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‎Computer Science: Careers

Resources for Students of Computer Science

Rollins Career Development Resources

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Computer Science Career Outlook

Computer and Information Technology Career Paths

This information is taken from College Board's annual publication, Book of Majors:

Major Career Paths

Computer forensics

digital forensics examiner/analyst
computer forensics technologist
information systems security officer
systems analyst
system engineer
database analyst
computer forensics associate

Computer programming

computer programmer
web developer/administrator
database administrator
network administrator
help desk operator
PC support/technician
network support/technician

Computer science

senior programmer
systems analyst
network administrator
database manager
software developer
financial analyst

Game design

game designer
game artist
game producer
game tester
game sound designer

Information systems

systems analyst
trainer/consultant
database administrator
information systems manager
applications programmer

Information technology

IT project manager
tech support
network admministrator
web developer
website administrator
information security analyst
database administrator
applications developer
software tester

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Certifications

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