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CONTACT FOR THIS PROGRAM:

Greg Differding

Phone: (619) 660-4039

 

Computer & Information Science

CAREER OPTIONS

Jobfox Report

According to a Jobfox report (The Top 25 Most Wanted U.S. Job Candidates: May 2008), salaries have lowered in the past few years, but there is still demand for Information Technology professionals. IT jobs in the top 25 included:

  • Software Design/Development
  • Networking/System Administration
  • Technology Executive
  • Testing/Quality Assurance
  • Database Administration

HOTTEST IT SKILLS

Careermag.com says the seven hottest IT skills for 2008 include:

  • Web 2.0 Development (AJAX, PHP, & Microsoft's .Net Framework. Flash programmers are also in high demand.)
  • Security
  • Troubleshooting/Technical Support

COMPUTER & INFORMATION CAREER OPTIONS

  • Communications Specialist
  • Computer Game Programmer
  • Computer Graphics Designer
  • Computer Hardware Specialist
  • Computer Help Desk Technician
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Computer Software Technician
  • Cyber Café Owner
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Specialist
  • Information Specialist
  • LAN/WAN Manager
  • Manufacturer's Representative
  • Multimedia Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Consultant
  • Network Control Technician
  • Network Training and Support Specialist
  • Sales and Service
  • Software Consultant
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Telecommunications Technician
  • Training Specialist
  • Virtual Reality Developer
  • Web Master
  • Web Page Designer

Options if you have a CIS Bachelor's Degree or higher

  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Computing Analyst
  • Database Manager
  • Information Systems Programmer
  • Network Analyst
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Scientific Programmer
  • Software Engineer/Designer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Programmer
  • Telecommunications Programmer
  • Telecommunications Technical Engineer

For more career information talk to the Cuyamaca Career Center.

 

Career Technical Education

This web site is supported by Carl D. Perkins VTEA IC funds through the System. Office, California Community Colleges,
Grant #08-C01-020

Revised  August 19, 2013
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