Which IT Major should I choose?
Haha I know this is a little stupid, but I'm trying to gather information from all possible sources, I'm trying to choose my college major, I know I want a major in Information Technologies but I'm not entirely sure which field I want to go for yet. I'm more or less choosing between a PC Technician or Computer programming degree, though I am also considering going for System Administration specialist. I like the idea of a Technician job because I'm pretty interested in the inner workings of computers, and there seem to be a fair amount of accessible jobs with this degree. However I think I may be able to have a more successful career as a programmer or systems administrator. Basically I'd like an opinion on which degree would offer the most job opportunities and which would be most lucrative. To Clarify: - I'm starting with a two year degree program and then expanding into a 4 year program later. However I would like to be able to secure a job with my two year degree. - In the two year programming classes I would be learning C++, JAVA, Visual Basic, and some ASP.NET (which I've gathered is important for a lot of positions). I have only a slightly above average understanding of computers and programs, but I would learn everything I needed to know in these college programs. Thanks for any advice or insight.
Asked By: Ichigo - 11/17/2012
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I really think you should think about what you want to do before you sign up for either programs... More
Answered By: Igotreported - 11/18/2012
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For long term career prospects, I'd go with programming or systems administration. They will make more money in the long run and give your greater upward mobility. The other guy's post was extremely long winded and made a not to it being a male dominated industry, but that's only because men like the profession more, I... More
Answered By: ThatSmartBoy - 11/18/2012
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