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A picture of some blocks of codeThe U.S. Department's Bureau of Labor Statistics projects technology-related careers to have the highest percentage of job growth through the first decade of the 21st century. One third of the fastest growing jobs will be in information technology related fields. Job opportunities for computer software application developers and network systems administrators are expected to grow the fastest. The Bureau predicts a 100 percent increase in jobs requiring applications development and support and an 82 percent increase in employment openings for skilled networking professionals – occupations for which the Software Engineering program prepares graduates (also see our Information Technology Management degree program).

Software developer is ranked as one of the top six careers with staying power by Yahoo Education.

Students who graduate with a bachelor of science degree in Software Engineering will be employable in a variety of software-related jobs in the region, state, and nation, meeting the demands projected by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Among the job titles graduates can expect to acquire are:

  • Computer software engineer, application software
  • Computer software engineer, systems software
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Network systems and data communications analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Computer support specialist

 

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