Communications Technology Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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Since 1977, Keiser University has provided quality student-centered, career-focused education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions. Degrees are offered with a curriculum that is in pace with technology and workforce demand trends in business, criminal justice, health care, information technology and more. Our “one-class-at-a-time” approach allows busy students to focus on their education and balance the demands of work and family.

Programs:
  • Associate of Science in Information Technology

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Mt Sierra College was founded in 1990. For more than 25 years, the College has been known for its focus on effective use of technology, which has always been at the core of its educational mission. Mt Sierra College laid the foundation for its Bachelor of Science degree programs in 1994 and earned its accreditation in 1996. Leading edge programs in Media Arts, Network Communications and Information Technology prepare students for life-long careers. They acquire the cutting edge knowledge and skills that today’s industry demands, while learning in a caring and supportive environment.

 

Locations:  Monrovia, CA

Programs:
  • Network Communications
  • Information Security
  • Computer Information Technology

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Programs:
  • BS: Information Systems
  • MS in Information Systems -Technology Management

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What Is Communications Technology Management?

The growth of digital technology has changed the way people share content, drastically altering the fields of business and communications. Communication technology management bridges the gap. You may also hear it referred to under the larger umbrella of information and communication technologies (ICT). Why? Because in this digital age companies are diversifying and coming together. For instance, telecommunications companies now offer content, cable companies provide people with telephone services, and companies like Google, Yahoo! and eBay unite e-commerce, communications, and information services.

Communications Technology Degree

Since ICT combines so many fields, communications technology classes need to cover a variety of subjects. Therefore you may study basic technical models such as how telecommunications can give businesses a strategic advantage, or you might focus more on analyzing the current trends for new technology like satellite communications e-commerce. Your communications technology degree can lead to a range of careers, including many outside of the traditional IT fields:
  • Business analysis in venture capital or marketing trends
  • Business restructuring in sales or information systems
  • New product/new service design, analysis, and implementation
  • Policy and regulation in the ICT industries
  • Sales and marketing
These jobs span several industries, such as software companies, content firms, network companies, and regulatory agencies to name just a few.

Career Outlook and Potential Salary with a Communications Technology Degree

While job prospects and salaries do vary among the professions you can get with this degree, overall you should have excellent opportunities and good earning potential. Employment for computer software engineers should grow by 32 percent from 2008 to 2018. The average computer software engineer in systems software earns $96,620 annually, with the top 25 percent earning well over $100,000 a year. Similarly, employment for network systems and data communications analysts is among the fastest growing in the U.S. with a predicted 53 percent increase from 2008 to 2018. Employees in this field earn an average salary of $76,560 annually.