A degree in Information Technology from Hofstra University prepares you for a wide range of careers including computer and information system management, web and applications software development, network management and database programming. Among 2011-12 Zarb School of Business graduates who responded to an alumni survey, 96 percent reported being employed or pursuing graduate studies. They reported an average annual income of $48,868.These are some examples of the job titles and organizations for the Class of 2011-12:
- Data analyst, New York City Police Pension Fund
- IT risk consultant, Deloitte & Touche
- Technical support engineer, PTC, a software development firm
- Software developer, Kipany , an integrated marketing firm
- Information technology technician, First Island Financial
- Junior business analyst, MagnaCare healthcare network
Depending on the position, the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics projects the number of information technology-related jobs will increase by between 18 percent and 28 percent.
For more information about potential information systems careers go to:
- System Analysts: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos287.htm
- Network, Systems, and Database Administrators: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos305.htm
- Computer Support Specialists: http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos306.htm
General IT job postings can be found here:
*All data must meet a test of data integrity. The average salary and placement data reported for Hofstra graduates is determined by the level at which data may be deemed reliable (University wide, school, division or department) To see the alumni outcome reports in its entirety, and all available data, go to the institutional research page.