The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and/or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics, bioinformatics, and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.
We are quickly becoming a model of growth and success for IT education. Having industry partnerships with companies such as IBM, CISCO and other local IT businesses, we are poised to prepare students for successful employment in Graham/Burlington and surrounding areas including Raleigh, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem. Not only that, but the foundation we instill in our students prepares them for success as IT professionals anywhere in the nation or world.
Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to:
Graduates qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information.
We have a growing success rate of students obtaining full-time, part-time, internship, and apprenticeship opportunities. Some of the employers our students have obtained employment with include:
Entry-level range: $45,600 – $50,900 per year
With five years’ experience: $47,400 – $52,000 per year
(contingent on economy and geographic location)