Careers and Outcomes

Hone your skills and become an IT professional

Stay ahead of the latest trends and thrive in an evolving career field.

An IT degree builds your prowess in systems, data analytics, programming, web development, security and more.

Add business savvy, too. We're housed in the College of Business. You’ll get the managerial and administrative skills to become a leader at your workplace.

You’ll be a vital part of any company.

Where can you work with an IT degree?

Your degree prepares you for many types of jobs.

  • Business analyst
  • Cybersecurity analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Data analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Digital forensics analyst
  • Network architect
  • Penetration tester
  • Project manager
  • System administrator
  • System engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Software developer
  • Tech entrepreneur
  • Web developer

Work for prestigious employers

Our alumni work at many of the industry’s sought-after companies. Employers include:

  • The Boeing Company
  • Cerner Corporation
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Hallmark
  • Mastercard

At the annual College of Business career fair, over 200 companies come to campus to recruit students like you. 


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Potential wages


Computer and information technology professionals earned $86,320 annually in 2018.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Potential jobs


Job opportunities are expected to grow twelve percent over the next seven years.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Support for your job hunt

The Missouri State Career Center can help you jump-start your career. They have a list of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities.

Extend your education

Go farther with a master’s degree.

Missouri State has graduate programs in IT and similar fields.