Program Length: 36 months (may be completed in as little as 30 months)
Get a Better Job in the IT Field
You could launch a rewarding career making more money with a degree from California College San Diego
Are you fascinated with technology? Are you interested in starting an exciting new career where you can help build, maintain, and secure computer networks? If so, a computer science degree from California College San Diego could help you do it.
Our bachelor’s degree in computer science with an emphasis in networking and information systems security has been designed to help you launch a fast-growing IT career. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics the computer networking and security industries will add hundreds of thousands of new jobs to the economy by the year 2020:
- Network and computer systems administrators: 96,600 new jobs!
- Information security analysts and computer network architects: 65,700 new jobs!
- Computer systems analysts: 120,400 new jobs!
- Computer and information systems managers: 55,800 new jobs!
- Database administrators: 33,900 new jobs!
What does this mean for you?
Companies need you to get your degree so you can help them set up their information networks and protect them against hackers and other cybercriminals.
In addition, these IT jobs pay very well. Here are just a few examples of what you could make:
|Job Title||Median Wage||Starting Wage|
|Network and computer systems administrators||$1,330.00 weekly; $33.30 hourly||$20.40 hourly|
|Information security analysts||$1,458.80 weekly; $36.40 hourly||$20.80 hourly|
|Computer systems analysts||$1,495.20 weekly; $37.40 hourly||$23.30 hourly|
|Computer and information systems managers||$2,226.80 weekly; $55.70 hourly||$34.30 hourly|
|Database administrators||$1,413.20 weekly; $35.30 hourly||$20.00 hourly|
At California College San Diego, our computer science programs are career-focused. Your emphasis in networking and information systems security will help you learn the knowledge and skills you need to gain employment in today’s job market, such as: computer network communications, server administration, information storage, database programming, and security measures.
The amount of increased earnings varies by field and degree. Source: U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/p70-129.pdf (see Table 8).
All statistics were retrieved form the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-2013 Edition. See individual job titles for specific information.
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Total Courses: 49Total Credits: 180
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