If software development is your forte, your resources include degrees in software systems engineering, software engineering management and the basic software engineering. Distance learning is a great way to keep up with program updates and new releases in these career fields.
If hardware is your specialty, degrees and technology training in networking, network management, network design and information management are available through a number of online schools. Many people today who have grown up around computers are entering into beginner positions handling IT maintenance. By taking computer technology courses through distance learning programs, these people are presented with an opportunity to earn the education and skills to move up within their profession and/or company.
And then there is the area of video games, a multi-billion dollar business that is continually growing in size and complexity. There are career options in this industry for animators, graphic artists, software programmers and code writers. There are also online training programs and degrees available in all these fields. Game development is a business that functions similar to movie production. Each game under development has a producer; a lead graphics designer; an expert in special effects; senior software director; software writers for various scenes; etc. Online schools have provided students with educational opportunities in video game development much more quickly than traditional schools. The state of the art video game training is more likely be found in distance learning programs than on college campuses.
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