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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online general information technology degree often pursue leadership, research, consulting or higher education faculty positions in the field of information technology.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Aerospace company
  • Community college
  • Corporation
  • Defense contractor
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Health care organization
  • Information technology consulting firm
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Technology firm

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Chief information officer
  • Director of information technology
  • Full-time faculty
  • Lead systems analyst
  • Senior consultant
  • Senior information technology manager
  • Systems administrator
  • Vice president of information technology

*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.

†Some jobs may prefer or even require certifications, such as PMP, CISSP, CCSA, etc. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.