  • Computer Scientist
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Data Scientist
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In this field, some common graduate school programs may include Data Science, IT Management, Bioinformatics, Human Computer Interaction, Instructional Systems Technology, and many more!

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