Information Technology Infrastructure

About the Major

A major in Information Technology Infrastructure (ITI) prepares you for a career in the thriving field of information technology. ITI coursework blends knowledge areas from math, science, computer science, and information technology infrastructure. Students in the program gain knowledge and skill in the areas of network and systems administration, database administration, while learning how to analyze business processes, understand business objectives, and design, construct, and manage technology operations within an organization. Read more about the major.

Common Entry Level Job Titles

  • Network Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Technology Analyst
  • Technology Consultant
  • Technology Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Warehouse Manager
  • IT Operations Manager
  • Security Specialist
  • Systems Administrator

Types of Employers

  • Computer systems service providers
  • Educational institutions
  • Telecommunications companies
  • Securities and commodity exchanges
  • Government agencies
  • Healthcare organizations

Salary and Employment Statistics

See the employment and salary page for statistics on the most recent graduates and previous years.

Top Career Resources

  • Dice
    Search over 60,000 tech jobs nationwide, listed by location or skill. Also includes career news and discussion boards
  • Association of Information Technology Professionals
    Educational conferences, publications and networking information
  • Ladders
    Database of high paying jobs in the technology field, among many others

Additional Resources

In addition to these resources we recommend the following strategies to locate more information about careers related to your major:

  • O*NET and Careerwise. These tools provide comprehensive information about a wide range of careers including typical duties, salaries, employment outlook, skills and interests.
  • Locate professional associations related to your major or career interests by conducting a Google Search on “(Name of major/career area/industry) professional associations.” Try these keywords: information, technology, infrastructure, IT, database, cyber-security, management, development
  • Get involved in one of the many industry-related student groups on campus. These groups provide links to experiences, guest speakers, and discussion with like-minded students.