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digital education. major advantage.

Coursepower is the catalyst behind a new college academic track in South Carolina that offers students a technology underpinning to their studies, equipping them to succeed in the digital marketplace.

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student advantage

Tech-savvy students are better prepared for successful careers.

“Workers in high-tech industries and STEM occupations earn a substantial wage premium... relative to workers in other fields.” *

If you make $50,000 annually, a strong grasp of technology could mean $8,500 - $13,500 more in earnings.

Even those in non-technical fields can reap the financial benefits of technical knowledge and skill.

* "Technology Works: High-Tech Employment and Wages in the United States" - A report by Bay Area Council Economic Institute

employer opportunity

Organizations must act to fill the demand for tech-savvy talent.

8.6%

high-tech job growth - SC
From 2010-2011, South Carolina had the second-fastest growing high-tech jobs sector in the country at 8.6%.

28.2%

high-tech job growth - Columbia
From 2010-2011, the Columbia MSA had the second-fastest growing high-tech jobs sector of any MSA in the country at 28.2%.

60,000

projected statewide jobs shortfall
South Carolina is on track to need over 60,000 IT jobs in the next decade. If we don't fill this need, these jobs will go elsewhere.

Source: United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Aug. 31, 2015

USC Ambassador, Shydeia Caldwell: What about technology?

Technology, what can I say? You’ve engraved your importance into my life and those around me. I’ve always been the child who said, “When I grow up I want to work for myself.” For me, growing up in this generation (with the addition of technology) is an advantage for following my dreams.

Jul. 21, 2015

Adding an IT Skillset

Adding an IT Skillset
Jason Pfaehler
Midlands Technical College