Richmond/Moorefield Campus Expands Computer Science Programs to Include Healthcare IT and Cloud Computing – Growth in Both Fields Projected to Grow by 30%

Richmond, VAECPI University’s Richmond/Moorefield campus is expanding its Computer and Information Science programs to include concentrations in Healthcare IT and Cloud Computing.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Healthcare Information Technology is designed to prepare graduates to:

  • Develop Networks in the Windows and CISCO Environments
  • Design and Implement Patient Information Security Plans
  • Provide IT Support to Physicians and Nurses

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28% from 2010 to 2020, and database administrators by 31%, faster than the average for all occupations.

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Cloud Computing is designed to prepare graduates to:

  • Design and Secure Fault Tolerant Enterprise Networks
  • Create Virtual Solutions for Servers
  • Implement and Manage Virtual Servers and Data Centers

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations, with demand remaining high as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks.

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