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        Information Technology

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        Atlanta, GA
        AIU Atlanta
        Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Houston, TX
        AIU Houston
        Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Schaumburg, Illinois
        AIU Online Degree Programs
        Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs, Master in Information Technology/Security Programs
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        CTU - Colorado Springs
        Associate in Information Technology/Security Programs, Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs, Master in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Aurora, Colorado
        CTU - Denver
        Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs, Master in Information Technology/Security Programs
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        Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs, Master in Information Technology/Security Programs
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        Missouri College
        Associate in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Brooklyn Center, Minnesota
        Sanford-Brown College Brooklyn Center
        Associate in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Chicago, Illinois
        Sanford-Brown College Chicago
        Associate in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Henderson, Nevada
        Sanford-Brown College - Las Vegas
        Associate in Information Technology/Security Programs, Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Mendota Heights, Minnesota
        Sanford-Brown College Mendota Heights
        Associate in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Tampa, Florida
        Sanford-Brown College Online
        Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Orlando, Florida
        Sanford-Brown College Orlando
        Associate in Information Technology/Security Programs, Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs
        Seattle, Washington
        Sanford-Brown College Seattle
        Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs
        San Antonio, Texas
        Sanford-Brown College San Antonio
        Associate in Information Technology/Security Programs, Bachelor in Information Technology/Security Programs
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        Information Technology Security Program Profile

        • Program Focus
        • Student Life
        • Field of Interest

        Program Focus

        In our IT degree programs, students can learn a broad range of skills and concepts relating to the design and implementation of IT systems, along with applications programming, web development, and IT security. Degree specialization options are available for some program levels that allow students to focus on a particular topic of interest.

        Course topics may include:

        • Network and database administration
        • IT architectures
        • Computer forensics and ethical hacking
        • Data mining and warehousing
        • Server-side web programming

        Student Life:

        Students in our IT degree programs can benefit from the real-world perspective of our instructors, many of whom have experience in the fields they teach. Our curriculum also places emphasis on career-focused learning experiences that model the workplace.

        All schools have a Career Services department dedicated to helping students identify, clarify, and pursue their academic and professional goals.

        Finally, our schools’ Alumni Associations offer additional opportunities for students and graduates to make important connections—professional and personal.

        Field of Interest

        Computer Security
        Computer security is the area of information technology that deals with protecting databases, systems, data transmissions, and applications from vulnerability to attack or unauthorized access.

        • Key Traits: Creative problem solving, analytical skills
        • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree (entry-level).
        • Where Computer Security Is Needed: Financial services, government departments, private companies, non-profit organizations, technology development firms or consulting companies

        Projected Growth Through 2018**:
        135,500 new jobs, or 40% growth rate nation-widei

        **All job growth figures are estimates and based on national projections. Local markets will vary.

        The schools [or ‘universities, colleges, and institutions’] within the Career Education Corporation family do not guarantee employment or salary.

        i "15-1071.01 - Computer Security Specialists." O*NET Online. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Web. 27 Dec. 2010. http://online.onetcenter.org/link/summary/15-1071.01.

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        *Source: http://fcw.com/articles/2010/06/10/cybersecurity-biggest-risk.aspx

        Student Outcomes and Disclosures

        CEC schools do not guarantee third-party certifications. Certification requirements for taking and passing certification examinations are not controlled by CEC schools but by outside agencies and are subject to change by the agencies without notice to CEC schools. Therefore, CEC schools cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take certification examinations, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

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