College of Applied and Technical Studies
www.kent.edu/cats


Contact Information

Fully Offered

  • Online
  • Ashtabula Campus
  • East Liverpool Campus
  • Geauga Campus
  • Salem Campus
  • Stark Campus
  • Trumbull Campus
  • Tuscarawas Campus
  • Twinsburg Academic Center 

Examples of Possible Careers*

Computer network support specialists

  • 6.4% faster than the average
  • 195,100 number of jobs
  • $65,450 potential earnings

Computer user support specialists

  • 8.0% much faster than the average
  • 687,200 number of jobs
  • $52,690 potential earnings

Computer and information systems managers

  • 10.4% much faster than the average
  • 461,000 number of jobs
  • $151,150 potential earnings

Information security analysts

  • 31.2% much faster than the average
  • 131,000 number of jobs
  • $103,590 potential earnings

Database administrators and architects

  • 9.7% much faster than the average
  • 132,500 number of jobs
  • $98,860 potential earnings

Computer programmers

  • -9.4% decline
  • 213,900 number of jobs
  • $89,190 potential earnings

Computer network support specialists

  • 6.4% faster than the average
  • 195,100 number of jobs
  • $65,450 potential earnings

Software developers and software quality assurance analysts and testers

  • 21.5% much faster than the average
  • 1,469,200 number of jobs
  • $110,140 potential earnings

Additional Careers

  • Computer network systems administrators

*Note

Source of occupation titles and labor data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.