Where Do IT Managers Work in Florida?

If you are qualified, either through experience, education, or both to be an IT manager in the state of Florida or if you are working toward being qualified, you are probably curious about where, exactly, you can choose to work in the state. The answers to that question are, fortunately, fairly unlimited. Qualified IT managers work in a number of different positions, capacities, and environments, depending upon their own skills and preferences. If you're new to the field and haven't yet determined the type of IT managing job you would like to have, we suggest you spend some time researching your options. Not only will this make it much easier to plan your academic path and other preparation accordingly, but it will also keep you from missing out on the job of your dreams.

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Most IT managers are employed by businesses or large companies. Their job is to manage and basically oversee the technological and various other needs of that company or business. This might be accomplished by working in teams or by working individually, depending on the size of a business or company and its individual needs. Some IT managers might be "on call," meaning they only work when called upon. Usually, these professionals will work for several different businesses or companies. Some people, however, work with one particular company or business exclusively, either by being on call or by being onsite at the workplace all day. Obviously, there are many different ways to work on the business side of this field.

A less common but highly sought after form of IT work is through work done for the government and/or government agencies. Individuals working in this regard carry out many of the same functions as they would in the business world, but in this circumstance they are working for the local, state, or even national government. In order to qualify for such positions, a least a bachelor's degree is necessary. Furthermore, candidates have to be able to pass extensive background testing and to be discreet and ethical at all times.

Some IT managers work on their own, as freelancers. In this case, they are not employed in the traditional sense, but are instead self-employed. They might advertise their services in a number of different ways to the general public or to a special subset of the public, such as only working with those involved in animation or video game design. Freelancers, of course, set their own hours and rates, but they frequently suffer due to lack of job and pay stability and end up taking on more traditional types of work.

IT managers can obviously work in a wide variety of different ways and settings. Some pay better than others, and some have stauncher requirements and necessary qualifications than others. What is important is not which job you choose to do or even what you make but that you pick the one that is truly right for you and that you will enjoy the most.

Schools offering online and campus-based education programs in Florida:



Campus Schools:

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Keiser University Campus
Campus Locations:   New Port Richey | Sarasota | Melbourne | More...
Programs: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Management , Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems , Master of Business Administration, MBA – Technology Management , more...


Florida Career College
Campus Locations:   Boynton Beach | West Palm Beach | Hollywood | More...
Programs: Computer and Network Technician (11-month diploma program)



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Post University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Management / Computer Information Systems , B.S. in Business Administration / Computer Information Systems , B.S. in Computer Information Systems , more...


Grand Canyon University
Online Programs:   B.S. in Business Information Systems , B.S. in Applied Business Information Systems , B.S. in Information Technology , more...


ECPI University
Online Programs:   IT Management - Bachelor's , Cyber and Network Security - Bachelor's , Network Security - Associate's , more...


Colorado Technical University Online
Online Programs:   Doctor of Management – Technology Management (Executive Format) , Doctor of Management - Project Management (Executive Format) , Master of Science in Management - Project Management , more...


Purdue University Global
Online Programs:   AAS in Business Administration - Information Processing , BSIT - Information Management , BS in Business Administration - Information Systems Management , more...


American Intercontinental University Online
Online Programs:   Master's (MIT) - IT Project Management , Bachelor's (BIT) - Information Assurance and Security , Master of Science in Information Technology , more...


Liberty University
Online Programs:   Doctor of Business Administration in Information Systems , MS: Project Management , MS in Marketing: Project Management , more...


California Intercontinental University
Online Programs:   Bachelor of Engineering Information Technology in Project Management (BEITPM) , Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (BSMIS) , Doctorate of Business Administration in Information Systems and Enterprise Resource Management (DBAISERM) , more...


Walden University
Online Programs:   Ph.D. in Management - Information Systems Management , D.B.A. - Information Systems Management , M.B.A. in Technology Management , more...


Northcentral University
Online Programs:   Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management (MSTIM) – IT Project Management , Doctor of Philosophy in Technology and Innovation Management (PhD-TIM) - IT Project Management , Management Information Systems - D.B.A. , more...