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.
Jun. 12, 2015
Congratulations to our first Course Power graduate of Benedict College: Darris M. Thomas. Darris received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and a Minor in Applied Computing from Benedict College on May 9, 2015 at the Charlie W. Johnson Stadium of Benedict College.
Jun. 03, 2015
As I’ve started my job hunt, I’ve realized how prepared I truly am thanks to my Applied Computing minor. Now that I have graduated college and must demonstrate the skills I’ve acquired, I now feel like I have a more impressive arsenal to draw from as I tweak my resume and draft my cover letters.