Employment prospects are excellent. There is a growing demand for computer professionals in every field and especially in health care. Oregon Tech graduates possess the strong business and scientific knowledge base and the computer science or information technology skills necessary to efficiently integrate computer technology in the health care field.
Career opportunities exist in a variety of organizations including:
- Health care organizations
- Third party insurers
- Public health agencies
- Research institutions
- Medical groups
- Clinics and industries engaged in health care IT
Graduates are employed as consultants, managers, systems designers, database administrators, systems analysts and researchers. Salaries for graduates are typically between $40,000 and $45,000 with some positions offering up to $75,000. Opportunities for advancement are many and they are either in a technical or managerial area.
Graduate Success Rate
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Data are derived from a comprehensive effort among graduates, approximately six months post-graduation. Graduate outcomes were sought from 1,244 graduates with a response rate of 75%, and these data were combined with information collected for the classes of 2014, 2015 and 2016. More information regarding the data used is available from Oregon Tech's Career Services.