QUIZ: What Type of Technology Degree Should I Get?
If you have a passion for programming, analytics and numbers, take our quiz and determine which career in Information Technology (IT) might be right for you!
The technology industry includes a variety of networking, data and computer support careers that are needed to keep organizations running smoothly. If you have a passion for programming, analytics and numbers, a career in technology might be right for you!
Technology Management: Incorporate management skills with knowledge of technology systems and operations to keep an organization’s technology up and running.
Is it worth completing a degree in technology?
Many businesses prefer candidates who have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience for entry-level positions. Earning a bachelor’s degree in IT can help advance your career as it shows that you are committed to your specific industry. Having your bachelor’s degree may also make you eligible for some promotions and further advancement in your career.
Many businesses also look for employees who have certifications in programs like MCP, Security+. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft and CompTIA. According to a study from CompTIA, 91% of employers believe that IT certifications are a reliable predictor of a successful employee.
Herzing provides opportunities for certification for seven sought-after technology certifications.
What can I do with my degree? What jobs pay the best?
According to a report by U.S. News & World Report, there is a growing demand for tech workers because of the increasing use of technology both professionally and recreationally.
It depends. If you’re interested in pursuing an associate degree, you can complete Herzing’s Technology Studies program in as little as 16 months. Following the completion of your degree, there are additional advancement pathways to continue your education.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2020. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.