Computer Information Technology
If maintaining computers and related technology is something you enjoy, Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Computer Information Technology major may be for you. In this program you’ll study how to manage servers, networks, routers and user accounts, as well as develop computer software. A unique program to the area, the Computer Information Technology degree will give you the latest tools and knowledge necessary to offer IT maintenance and support in your career.
Transfer-friendly program makes it easy to complete a Computer Information Technology bachelor’s degree after two years at another school.
Three state-of-the-art computer facilities provide you with advanced technology tools to facilitate a real-world learning environment. A Windows-based lab with 32 computers, a Linux lab with 21 workstations, and an advanced technologies research facility lab are available to Computer Information Systems students.
Excellent internship opportunities exist in the Fargo-Moorhead area at large organizations like Microsoft and startup companies like Myriad Mobile or Clifton Labs, to name a few. They’ll help you gain real-world experience before graduating and joining the workforce.
There are numerous ways for you to enhance your education outside of the classroom at MSU Moorhead, like conducting and presenting research at local, regional and national conferences.
MSUM’s computer science and information systems programs have state-of-the-art computer facilities providing hands-on experiences. These majors prepare you for jobs in computer science fields or to continue your education in graduate school. Here is just a sample of high-paying computer science and information systems careers that are predicted to have considerable job growth in the next 10 years.
Computer Science & Information Systems Related Careers
|Career||Job Growth (2021-2031)||Median Pay|
|Computer and Information Research Scientist||21%||$131,000|
|Information Security Analyst||35%||$102,000|