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Why Is This a Good Career Option?

​Congratulations: you’re looking at a high-demand career path available through our Veteran Success Through Accelerated IT Career Pathways. Here’s why these are good career choices:

Veteran Educational Transitions (VET)
Veteran Success Through Accelerated IT Career Pathways 

Computer Information Technology, Computer Graphics and Internet Marketing 

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment in computer technology services will grow at more than four times the rate of all industries through 2022.

Computer support positions are in increased demand as organizations upgrade outdated hardware, software and network equipment and require more knowledgeable professionals to respond to user questions.  

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’s targeted occupations projects 13 separate IT positions as local high growth areas, with projected annual job growth ranging from 11 percent for programmers to 46 percent for information security analysts. There are 2,550 projected local job openings for graphic designers at an average wage of $24.51 per hour and 15.3 percent job growth.  

Web and computer graphics design play important roles in businesses and nonprofits of all kinds and sizes and are necessary job skills for positions such as application and digital developers, graphic designers and information architects. 

Internet marketing is a specialty emphasizing online web marketing solutions prevalent in today's business environment. Areas of study include project analysis and design, marketing research and managing website development projects.