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.
“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.
Organizations must act to fill the demand for tech-savvy talent.
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%.
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%.
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.
Oct. 24, 2014
As a freshman at the University of South Carolina, the world has few boundaries. Anything I want to do I can do, and I have tons of resources at my disposal. Being an International Business Major, I need to evaluate what will help me the most down the road when I want to get a job.
Jun. 24, 2014
As we at IT-oLogy continue our college roadshow to promote CoursePower and the 18 hour Applied Computing minor one thing is becoming clear - student and parent interest is extremely high.