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Information Technology Careers

IT careers are evolving as quickly as our technology. Specialize in a certain product, cybersecurity, web development, cloud technology, among other areas.

Explore career opportunities and specific information technology programs below.

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  • IT Cloud Support Associate

    As more people use cloud storage and computing, the need to provide customer service grows. Learn the fundamentals of managing these operating systems to help businesses and customers alike.

    Notable fact:
    We are the first two-year college in the Midwest to offer this program!

    Program Information

  • IT Network Specialist

    Learn to administer, install, maintain and troubleshoot data and voice networks. You will also gain cybersecurity training on your way to a growing career.

    Earnings:
    Average wage reported by graduates within six months: $19.53/hr. (full and part time)

    Employers include:
    TDS, Lightman Technology, Juneau County, First Choice Dental

    Program Information

  • IT Systems Administration Specialist

    Systems administrators keep networks and workplaces running smoothly. You will become an expert in Microsoft systems and in managing maintenance and troubleshooting requests.

    Earnings:
    Average wage reported by graduates within six months: $20.55/hr.

    Employers include:
    State of Wisconsin, DeForest School District, Columbia County, TekSystems, UW Health

    Program Information
     

  • IT Cybersecurity Specialist

    Fight the battle against cybercriminals and scam artists by mastering virtual cyber defense strategies. Your training will also cover ethics and investigation practices.

    Earnings:
    Average wage reported by graduates within six months: $25.30/hr. (full and part time)

    Employers include:
    CDW Berbee, Department of Health Services, First Business Financial Services

    Program Information

  • IT Web Software Developer

    Most businesses and freelance professionals rely on having a good website. You will learn the fundamentals of designing interactive, secure websites and professional communication skills.

    Earnings:
    Average wage reported by graduates within six months: $24.97/hr.

    Employers include:
    American Family Insurance, TDS, UW-Madison, Suttle Straus, US Geological Survey

    Program Information

$28.14
Average starting hourly wages
(labor market info)
4,800
More than 4,800 job openings per year
in the Madison College district

Exciting careers in information technology are waiting for you at Madison College.

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Madison College Areas of Study: Information Technology
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All Information Technology Academic Programs

Degree: Certificate
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Degree: Associate Degree
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Degree: Certificate
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Degree: Apprenticeship
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Degree: Associate Degree
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Degree: Technical Diploma
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Degree: Associate Degree
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Degree: Certificate
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Degree: Associate Degree
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Degree: Certificate
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Degree: Career Pathway Certificate
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Degree: Apprenticeship
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Degree: Apprenticeship
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Degree: Technical Diploma
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Degree: Associate Degree
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Degree: Certificate
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Degree: Associate Degree
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Degree: Apprenticeship
Area of Study: Information Technology

Several industry-recognized certifications or credentials available

 

“I'm happy because Madison College allows me to play an active role in the fight against cybercrime.”
Julie J.
IT-Cybersecurity student