American Sentinel University’s Online Information Systems Degrees Offer IT Professionals Skills Needed for Improved Job Security and Growth – Report: Biggest Employment Niche is for Computer and Information Systems Professionals –
AURORA, Colo.– January 25, 2011 –As unemployment numbers remain high, a recent study by Yahoo! Education named a degree in information systems as the sixth best degree for job security and good pay. As technology becomes a part of the fundamental infrastructure of modern business, more companies are increasingly relying on information systems to gather data and communicate internally and externally.
American Sentinel University’s information systems degree programs teach managers how to plan, coordinate, direct research and facilitate the computer-related activities of a business. A professional with a Master of Science in Information Systems can advance to careers in business application development and support, database administration and information technology management.
“Our newly redesigned M.S. Information Systems program helps the IT rank and file reach their potential as mid-level managers in the IT industry,” says Danette Lance, Ph.D., Dean, Computer Science and Information Systems/Information Technology at American Sentinel University. “At American Sentinel University our students have access to unique and compelling programs in high-demand industries like IT. We give students an enterprise perspective which becomes more and more important as professionals move up the ladder to become the most sought-after IT professionals on the job market.”
While there are no guarantees in today’s job market, a report in the Vancouver Sun found that one of the biggest employment niches is for computer and information professionals. The Department of Labor forecasts a 17 percent surge in jobs for information systems managers through 2018 and a degree in information systems clearly outperforms all others.
American Sentinel University offers both a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security (BS ISS) and a Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS – Security) to prepare students for the new information age so that they can to go into a company, access it for potential security breaches and plan for disaster recovery.
Is an Online Information Systems Degree Program Right for You?
American Sentinel University’s online Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) teaches fundamental business and information technology skills while allowing students to tailor the program with a wide selection of electives. The university’s information systems program offers electives in information management, security, geographic information systems (GIS) and Web design and development.
“Most of our technology degree programs would qualify graduates to work in various information systems careers which include high-growth earning potentials jobs in information science, management and security,” adds Dr. Lance.
Learn why employers put a premium on computer technology degrees at http://www.americansentinel.edu/blog/2011/01/20/it-security-degrees-offer-opportunities-high-pay/.
Not sure what computer technology degree track to choose? Visithttp://www.americansentinel.edu/online-degree/bachelor-degree-online/bachelor-science-information-systems_careers.php to see a comparison of the disciplines of Computer Science, Information Systems, Management of Information Systems and Information Technology.
Later this year American Sentinel University plans to introduce their new BSIT-Networking program that will give students the tools they need to be more marketable as diligent network administrators and analysts to keep their organizations moving forward.
For information about American Sentinel University’s online information systems bachelor’s degree and master’s degree programs, please visithttp://www.americansentinel.edu/online-degree/bachelor-degree-online.php and http://www.americansentinel.edu/online-degree/online-masters-degree.php or call 866.922.5690.
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About American Sentinel University
American Sentinel University delivers the competitive advantages of accredited Associate, Bachelor’s and Master’s online degree programs focused on the needs of high-growth sectors, including information technology, computer science, GIS,computer information systems, and business intelligence degrees. It also offers online health systems management and health informatics programs. The university is accredited by the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), which is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.