Difference between information systems and information technology and their career path?
Hello everybody! I want to pursue a career in the computer field, but I am not sure which career path to follow. Would you please tell me more about Computer Information systems and Information technology, and their career path? I would like to be a computer technician/ Network administrator. I am a more hands on computer person/ technical person, I am more into building computers, fixing them, install software, replace hardware, clean them etc. Which career path should I follow Information technology or computer information systems. Please help me so I can choose the right degree. Thank you so much for taking time reading this, have a good day!
Asked By: Harold - 12/19/2012
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Info Sys, Info Tech and Computer Information Systems are pretty equivalent majors and as others have mentioned you will need to look at the underlying classes to determine which one better suits your needs. Colleges have latitude in these degree titles and the underlying courses so each school will be different on the... More
Answered By: Richard L - 12/20/2012
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It really depends upon the individual school's curriculum. If your passion is networking and system administration, there are programs available that focus specifically on that as well... More
Answered By: Megan, WorkLife Careers - 12/19/2012
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