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Expand Your Reach with CTU’s Master of Science in Information Technology Degree

Most businesses today rely on some type of information technology—from computer programs that keep track of projects to specialized technologies that detect, and often treat, health problems. In almost any type of organization, information technology is no longer an option—it’s a necessity. Additionally, it seems the market is in need of individuals with both IT and business skills.

Helpful Organization Apps

Between work, school, and your personal life, having the right organization apps could mean the difference between remembering to study for your classes and forgetting about important deadlines. We understand that CTU students have plenty on their plate — here are some suggestions for smart, helpful apps to help you manage your busy schedule.

How to Become a Software Engineer: What You Need to Know

With so much of today's business landscape relying more and more on technology, software engineers have become highly sought-after positions. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that software developer jobs will grow by 17% through 2024 (much faster than the national average).1 We've broken down a few tips on how to become a software engineer below.

Demand for Cybersecurity Experts is Growing Faster than Supply

Computer hackers are getting better. Their ability to unleash harmful viruses or expose personal identifiable information has created a need for an entirely new job sector: cybersecurity experts.1 But the supply of trained cybersecurity professionals doesn’t even come close to meeting the demand—and the divide is getting wider every day.1  

Business Analytics vs. Data Analytics: What You Need to Know

In the modern corporate workplace, analytics and data are playing a larger role than ever before.  With the advent of “big data” and easily accessible tools like Google Analytics, employers are on the lookout for analytical thinkers who can make a real, measurable impact on an organization’s success. However, there’s more than one type of analytics; an increasing focus is being placed on two branches of the analyst career path: business analysts and data analysts.

Can We Cope with the Large Scale Hacking Phenomenon?

Cyber-attacks and hackers are becoming more common in news headlines, including a recent attack on the IRS. What does that mean for our future?

CTU Student 3D Prints Prosthetic Shell for Cleopatra the Rescue Tortoise

Roger Henry, Information Technology student at Colorado Technical University (CTU) in Denver, spent more than 600 hours learning how to design a prosthetic shell attachment for Cleopatra the tortoise.

How to Become an IT Project Manager

Information technology and project management are in-demand career fields. Combined, they may present the ideal career path for you.

How do I become a Web Developer?

Think you might want to become a web developer? Explore the career path and find out what it takes to work in the field, possibly including a degree from CTU.

Insights from David Pogue, Technology Expert

David Pogue, best-selling author, technology expert and upcoming CTU Presents speaker, talks about careers in technology today and what the future holds.

Stay Smart with Social Media

Social media is a great way to connect with others, but you may be putting yourself at risk by sharing too much.

5 Reasons to Get a Computer Science Degree

Computer Science is about a whole lot more than typing code. From earning a better salary to making the world a better place, the field is rife with opportunity.

A Look at the Inner Workings of Bitcoin

Dr. Bruce Harmon, University Program Director for Computer Science, offers his expert explanation of Bitcoin technology.

The New Role of IT Project Managers

Project managers across industries like healthcare, business, and finance use the same principles, but in the IT world, the demands are different.

Playing to Win: Jane McGonigal on Why Games Can Change Lives

If you think computer games are only for the lonely and teenaged, think again. According to Jane McGonigal, they have the power to change the world for the better.