Launch a career where business and technology meet.
- Median annual wage for computer and information technology professionals: $88,2401
- Computer information technology job outlook: 11% employment growth from 2019 to 20291
- U.s. news & world report named software developer, a career option for graduates, the #1 job of 20202
Develop the skills needed to succeed as a results-driven IT professional in Methodist University’s online program. You will focus on the business of technology to qualify for roles that include database developer, software engineer, and other titles that require business and technical acumen.
Our graduates have advanced into rewarding positions with Amazon, Google, SAAS, and other organizations.
As a database developer, you will work from core business requirements to develop intuitive data systems and safeguard sensitive information. Employers in finance, insurance, and many other sectors rely on database developers, and the employment demand will grow 10% from 2019 to 2029.3
Software engineers apply their programming and problem-solving skills to improve the technologies that power successful businesses. You will strive to ensure operating systems work flawlessly and connect companies with more consumers by refining mobile applications.4
Other careers in computer information technology our graduates can pursue:
- Business analyst
- Technical support professional
- User interface designer
- Technical IT trainer
- Accounts specialist
- Computer programmer
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Program Outcomes: Thrive in Business and Technology
Join the online BS in Computer Information Technology program to:
- Gain knowledge of computer science to harness technologies that spur business growth.
- Acquire the technical skills needed to begin a career in database development and related fields.
- Learn to solve business challenges by developing as a systematic problem-solver.
- Get an introduction to Java, C++, Visual Basic, and other programming languages.
- Develop as a well-rounded professional through a study of finance, accounting, and other topics.
Ensuring Your Success Beyond Graduation
From the moment you become a student at Methodist University, you’ll have access to the support needed to obtain career readiness skills, internships, employment, and other career opportunities. And you can tap into a wide variety of career services long after you’ve graduated.
Here are just a few examples of what you can expect for career support as a student or alumnus. You can benefit from all of them remotely.
Whether you need help with assessing your skills and defining your career goals or want a crash course in job searching, our staff can help.
MU Career Services is committed to empowering students with career readiness tools. Contact us for details about our signature programs, the MU Career Challenge and the Senior Seminar Series.
Learn how to respond confidently to general and behavioral interview questions while articulating your strengths with mock interviews.
Get feedback on how your resume and cover letters can stand out from the competition and showcase what you offer to organizations.
The MU Career Hub is your resource for job announcements, event registrations, and other Career Services information from the Office of Student Affairs. Join us each spring for the career fair. Stay up to date by creating a Purple Briefcase account today. You should also follow us on social media (Instagram and Facebook) for the latest job postings and event announcements.