Computer Information Technology Career Success

Why Computer Information Technology?

Countless businesses large and small need IT professionals with a breadth of technology skills to strategically align business needs with IT-related solutions.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, "all technology and computer-related fields are projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations, adding 286,600 new jobs between 2008-2018." With such high job prospects, a Computer Information Technology major will be prepared to work in a variety of well-paid career options, including:

  • Web developer
  • Mobile Application developer
  • Data analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • Web programmer
  • Security Specialist

Why Computer Information Technology at Champlain?

The extensive hands-on learning that takes place in the first two years of this program means that students in this major are highly sought after for paid internships and positions after their second year and have a variety of career options. Our graduates are working in areas like web development, e-commerce, networking, application development and support.

Champlain also has many existing relationships with companies throughout Burlington and Vermont, giving you access to jobs and internships in the area. We have a wide network of successful graduates in the Computer Information Technology major. For example, 100% of Computer Information Technology graduates from the Class of 2016 achieved career success within six months of graduating, 88% are employed and of them, 86% are employed in positions relevant to their career goals. 

Champlain Computer Information Technology Graduates Are Ready.

In addition to the extensive career-focused programs and support offered College-wide, each of Champlain's career-focused majors features learning opportunities and programs that help our students create highly marketable resumes.

Highlights include:

  • Learning a wide range of competencies in a flexible, market-driven curriculum that provides both a solid general foundation and a full range of specialist skills.
  • Gain experience working on technology projects at local IT firms and other businesses.
  • All members of the Computer Information Technology faculty are professionals in their field, which is an essential factor in our students getting the most cutting-edge education in the field possible.
  • Having wonderful internship opportunities where you'll gain extensive hands-on training.