Program Length: 36 months (may be completed in as little as 30 months)
Launch Your New Career in IT
You could get a better job making more money with a degree from CollegeAmerica
Do you love computers? Do you see yourself working with computer networks for a living? If so, a computer science degree from CollegeAmerica could help you get there.
Our bachelor's degree in computer science with an emphasis in networking and information systems security could help you kick off a rewarding new career that's growing—fast. By the year 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the computer networking and security fields will add lots of new jobs to the economy:
- Network and computer systems administrators: 96,600 new jobs!
- Information security analysts and computer network architects: 65,700 new jobs!
- Computer systems analysts: 120,400 new jobs!
- Computer and information systems managers: 55,800 new jobs!
- Database administrators: 33,900 new jobs!
What does this mean?
Businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies need you to earn your degree so you can help them build their information networks and secure them against threats!
What's more, jobs in networking and information systems security are high-paying. Here are just a few examples of how much money you could make:
|Job Title||Median Wage||Starting Wage|
|Network and computer systems administrators||$1,330.00 weekly; $33.30 hourly||$20.40 hourly|
|Information security analysts||$1,458.80 weekly; $36.40 hourly||$20.80 hourly|
|Computer systems analysts||$1,495.20 weekly; $37.40 hourly||$23.30 hourly|
|Computer and information systems managers||$2,226.80 weekly; $55.70 hourly||$34.30 hourly|
|Database administrators||$1,413.20 weekly; $35.30 hourly||$20.00 hourly|
At CollegeAmerica, we've designed our computer science programs to help you gain employment in today's growing job market. As part of your program, you'll learn sought-after skills in computer network communications, server administration, information storage, database programming, and security measures.
The amount of increased earnings varies by field and degree. Source: U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/p70-129.pdf (see Table 8).
All statistics were retrieved form the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition. See individual job titles for specific information.
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Total Courses: 49Total Credits: 180
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