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Fact sheets and detailed information are available online. For a complete listing of all CLC programs, visit clcillinois.edu/academics

SAMPLE CAREERS Network Administration (network administrators): Make sure an organization’s computers are working together— protected from hackers and viruses.

Programming (programmer analyst, programmer): Write, test, debug/troubleshoot and update source code used in creating computer programs.

Computer Forensics (computer forensics technician): Detect and prevent cybercrime. Find, preserve, analyze and present digital evidence for law enforcement and the corporate world. Computer Game Development (game programmer, game designer): Design game concepts, develop and refine characters, create special effects and animation to make a game come to life.

Office Application Support (help desk specialist, computer specialist, applications specialist): Provide user support, installing software and trouble shooting problems.

Database Administration (database administrators): Organize and store data using a relational database such as Oracle. Troubleshoot problems and manage database security.

PC Repair and Service (computer technician, field service technician): Install and troubleshoot personal computer hardware and software. clcillinois.edu/programs/cit

WHAT DO THEY EARN? Occupation

Educational Level

Median Salary

Help Desk Specialist

Associate degree

$48,700

Network Administrator

Bachelor’s degree

$73,200

Computer Forensics Technician

Associate degree

$50,000

Computer Programmer

Bachelor’s degree

$69,300

*Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degrees were not designed for transfer to four-year schools. However, courses in A.A.S. programs may transfer to specific institutions. See clcillinois.edu/info/transfer/aas for details.

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Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!

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Great careers begin at the College of Lake County!