Jessalyn Johnson is a senior at Grand Canyon University, completing the final year of her BA in English Literature. Originally from Melbourne, FL, Jessalyn has come to enjoy living in the desert of Arizona. Since freshman year she has occupied several different positions on the editorial board of GCU’s literary review, StartleBloom, which is approaching its third volume. In her free time, Jessalyn enjoys creative writing, photography, writing music and participating in the plays and musicals put on by GCU’s Ethington Theatre.
It is no surprise that careers in technology are growing each year. Our society is constantly developing new uses for technology – and you can be part of it! Grand Canyon University offers several undergraduate degrees placing emphasis on technology within the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, providing you ample opportunities to find success and prosper in your field of study.
Technology Programs at GCU
Grand Canyon University has many degree programs that are designed to prepare you for a successful career in technology. These include focus areas in electrical engineering technology, information technology, cybersecurity and mechanical engineering technology.
- Electrical Engineering Technology: Within electrical engineering technology, you can explore technical foundations and study topics such as power technologies, digital electronics, communication networks and database design.
- Information Technology: The need for those with knowledge and skills in IT continues to grow. Students with an interest in information technology can expect to expand their knowledge in business case planning, programming, cloud-based computing and systems administration.
- Cybersecurity: The information technology degree with an emphasis in cybersecurity is great for those who are passionate about technological advancement in the cyber world. Course topics include computer security, systems implementation and cyber forensics.
- Mechanical Engineering Technology: This program has courses in static and dynamic analysis, applied circuits, manufacturing techniques and many others to help students pursue their passion for working with technology hands-on.
What is Next?
Any of the technology programs at GCU can provide a steady path to a great career. No matter the area you are interested in, there are great career options for you to pursue upon graduating with your technology degree. Some possible careers, depending on your degree, include manufacturing and engineering, technology design and testing, systems programming, software development, security analysis and technology management. A technology skillset is crucial to our rapidly advancing technological society. With a degree in technology, you could have your hand in the tech world before you know it!
Grand Canyon University offers many quality programs within the STEM fields. To learn more about GCU’s technology programs or the College of Science, Engineering and Technology, visit our main website or click the green Request More Information button at the top of this page.
Written by Jessalyn Johnson, a junior majoring in English literature at GCU.