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Title: COMPUTER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT NKU


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Artificial Intelligence Embedded
Systems Computer Graphics
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Hands-on Training Forensic Problem
Solving Programming Applied Technology
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Computer Systems Computer Security Computer
Architecture
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Web Database Administration Network Security
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Creativity Expression Information Analysis
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Design Maintain Troubleshoot Use
Technology
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Majors
  • Computer Science (CS)
  • For someone who is very good at math and likes to
    program
  • Math
  • Programming (Java, C)
  • Software Design and Implementation
  • Computer Information Technology (CIT)
  • For someone who prefers a jack-of-all trades type
    of degree
  • Networking
  • Web Design
  • System Security
  • Business Informatics (BIS)
  • For someone who prefers the management end
  • Business Oriented
  • Learn Management of computer departments

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Job Titles/Salaries
  • Computer Information Research Scientists
    84,530
  • Computer Programmers 64,510
  • Software Application Engineers 75,750
  • Software Systems Engineers 78,400
  • Support Specialists 42,640
  • Systems Analysts 66,180
  • Database Administrators 61,440
  • Network Administrators 59,140
  • Data Communications Analysts 62,060
  • Actuaries 85,730
  • Mathematicians 76,960
  • Statisticians 61,970
  • High School Teachers 46,790
  • Carpenter 36,920
  • Security Guard 21,520
  • Reference http//www.bls.gov/news.release/archive
    s/ocwage_04302004.pdf

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Job Outlook (by 2012)
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Myths and the Truth
"Despite all the publicity in the United States
about jobs being lost to India and China, the
size of the IT employment market in the United
States today is higher than it was at the height
of the dot.com boom". -- CNNmoney.com
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Tech Professional Hourly Pay hits Record High!
  • Data Manager - 45.06
  • CRM Project Manager - 62.01
  • Data Warehouse Architect - 69.03
  • Hardware/Firmware engineer - 59.34
  • .NET Developer - 45.77
  • Oracle Database Administrator - 55.82
  • Project Manager - 57.07
  • SAP Functional Consultant - 75.09
  • Source (2/6/2006) http//news.yahoo.com/s/zd/2006
    0206/tc_zd/170810

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Two Lists
  • In demand jobs (2004-2014)
  • Home health aides
  • Network systems and data communications analysts
  • Medical assistants
  • Physician assistants
  • Computer software engineers
  • Physical therapist assistants
  • Dental hygienists
  • Dental assistants
  • Personal and home care aides
  • Top 10 in demand bachelors degrees
  • Accounting
  • Business administration/management
  • Computer science
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Information sciences and systems
  • Marketing/marketing management
  • Computer engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Economics/finance

Other in demand jobs computer forensics expert,
computer engineer, information engineer, robot
programmer
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Some Local Employers
  • Convergys
  • General Electric
  • Premier Lease and Loan
  • Cinergy
  • Kroger
  • Medical Research Lab
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Alexander and Associates
  • Siemens Business Systems
  • SARK
  • Southwest Financial Services, Ltd
  • Northpointe LLC

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How to prepare?
  • Math courses
  • Computer courses
  • The ability to communicate is CRITICAL!
  • English and writing skills!!!
  • Well-rounded
  • Plan to attend college
  • Study for certifications (i.e. A)
  • Try it at home! (books, software)
  • Some colleges offer summer courses
  • Check out NKUs Computer Science Summer Workshop

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Opportunities
  • Scholarships
  • Greaves, Deans, Presidential, Distinguished,
    Computer Science, CINSAM
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Artificial Intelligence (neural networks, genetic
    algorithms, data mining, knowledge-based systems)
  • Computer Security
  • Database and Privacy
  • Co-ops and Internships
  • Programming and Mathematics Contests
  • Faculty who Care!

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New at NKU
  • New Faculty
  • 6 faculty have joined the department over the
    past 3 years
  • Expertise in Computer Security, Networks,
    Databases, Artificial Intelligence
  • New Equipment
  • Linux servers for course work and student
    accounts
  • Network facilities
  • Experimental labs
  • New College
  • College of Informatics
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Department of Business Informatics
  • Department of Communications
  • Communications
  • Media Informatics
  • Infrastructure Management Institute

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Just Miles Away But Light-years Ahead
cs.nku.edu www.nku.edu
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