Information Technology

Are you interested in helping organizations achieve their objectives by planning, designing, building and administering information systems? Studying Information Technology at York will prepare you to work at the interface between people and computer technologies. The School of Information Technology offers a variety of programs aiming at helping you become a versatile business-aware IT professional.

Career Options in Information Technology

This list is not exhaustive but it provides a solid idea of what fellow graduates have gone on to do and what potential careers an Information Technology degree can offer. Some options are more directly associated with specific areas of Information Technology than others.

  • Application Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Client Support Specialist
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Architect
  • E-Commerce System Developer
  • Enterprise/Solution Architect
  • Entrepreneur
  • Functional Consultant
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information System Auditor
  • Information Technology Analyst
  • Information Technology Consultant
  • Integration Specialist
  • Interaction Designer
  • IT Department Manager
  • Network Administrator
  • Operations Manager
  • Product Developer
  • Product Manager
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Project Manager
  • Researcher
  • Software Development Manager
  • Software Architect
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Designer
  • User Experience (UX) Researcher
  • Web Designer

Some of these career choices may require additional education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential education or professional formative courses and exams. For a more in-depth description of some of the careers mentioned above visit Career Cruising (login information can be found on the home page of the Career Centre's online system) or the National Occupational Classification website.