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Employment with MITS

Networks are the lifeblood of modern business. The McClure School's Master's in Information and Telecommunication Systems program specializes in preparing the professionals who design and maintain those networks, with a curriculum that combines technology, business, and communications classes with hands-on experience. Our graduates work for

  • Insurance companies
  • Banks
  • Retailers
  • Government
  • Telecom service providers
  • Telecom equipment manufacturers
  • Consulting firms

Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 557,100 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $84,580 in May 2017, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $37,690: $81,100 is the median annual pay (2017) for network and computer systems administrators/$88,270 is the median annual pay (2017) for computer systems analysts at the Bachelors degree level.

Increasing demand for high-tech communication systems in all sectors of the economy, combined with the impending retirement of the baby boom generation, means that there should be many jobs available in ITS.

The McClure School and Ohio University offer numerous resources to help our students find jobs. In fact, the McClure School has one of the highest placement rates of schools in the Scripps College of Communication.

Recent MITS graduates are working for:

  • American International
  • AT&T Telecommunications Analyst
  • Azercell Telecom
  • BMB Group
  • Boeing Company
  • Chase Bank
  • Cincinnati Bell
  • Cisco Systems
  • Global Telecom & Technology
  • Honeywell
  • Interactive Data Systems
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Microsoft
  • Millicom International Cellular
  • NASA
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Netsmart Technologies
  • NiSource
  • Ohio University
  • OPNET Technologies
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Paladin Protective Systems
  • PowerNet Global
  • Progressive Insurance
  • PUCO
  • Queclink Wireless Solutions Ltd.
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • RSA
  • Tech Mahindra Ltd
  • The Bradford Group
  • The World Bank
  • Time Warner Cable-Midwest Region
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  • US Army
  • Verizon Business