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Why Study Information Technology?


When you study information technology, you will learn the design, development, installation, and implementation of all types of computer information systems and networks. Completing a degree in Information Technology from ETSU, gives you a sense of personal accomplishment, career satisfaction, and endless possibilities.

Possible careers that you might pursue when you have your degree in information technology include network engineer, systems administrator, security specialist, and computer forensic analyst. You might also specialize in distributed systems advancement, network development, and forensics research.

Our faculty believes that academic research and industrial software development require significant understanding of both large systems development and maintenance. For this reason you will learn to work in teams on projects that foster team work and group accomplishments, as well as enhance your individual ability and comprehension of the material. Because of the rapid change in technology and constant shifting in the corporate landscape, you will also come to understand the importance of life long learning and self-education as you develop as a professional.

If Computer Science is for you, visit our information technology program.


College of Business and Technology
East Tennessee State University
210 Sam Wilson Hall
PO Box 70699
Johnson City, TN 37614-0699
Phone: (423) 439-4289
Fax (423) 439-5274