Some IST students go on to careers as business consultants, where they use technology to solve problems at businesses and make organizations run more smoothly. Others go to work as software and Web developers, creating IT solutions for businesses and government organizations. Still, other students pursue jobs within a wide array of technology-oriented career options in marketing, research and development, and other areas where technology is used.
Students can choose from among several options, including management, analysis, design, integration, or networking career options.
Graduates of the College of IST have been hired in many segments of the labor market such as consulting, defense contracting, government agencies, manufacturing, financial services, and insurance industries. Careers can include IT project managers, system analysts, human-computer interaction designers, network administrators, and database designers.