DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Job Placement Rates

Source: May 2019 Department of Business and Information Technology job placement survey.

Degree FT Employment
Before Graduation
FT Employment
within 1 Yr.
FT Employment
within 2 Yrs.
CIS - Cisco Networking (A.A.B.) 33% 56% 56%
CIS - Programming (A.A.B.) 33% 67% 67%
CIS - Digital Forensics (B.S.) 0% 100% 100%
CIS - Networking (B.S.) 60% 87% 100%
CIS - Programming (B.S.) 100% 100% 100%
Bachelor of Organizational Supervision 58% 74% 84%
Overall 55% 78% 87%

Graduate Employers

Past graduates from the department of Business and Information Technology have secured full-time jobs in local, national, and global companies, including the following:

The University of Akron • Cleveland Clinic • Akron General • GOJO Industries • Universal Studios (Orlando) • U.S. Census • Timken • Hilton Worldwide • Department of Veterans Affairs • U.S. Federal Courts • Robert Half Technology • Cleveland City Council • Rent-a-Center • Summit County Fiscal Office • Cuyahoga County Library • Home Advisor • Akron Childrens Hospital • AmTrust Financial Services • FirstEnergy • The J. M. Smucker Company • Nick Strimbu, Inc. • Web App Express • Nationwide Insurance • Progressive Insurance • Sherwin Williams • Goodyear • Plus One Communications • Sterling Jewelers • UnitedHealthcare • Foundation Software • Hyland Software • Google • WestPark Technology Solutions • The County of Cuyahoga • CDW Corporation • MicroPoise Measurement Systems • Hurricane Labs • Advizex • SAIC • EnCompass Group • ContactUs Communications • Green Local Schools • Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District • Marqeta • Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA • PNC • Tekfor • Technifab, Inc. • The MetroHealth System • Nordonia Hills City Schools • CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. • Brennan Manna & Diamond • Health First, Inc. • Concept Ltd. • MCD Partners • IT Support Specialists, Inc.


Graduate Job Titles

Some of the job titles currently held by past Department graduates include the following:

Digital Forensics Examiner • Director of IT and Operations • Cybersecurity Analyst • Web Developer/Project Manager • Director of Technology • Senior Developer • Database Administrator • Application Developer • Software Developer • Engineering Consultant • IT Computer Build and Software Technician • Senior Splunk Architect • Systems Administrator • Network Administrator • Network Delivery Consultant • Network Engineer I • Network/Systems Engineer • Lead IT Systems Engineer • Senior IT Systems Engineer • Senior IT Systems Engineer • Systems Engineer • Security Analyst II • IT Consultant • Senior IT Provisioner • Security Manager • Principal Systems Engineer • Senior Application Developer • IT Specialist • IT Manager • Security Engineer • Network Security Analyst • Technology Supervisor • Technical Support Specialist II • Director of CRM and Technology • Information Technology Specialist

Accredited by the ACBSP

Accreditation

Some programs (labeled as ACBSP accredited) in the Department of Business and Information Technology are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs. These programs have passed a rigorous accreditation process modeled after the Baldridge National Quality Program. Standards include quality student learning, continuous improvement, innovation, and scholarship.

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Dr. Timothy O'Neil
Acting Department Chair
330-972-6492
CAS 221A

Christen Rinehart
Administrative Assistant
330-972-7114
Polsky M181
Phone: 330-972-7113
Fax: 330-972-8876