3 Things to Know Before Choosing Information Technology as Your Major

3 Things to Know Before Choosing Information Technology as Your Major

Information Technology is a rapidly growing field with high demand for skilled professionals. Talented students have many opportunities as businesses actively seek them when they are still at university.

Before choosing Information Technology as a major at the university level, prospective students need to explore the field, understand the necessary skills, and select a quality learning environment.

Learn About Fields and Specializations in Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) is a field that uses computers to create, process, store, retrieve, and exchange all kinds of data and information. IT is commonly used in business activities rather than personal or entertainment technologies and is part of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).

Information Technology encompasses various fields, each with numerous different specializations. Each field or specialization has its own specific knowledge and is related to various professional areas.

One prominent specialization in IT is computer engineering, a branch of electrical engineering that integrates computer science with electronic engineering to develop hardware and software. Computer engineers are often trained in electronic engineering, software design, and the integration of hardware and software, rather than focusing solely on software or electronic engineering.

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Công nghệ Thông tin gồm nhiều ngành với đa dạng chuyên ngành khác nhau.

Information technology comprises many fields with diverse specializations.

Students can study Information Systems (IS), a platform designed to collect, process, store, and distribute information. Data from these systems are used to provide information, contribute to knowledge, and create digital products.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly advancing. AI is a research field involving intelligent agents, referring to machine systems capable of perceiving environmental factors and taking actions to maximize goal achievement. Data science is an interdisciplinary field related to data mining, machine learning, and big data. It employs methods, processes, algorithms, and scientific systems to extract knowledge and applies it in various fields.

The Information Security specialization aims to protect information by minimizing risks. Graduates in this field can become network administrators, system administrators, system engineers, database administrators, computer security experts, and computer engineers.

CMC University (formerly known as Asia-Pacific College of Technology and Innovation, CMC) – invested by CMC Corporation – specializes in training prominent majors in the IT industry such as Software Engineering, Information Security, Artificial Intelligence and Data Science, Computer Networks, Information Systems, and Computer Engineering.

Learners need to acquire comprehensive knowledge and skills.

To meet future employment needs, CMC University focuses on developing comprehensive skills to help students adapt to professional work environments and the changing times.

Students are equipped with a global citizen skill set and a digital citizen skill set, along with an English proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0. Additionally, learners participate in the Personal Edge Program (PEP) with activities such as industry visits, training in learning skills in the Covid-19 environment, and job fair events.

CMC University emphasizes comprehensive skill development for learners.

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Trường Đại học CMC chú trọng việc phát triển kỹ năng toàn diện cho người học.

From the early semesters, students become familiar with practical work environments at CMC Corporation and top 500 leading companies in Vietnam. This exposure provides students with a realistic view of the industry and additional opportunities to enhance professional skills.

Choosing a Quality Learning Environment

In addition to selecting the right field, during the enrollment process, students should consider a school with excellent training quality and a commitment to post-graduation outcomes.

Leveraging the advantage of being a member of Vietnam’s leading technology group, CMC University commits that 100% of IT students will have employment opportunities after graduation. Choosing CMC University means securing a job with attractive income at CMC Corporation’s member companies such as CMC Telecom, CMC Global, and CMC TS. Moreover, graduates also have extensive job opportunities in global partner enterprises of CMC, such as Microsoft, Samsung SDS, and more.

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Thông tin tuyển sinh Ngành Công nghệ Thông tin – Trường Đại học CMC năm 2022.

Admissions Information for the Information Technology Department at CMC University in 2022

This year, CMC University is admitting students to the Information Technology department with six potential specializations. Students have the opportunity to receive attractive scholarships covering 50%, 70%, and 100% of tuition fees for the entire course from the “CMC – Deserving You Deserve” Scholarship Fund. The scholarship applies to all four flexible admission methods. Interested individuals can refer to the information here or contact the Admissions, Marketing, and Communication Department of CMC University (at the 7th floor, CMC Building, 11 Duy Tan, Dich Vong, Cau Giay, Hanoi) or hotline 02471029999.

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