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Computer Technology Schools in Alabama

IT schools in Alabama offer degree programs in information systems security, computer science, and computer information systems. Many businesses and organizations hire IT workers in Alabama, including DeltaCom, Schafer Corporation, and DST Systems, Inc. Fortune 500 companies in Alabama include Regions Financial, Saks, and Amsouth Bancorp. In April 2007, Alabama's information industry employed 30,000 people. The state's overall unemployment rate that month was 3.3%, a figure significantly lower than the national average of 4.5%.

IT Careers in Alabama

Alabama's largest cities are Birmingham, Montgomery, and Mobile. These cities serve as business centers for the state, and offer a number of career options for trained information technology professionals in the area. Check out these popular IT careers in Birmingham, with average salaries for the region according to Salary.com:
  • Data security analyst: $57,000
  • Help desk manager: $72,900
  • Systems administrator: $65,900
  • Test engineer: $49,000
Alabama Computer Technology Schools
List of other computer-technology schools in Alabama
Coastal Training Institute, 5950 Monticello Dr., Montgomery36109 Tel. 205-279-6241

Concordia College, 1804 Green St., Selma 36701, Tel.205-875-1551

Drake State Technical College, 34321 Meridian St., Huntsville35811, Tel. 205-539-8161

Marion Institute, Washington St., Marion 36756, Tel.205-683-6173

New World College of Business, P.O. Box 2287, 1031 NobleSt., Anniston 36202, Tel.205-236-7578

Phillips College, 115 Office Park Dr., Birmingham35223, Tel. 205-879-5100. Also located in Huntsville.

Selma University, 1501 Lapsley St., Selma 36701, Tel.205-872-2433

Southeast College of Technology, 828 Downtowner Loop West,obile 36609, Tel. 205-343-8200

Southeastern Business Academy, 2042 Beltine Rd., SE, Bldg.B, Decatur 35601, Tel. 205-353-6243

Walker College, 1411 Indiana Ave., Jasper 35501, Tel.205-387-0511