Information technology (IT) workers are used in most types of organizations. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, "In the modern workplace, it is imperative that Information Technology works both effectively and reliably."1
One IT area is software development technology, which involves developing the many different kinds of software applications and systems that make computers work. Needs in this area change quickly with evolving technology.
The Software Development Technology program in the School of Information Technology at ITT Technical Institute is designed to help students develop knowledge and skills that they can use to pursue entry-level positions involving computer software development. The coursework involves a combination of practical programming techniques and problem-solving skills. Areas of study include logical and algorithmic analysis and design, object-oriented programming and relational databases, programming languages and development tools, web scripting and programming, web services and applications, software development lifecycles, and business and ethical impacts on software development practices.
Graduates of this program may begin their careers in a variety of entry-level positions involving software development skills, such as application developer, junior programmer, web applications developer, database developer, software support technician and software tester.
1Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 edition.
This program is available at the following campuses. Please select a campus to learn more about this program.