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Interested in IT, computer programming or software development? Now is the time to get started! Here's why...

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WHY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) & COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, & WHY NOW?


A recent report published by Learning House, an independent higher education authority and research firm, clearly states:

"The demand for well-trained information technology (IT) employees is projected to grow 12% from 2014 to 2024, which is faster than the national average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

There are currently 104,000 openings for computer programmers and software developers requiring a bachelor’s degree for entry that require less than two years’ worth of experience and have a median salary of $101,000.

The trend in the total volume of openings each month has been on the rise as well, growing from approximately 140,000 positions in March 2014 to 178,000 in February 2016.

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Source: Graphic and excerpt taken from "Growth Opportunities in Higher Education: Degrees and Alternate Pathways" | learninghousedotcom


It is vital that the computer science programs of the future not focus solely on the theory of computer science and programming, but also teach the practical skills needed in the workplace to ensure the next generation of programmers is being minted."

It has long been a practice and belief by those of us at ABTU that practical skills and industry knowledge is the best way to fastrack our students toward a promising career in a stable and growing field or occupation.

 

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