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PhD in Information Technology Careers

What Can I Do With This PhD in Information Technology Degree?

Computer Systems Analyst1

A degree in information technology from University of the Cumberlands can set you up with a number of career opportunities in the fast-paced world of systems, networks and security. With your solid IT education, you’ll have the skills to pursue a career as a computer systems analyst that offers a median salary of $88,740 annually at a projected growth rate of 9 percent by 2026.

Computer and Information Systems Manager2

You could also throw your hat into the ring for an IT management position with the skills you’ll accrue while earning your degree. The need for qualified Computer and Information Systems Managers is projected to grow 15 percent over the next several years at a median annual salary of $135,800.

Computer Network Architect3

Or use your education as a springboard into the certifications necessary to land a job as a Computer Network Architect where the salary averages $109,020 per year.


  • Application Development Director
  • Computing Services Director
  • Data Processing Manager
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Information Technology Director
  • Computer Scientist
  • Control System Computer Scientist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • Systems Engineer

9 Percent  Projected Growth Rate for Computer Systems Analysts by 20261

1Computer Systems Analysts
2Computer and Information Systems Managers
3Computer Network Architects