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Computer science, information technology, security and digital media

Computer science, information technology, security and digital media

Enjoy being creative with accuracy and precision?

Like being presented with a technical problem and troubleshooting to find the solution?

Thrive on change and learning the newest technology and techniques?

Programs in this Career Community lead to careers in computer engineering, computer graphics, computer network administration, computer programming, computer science and engineering technology, computer technology, cyber security, digital video and media, music production, video game design, web design and transfer programs in these fields.

Critical skills and abilities

  • complex problem solving
  • critical thinking
  • problem sensitivity
  • reading comprehension
  • written communication

Technical skills and knowledge

  • computers and electronics
  • engineering and technology
  • mathematics
  • operating system software

Exploratory major

If you know this Career Community is the right fit for you but you’re unsure of your major, choose the computer science, information technology, security and digital media exploratory major to get started in the right direction. Your first 15 credit hours are applicable to all majors within this career community and you’ll get the experience to know which major is right for you. See admissions to apply.

If you are unsure if this Career Community is right for you, connect with career services to explore your options.

Careers table with wages info

Some local employers with jobs in this Career Community

Akron Children’s Hospital
BWX Technologies
Cleveland Clinic
Diebold Nixdorf
DRB Systems
Patriot Software
The J.M. Smucker Company
The Timken Company


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