Career Preparation – BS in ITS

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Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems senior Ashriel Gilliland speaking with a corporate representative at a UT Dallas career fair

Transform from a student to a professional.

The Jindal School actively supports the development from student to professional. The Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems program, the school’s dedicated Career Management Center, the Business Communication Center, and more, are available to help you distinguish yourself on the eve of your career.

As per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) employment of computer and information occupations are projected to grow and add new jobs. The demand for workers in these occupations will be driven by the continuing need for businesses and other organizations to adopt and utilize the latest technologies.

Information Technology and Systems professionals work in all industries such as banking and finance, telecommunications, manufacturing, government and public service, health care and transportation.

Job Positions in Information Technology and Systems

ITS professionals hold various positions within an organization.

bachelors in information technology and systems job title paths
Job titles include systems analysts, application and software developers, consultants, data analysts and chief information officers (CIOs).

Selected Job Titles and Descriptions

Analysts study business problems and implement systems to solve them.

Chief information officers are senior executives responsible for computer and information-processing operations within their organizations.

Consultants analyze problems and change business processes.

Application developers develop software to gather and store data.

Data analysts extract and analyze organizational data.

Project leaders organize a team of analysts, programmers, and others to create innovative solutions.

Certifications for Information Technology and Systems Majors

Listed below are several recommended certifications that ITS students can pursue outside of the classroom. The courses listed for each certification are beneficial as you pursue that certification and are not intended to be the only instruction needed for that certification. All certifications listed require additional instruction as listed on each of their websites.


CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Securities+

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

  • Recommended AWS Knowledge:
    Recommend candidates have at least six (6) months of experience with the AWS Cloud in any role, including technical, managerial, sales, purchasing, or financial.
  • Recommended General IT Knowledge:
    Candidates should have a basic understanding of IT services and their uses in the AWS Cloud platform.
  • ITSS 4370

CompTIA Cloud+

Certified Associate in Project Management

Resume Templates

For resume guides and templates, please visit the Jindal School’s Career Management Center’s Resume Guidelines page.

Student Testimonials

Jonathan Niere

Jonathan Niere, BS’17

Consulting Staff, Moss Adams

The most valuable aspects of the ITS program at UT Dallas are its quality education and curriculum. 
Preetha Venkatesh

Preetha Venkatesh, BS’20

Intern (completed), The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation

As an ITS major, I have taken both business-intensive and technology-intensive courses. I am also thankful for the thorough support and guidance of the faculty. 
Adam Perry

Adam Perry, BS’18

Sr. Account Systems Engineer, Dell EMC

As a full-time IT professional with more than 20 years of experience, I have a unique perspective compared to most undergraduate students. 
Ashwin Vaithianathan

Ashwin Vaithianathan, BS’19

As a transfer student, I reached out to the ITS Department at UTD, and they were always willing to help me with any questions and concerns that I had. 
Ann Mathew

Ann Mathew, BS’18

Staff Consultant, A-Lign

ITS is the perfect balance of technical skills and management skills, and a degree from JSOM equips you with the technical skill set you need to stay one step ahead in today’s fast-paced world. 
See all Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Systems Student Testimonials
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