Why Study IT?

Help Individuals, Organizations, and Communities Achieve More

In today’s society, information and information technology are ubiquitous and influence all forms of human activity.

  • IT professionals support the goals and cultures of the people and organizations they serve;
  • More than ever, organizations rely on IT to help them be more productive;
  • The number of IT jobs continues to grow;
  • IT jobs generally pay well;
  • IT jobs provide leadership challenges and opportunities, contributing to a satisfying career that lets you combine IT with your other interests.

Prepare for a Productive Career

The FSU IT program at the School of Information will prepare you to:

  • Enable others to get more from their technology
  • Organize information to get things done
  • Lead organizations in meeting IT and information needs
  • Plan and manage projects
  • Work with teams
  • Write for the Web and compose effective e-mails
  • Write technical documents
  • Teach others to use technology
  • Establish a habit of continuous learning

IT Careers Include

  • Information Architect
  • Network Administrator
  • Technical Editor/Writer
  • Usability Analyst
  • Content Manager
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Web Developer/Administrator
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Social Media Manager
  • Digital Media Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Chief Operations Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Data Officer
  • Information Technology Director
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst