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.
Nov. 12, 2014
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
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.