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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

Nov. 12, 2014

What does it mean to be a Coursepower Ambassador?

Becoming the Coursepower Ambassador for Benedict College is truly the greatest honor for me because I get to be a part of the "untapped potential" that exists at Benedict College.

Nov. 05, 2014

ITimidation

I’ve been told that my generation is lucky and ahead of the curve because we were born into this age of technology. We have grown up with it and can teach the older generation how to use it. However, that really just means we know how to use Facebook as a diary and turn on a computer.