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  • Allison Perkins

    Before you choose an IT degree, you need to decide what type of technology you want to grow your career in. If you enjoy working with the physical devices that carry internet into your home and to your computer, networking is the field for you. Network professionals move internet traffic through routers, modems and in and out of internal and external networks through buildings and across cities. The level of degree you pursue will help you move up in the field. At Bryant & Stratton, IT st...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    The information technology industry is constantly changing and evolving. While an IT diploma or degree is a powerful foundation for your future career, it's far from the only relevant item that you'll want on your resume. As an entry-level professional, it's crucial that you demonstrate your skills to potential employers. Lacking a long job history in the field, a collection of smart information technology certifications is the best way to highlight your employability. Check out these IT certifi...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    People who are interested in pursuing an IT career are often surprised to find that ethics in information technology is an area of study in college-level information technology courses. So why would someone who is studying to be a technology assistant or working towards a networking or security technology degree need to learn ethics? The answer to that question lies in examining the tremendous and growing impact information technology has on virtually all aspects of our lives and society as a wh...

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  • Allison Perkins

    IT studies at Bryant & Stratton have been restructured to help students graduate and be hired shortly after. The school’s diploma and associate’s programs were revamped last fall. Students now learn a foundation of computer technology, hardware and operating and information systems, and they can prove it. Each of the IT programs prepares students to sit for a certification, a credential that many employers desire more than a degree. “If you say you have a degree, an empl...

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  • Allison Perkins

    Most industries depend on computers as a critical component of their operations. For job seekers, that means there are a lot of different places you can find work in networking. How well you do, and how much you earn, however, is up to you. Depending on the employer, the job titles and job descriptions for network and computer system administrators can be interchangeable. The basic job titles for the industry, according to www.compnetworking.about.com are: Network Administrator: Responsible ...

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  • Deciding on a bachelor's degree
    Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Are you searching for the right degree to help you harness your future? There are dozens of options and a seemingly endless range of possible career paths. If you're struggling to find the best bachelor's degree for your needs, try considering what matters the most. Let your key personal goals guide you toward the degree that will serve you best. For Fast Job Placement If you're focused on finding a job as quickly as possible after graduation, you should choose a major that's in high demand. For...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    If you are exploring your career options, chances are you already know that information technology (IT) is a top-performing field in terms of job growth and income potential . So what sort of jobs can you expect to find in this sector? Here we've put together a list of some of the more popular IT job titles and roles. Network Architects Network architects, also called network engineers, design and build data communications networks, ranging from small inter-office networks to complex cloud in...

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  • Chris Ostrander

    Whether you're exploring options for a career change or for your first venture into career building, finding out where the highest demand will be in the job market is a smart place to start. That's because high demand for workers and rapid job growth adds up to great career-building potential, providing job security and advancement opportunities for talented workers entering the field. So without further ado, here are some of the fastest growing jobs for the future in Healthcare, Technology and ...

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  • Administrator

    If you're one of those lucky young people who knows exactly what you want to do with your life, then congratulations. However, these days, by the time people enter the collegiate realm, put themselves through school, or get a job to begin supporting their family - the career vision can evolve multiple times. Successful IT online training courses can transform a basic skill set or a general knowledge/interest into more specific and marketable abilities. Keep Ahead of the Game In a competitive jo...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Can’t think of the last time you did anything at work or home (and everywhere in-between) without some form of technology? That’s why the computer and information technology field is loaded with opportunity. From laptops, to phones, to games to home appliances, to cars, computer technology is everywhere. Since the computer technology market has a wide variety of jobs at varying levels of education and experience, it is definitely a field worth exploring. Not to mention, it has high s...

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  • Administrator

    The IT field is an exciting career path that offers a number of terrific opportunities to those with an education in IT Networking.  Careers in information technology can be exciting because technology is constantly changing. Plus the field is very diverse. Students in IT security training are learning different skills than someone earning a computer networking degree. The complexity and variety may be two of the reasons people are attracted to the field. But, how do you know if an IT care...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    For veterans, returning to civilian life can offer new opportunities. However, a common challenge as a result of the military to civilian transition is deciding which opportunities to pursue especially when looking for employment. Veterans have talents that make them great candidates for many different careers. It’s important for vets to evaluate their skills to find the right career path for them. If you are a veteran and considering returning to school, an information technology degree, ...

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  • Allison Perkins

    The Information Technology field is wide and varied, as are IT careers and what they pay. And best of all, the field is expanding. According the federal government, the number of available jobs is rising every year, faster than most other fields. A new graduate of Bryant & Stratton College’s Networking Technology or Security Technology associate’s degree programs will likely begin their career manning the IT desk at a company. There, they keep the computer systems running and hel...

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  • Administrator

    Technology related jobs are often considered to be only a “young person’s” game. While there is some truth to the under-lying preference for younger workers in at tech companies, there are still plenty of opportunities for older adults interested in IT security training or earning a computer networking degree. If you are passionate about technology, love to learn and don’t mind working your way up, a career in technology could be a good fit. Too often older adults are sc...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Bryant & Stratton’s information technology degree programs provide students with the foundation to start their career in the growing IT field. Information technology is embedded into virtually every aspect of modern life, from the way we communicate to the way our personal, business, and financial records are stored and transferred. As such, information technology careers are some of the fastest growing employment sectors worldwide. According to the US Department of Labor, 46 percent o...

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  • Administrator

    The realm of information technology (IT) is constantly evolving, which is why more students and professionals choose to complete their information technology degree online. There was a time when IT professionals could learn the skills they needed without a formal education. However, in the current market, an IT degree shows business owners, and clients, that an individual has the education, skills, and credentials proving s/he is a professional. Plus, online degree programs are a convenient cho...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Before you make the financial and energetic investment required to begin a degree program, it is a good idea to research the career fields that will open to you upon graduation. Things to consider include whether or not you will enjoy the work required of you, lifetime earning potential and projected employment opportunities over the course of the next decade or two. If you enjoy working with computers, troubleshooting problems, and being a hero for the day when you repair crucial computer and n...

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  • Bryant & Stratton College Blog Staff

    Professional associations can be a terrific resource for anyone starting out their career. An IT professional organization can also be a great way to keep up on changes in the industry. To find out more about the benefits of associations as well as other helpful information about starting an IT career, Bryant & Stratton College spoke with Barbara Viola, owner of VioTech Solutions and Co-Chair Chapter & Regional Support of the Association of Information Technology Professionals ...

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  • Administrator

    From hailing a cab to buying your friend coffee to tracking your sleep patterns, mobile applications have become part of nearly everything we do. This means the demand for mobile apps – and the professionals who create them – is on the rise. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of applications software developers is expected to grow 28 percent by 2020. As part of our commitment to offer our students the most current and in-demand d...

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  • Administrator

    Here at Bryant & Stratton College online, we have been undergoing some exciting changes, especially with our technology degrees.  Not only is this an exciting time for us, this is all an exciting time for any new student interested in a technology degree.  For the September enrollment, we are offering a new Technology Scholarship! The Technology Scholarship is available to new students (not previously enrolled in any academic program at the college) who enroll in one of our techno...

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