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What You Do

An Information Technology (IT) Manager performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for electronic data processing and computer systems development and operations
  • Meet with clients to discuss system requirements, specifications, costs and timelines
  • Recruit and supervise computer analysts, engineers, programmers, technicians and other personnel and oversee their professional development and training

What You Need

  • A natural interest in and aptitude for computers and computer science
  • Ability to work with high amounts of focus and patience
  • Strong leadership qualities and an ability to motivate others
  • Excellent organizational, problem- solving, planning, and decision-making skills
  • Strong sense of confidence and initiative

Your Career Pathway

Certificates, Diplomas, Community College

Nova Scotia Community College: Office Administration - Software & Information Management

2 Years$3,415

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC): Information Technology (Diploma)

2 Years$3,415
University Bachelor's Degree

Dalhousie University: Computer Science

4 Years$9,982/year

University of New Brunswick: Computer Science

4 Years$8,073/year

University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) Bachelor of Science (Computer Science Major)

4 Years$6,270/year