According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 75% of all jobs require training beyond high school.

How are you going to get there?  What are your options?

If you are disciplined, detail-oriented, skilled at problem resolution and an effective communicator the Pitt-Titusville Computer Technology Associate Degree program is for you!

 

Why Does a Degree in Computer Technology Matter?

The world of computers and computer technology is changing so fast, that an associate's degree in computer technology is a good way to the get skills and training needed to enter the field.  The Computer Technology program will serve as entry level access to a variety of professions or as prerequisites to baccalaureate programs.  

 

What Societal Need Does it Fill?

In today’s world, almost every aspect of our daily social and business activities are technology driven.  Over the years, technology has significantly changed the way people communicate.   As more businesses and educational institutions use technology to communicate, society seems to have accepted, if not embraced, the increased role technology now plays in everyday life.

 

Is there a Demand in this Field of Study?

Yes!!!!  Computer technology jobs are growing as more companies rely on technology for daily business and find that they need employees to help manage, develop, and implement software, hardware, and web designs. Jobs range from working with or developing software, to designing websites, to ensuring a company's data remains secure, and much more.

 

What Career Opportunities are Available?

An associate’s degree in computer technology may qualify a graduate to pursue employment as a network administrator or web master.  A wide variety of career paths exist such as: programming, network management, information security, information systems and information technology, software development, database management, web development and electrical engineering.

 

Are Internship Opportunities Available?

Internships opportunities for computer tecnology students attending the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville are available for students who qualify.  (QPA qualifications must be met, as well as number of credits earned.) See internship requirements for information on completing the internship for this major.

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