5 Jobs You Can Land With A Business Information Technology Degree

Business Information Technology is the backbone to just about every successful business in every industry. No matter if it’s retail, agriculture, construction, education, healthcare, or finance, your BIT degree makes you a highly sought-after candidate. The ball’s in your court, so you can choose the business technology job that fits both your skillset and interest.

Here are five of the hottest, most promising BIT jobs around.

  1. Software Architects build and design software. This can be a small departmental program or a company-wide human resources system.
  2. Systems and Network Trainers maintain computer and network systems. They set up operating systems and make sure they work correctly without any glitches.
  3. Support Specialists keep the technology side of business up and running—fixing network issues and even employee computers.
  4. Quality Assurance (QA) Managers ensure product, program or system quality, and oversee testing before anything new is released or published.
  5. Systems Analysts work closely with business leaders to make smart technology decisions. They analyze data and results, research new technology, set up, and manage newly adopted systems.

Other related job titles include eCommerce Developer, Enterprise Systems Manager, Information Resource Manager, Technology Consultant. These are just a few examples of the many opportunities in today’s expanding BIT job market—titles and responsibilities may vary, of course.

BIT vs. IT

Business Information Technology JobBusiness Information Technology (BIT) and Informational Technology (IT)  may sound similar, but there are actually some key differences. The main difference is that BIT focuses on business processes using technology, where IT focuses on the actual technology. For BIT, think software, data analysis, critical thinking and communication. IT falls more along the lines of programming and operating systems… sometimes even hardware.

Picture yourself… with a career in BIT

With an associate of Business Information Technology degree from the University of Cincinnati Online, you position yourself to pursue a broad spectrum of careers. Whether you are seeking an entry-level position or want to advance your current career, earning an Associate Degree in Business IT helps you achieve your goals.

Your business information technology courses prepare you for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exams. MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office suite of business productivity applications. This certification gives both job applicants and employees proof of your productivity and, therefore, a head start for jobs and promotions.

Our online Associate program combines professional skills training with relevant curriculum designed to help you develop a solid foundation of business information technology knowledge. Ultimately, this online program provides you with skills in software proficiency, communication, critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving. Don’t put your career off any longer. Good luck—we can’t wait to see you online!

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