Computer Science and Information Technology

Career Guide

The field of computer science and information technology consistently invents, designs, and repurposes technology to solve complex problems in computing for business, science, medicine, and others. Computer science is the scientific and practical approach to the computation and design of systems. Information technology is the design, development, application, implementation, support, or management of computer-based information systems.

Designing your major

Your major may be indirectly or directly related to your career choice, and it’s only one of many pieces to finding a good career fit. There are many majors that are related to computer science and IT, including:

Learn about careers in the field

  • Computer & Information Research Scientists
  • Computer & Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Network Support Specialists
  • Computer Programmers
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Data Scientist
  • Database Administrators
  • Document Management Specialists
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Network Administrators
  • Network & Computer Systems Administrator
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Video Game Designers
  • Web Developer
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