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Crack the code to infinite success.

Indy is a techy town, and Butler is in the center of it all. From our recently opened Esports Park to our active connections with top tech companies located just minutes from campus, there are endless launch points for your career in Butler’s tech network. 

The high demand for tech professionals is widely known and only accelerating with recent advances in cybersecurity, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. The opportunities are definitely there—the question is, what will you do with them?

Technology offers a wide range of career paths, from programming and development to systems analysis, network administration, and emerging fields like AI ethics and blockchain development. Studying technology also includes building the entrepreneurial knowledge and skills you’ll use to stand out in today’s biggest and best tech companies—or provide the skills to  create and launch your own innovative tech startup.

There are also countless opportunities to bring your tech degree to other sectors—because today, every company is a tech company. At Butler, you’ll get the technical skills to launch a career—but more importantly, we’ll build the leadership, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills you’ll need to drive and thrive in an industry that’s constantly being reinvented. Butler graduates are respected for being as creative as they are tenacious, and with the expanding horizons of the tech world, the sky is truly the limit.

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Careers in Technology

Our graduates find professional success in information technology, innovative companies, government agencies, and beyond. These are just a few examples of the many jobs that could follow from pursuing a technology-related major.

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You’re the first line of digital defense.

Cybersecurity professionals know our online systems are essential to our productivity, safety, privacy, and ability to access accurate information. They guard institutions and technological tools against cyber attacks and work to keep breaches of security at bay.

Code your way into a dynamic field.

Software engineers are the digital architects of our modern world. Whether they are developing software solutions to increase productivity, creating games and applications for entertainment, or troubleshooting operating systems, software engineers know how to think outside the box.

Boot up a career that won’t lag.

Game developers expertly combine programming languages, storytelling mechanics, and digital assets to create a seamless gaming experience. Whether they work with big-name game companies or take the indie route, they bring immersive and entertaining concepts to life for others’ enjoyment.

You use artificial intelligence to make a real impact.

Artificial intelligence (AI) engineers harness the power of machine learning to solve problems, create efficiencies, generate ideas, and more. They develop the infrastructure necessary for AI to learn effectively and ethically in fields such as technology, business, healthcare, and more.

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Game on.

Butler’s Esports Park offers a state-of-the-art center for connecting competitive and recreational esports with educational and career opportunities. The facility features approximately 50 gaming PCs, an area for gaming consoles, and virtual reality.

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Learn while serving your community.

Butler is committed to experiential learning. Students in the Computer Science and Software Engineering programs are required to take the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) course, where student-led teams work on software projects for nonprofits.

Tech jobs are the future and the present.

If you enjoy solving puzzles, thinking logically, analyzing and thinking deeply about problems, and working with computers, then a career in technology may be a good fit for you. There are a wide variety of possible careers in technology, such as building software as a software engineer or quality assurance engineer or using software to solve problems as a data scientist, data analyst, or an information management specialist. All these areas are growing in today’s economy.

Jon Sorenson
Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering

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Whatever path you’re interested in pursuing, there’s a place for you at Butler.


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