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IST students are driven to solve problems that impact everyday lives where Information, technology, and people intersect. Through our unique curriculum and focus on real-world applications, our graduates are prepared to meet the greatest challenges of the information age.

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Top companies and government agencies actively recruit IST students because of their technical expertise and business savvy. Learn more about the jobs our students are graduating with and how our dedicated Career Solutions office helps them pursue meaningful and impactful careers.

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