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. 01, 2015
Darris Thomas has an amazing job in I.T. He works as a part-time web assistant for the University of San Francisco.
Sep. 16, 2015
Ever since I can remember, I have always learned best doing things hands on, and once I was introduced to computers and other technology, I could not stray away from learning how to use it all. Now, I not only enjoy hands on learning, but I also strive to take the creative route, due to my love for the arts.