Demand for CIT professionals on the rise


November 28, 2018 - Riverside, CA

The fully online Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology degree program is designed to prepare students to enter a fulfilling and in demand career in some of the fastest growing occupations in California (Top 100 Fastest Growing Occupations in California, 2016-2026).

Careers as a Web Developer are one of the fastest growing occupations for California. The California Employment Development Department predicts that between 2014 and 2024 employment will grow from 24,200 to 35,900, which is a 48.3% increase. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology places graduates on the path to become a web developer or highly skilled professional in many other information technology careers.

Courses for the B.S. in Computer Information Technology instill the skills and knowledge in a wide range of computer technology disciplines; including, internet applications, programming, computer security and database management. Build the innovative skills in strategy, problem solving and critical thinking needed to enter the following occupations:

Occupation

Median Pay

Entry Level Education

National Job Growth

Web Developers

$66,130 per year

Bachelor’s degree

27%

Software Developers

$102,280 per year

Bachelor’s degree

17%

Computer and Information systems Managers

$139,220 per year

Bachelor’s degree

12%

Time and Flexibility

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology is a 48-major-unit program that can be completed in as little as 16 months. With classes offered fully online, any room can be a classroom. CBU Online courses are designed for the working professional so you can balance faith, family, career and educational goals. Students of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology program have access to 24/7 tutoring online, by phone or in-person appointments, which ensures students get the assistance they need when they need it.   

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology is $589 per unit for the 2018-2019 academic year. Several financial options are available for funding your education. The first step is to visit www.fafsa.ed.gov to fill out your FAFSA, and use CBU’s FAFSA School Code: 001125. Grants, scholarships, Veteran’s Benefits, employer tuition assistance, student loans and financing plans are available for those who qualify. Click here to view are Preferred Partnerships list to see if your employer partners with CBU Online to offer a tuition discount. Click here to view the Fast Track to Success program to see if your community college partners with CBU Online.

Want to learn more about CBU Online?

Click here to start your five steps to enrollment. CBU Online and Professional Studies offers 40 accelerated degree programs. The online bachelors, masters, and doctorate programs prepare students to live their purpose. Courses begin every eight weeks and are offered online providing convenience and flexibility for students. Don’t let time hold you back from your education and career goals! To learn more, attend an online information session, call 877-228-5657, or email cbuonline@calbaptist.edu.