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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online general information technology degree often pursue entry- or senior-level technical specialist positions in a variety of IT-related fields.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Corporation
  • Educational institution
  • Government — local, state, federal
  • Health care organization
  • Manufacturing company
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Retail organization
  • Small business
  • Software development company
  • Web development company

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Computer forensic specialist
  • Computer operation specialist
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer specialist
  • Computer system technician
  • Database analyst/ administrator
  • Field service engineer
  • Help desk technician
  • Information technology specialist
  • Information system security analyst
  • Mobile application developer
  • Network engineer
  • Network specialist
  • PC support analyst
  • System service representative
  • Web developer

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

† Many IT-related positions require/prefer a certification (e.g., MCSE, A+/N+, PMP) along with a bachelor's degree. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.