Information Technology & Communications

Become part of an ever-changing and growing technology and communications field. Students talk about their Information Technology & Communications programs - watch the video!
Watch Video

Enter into the growing and ever-changing IT and communications fields. Professions in this cluster range from computer hardware engineers, software developers, and networking specialists, to social media managers, content developers and marketing technologists.

On Campus Programs

2020–2021 Information Technology & Communications Career Outcomes

Hands-on curriculum, co-op/internship experiences, and industry partnerships lead to successful outcomes.

  TOTAL DEGREES % EMPLOYED OR CONTINUING EDUCATION AVERAGE SALARY
Computer Networking & Information Technology 25 95% $55K
Computer Science 47 100% $64K
Digital Marketing Technology 9 100% $40K
Information & Communication Technology 47 100% $51K
Professional Communication & Emerging Media 15 100% $37K

Partial List of Employers

   
  • 3RT Networks, LLC
  • Akamai Technologies
  • Alliant Energy, Inc.
  • Church Mutual Insurance Company
  • Cigna
  • Cisco Meraki
  • Epic
  • Everi Holdings
  • Grainger
  • Heartland Business Systems
  • Hutchinson Technology Inc.
  • IDEXX Laboratories
  • Jamf Software
  • Korber
  • Leidos
  • Minnetronix
  • Nestle USA
  • Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI)
  • RCU -Royal Credit Union
  • RTI International
  • Security Health Plan
  • Sentry
  • SSM Health
  • Thomson Reuters
  • WIN Technology

Typical Job Titles

   
  • Application Analyst
  • Application Developer
  • Business Analyst Associate
  • Client Technology Services
  • Consulting Engineer
  • Developer
  • Digital Marketing Tech
  • Endpoint Specialist
  • IS Computer Technician
  • IT Manager
  • IT Network Architect
  • IT Specialist
  • Linux Administrator
  • Marketing Manager
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • PC Technician
  • Project Coordinator
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Technical Writer

Information Technology and Communications

All Information Technology and Communications News

New cybersecurity major aims to take a bite out of internet crime

Cybersecurity has become an issue of personal, national and international concern. UW-Stout is ready to help.

Student team wins statewide cyber defense competition

Nine students from UW-Stout fended off hours of cyberattacks to win a statewide cybersecurity event and place high in the Midwest regional.

Three bachelor’s degrees in four years — no problem for motivated, first-generation student

Abi Gardiner became the first in her family to receive a bachelor’s degree when she graduated May 8 from UW-Stout.

Request Information