Program Length: 36 months (may be completed in as little as 30 months)
Help Set up and Secure Computer Networks
You could get a better job making more money with a degree from Stevens-Henager College
Where do you see yourself in the future? If it's in a fast-growing technology career, then a computer science degree from Stevens-Henager College could help you get there.
With your degree in computer science and an emphasis in networking and information systems security, you could start a rewarding new career that's high in demand. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects significant growth for computer networking and security jobs by the year 2020:
- 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 for you?
Employers need you to earn your degree so you can help them improve their information systems and protect them against unauthorized access!
What's more, jobs in networking and information systems security pay very well. Here are just a few examples of what you could earn:
|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 Stevens-Henager College, our computer science programs have been designed to help you gain employment in today's IT job market. Your emphasis in networking and information systems security will teach you valuable 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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