TAMPA, Fla., April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bisk Education Inc., a leader in the online delivery of higher education, will host The University of Tampa's Technology Club on April 24, 2015, for a tour of Bisk's 135,000-square-foot corporate campus in Tampa, Florida, and presentations by the company's IT executives and recruitment managers.
Bisk Education's e-learning technology powers the online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as professional certificate programs from regionally accredited and top-ranked universities. Degree and certificate programs available 100% online from traditional universities include Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Software Testing and Database Administration.
The Technology Club connects students with leading tech companies, including Fortune 500 firms. Club members will learn about the variety of technology-related career opportunities at Bisk Education, which was founded in 1971 and now has more than 900 employees, including network administrators, cybersecurity professionals and web developers.
"Bisk Education has long set the standard for technological innovation in online education, and we're delighted to share our knowledge, guidance and real-world experience with these talented students, who represent the next generation of tech experts," Associate Vice President of IT Operations Jean Marc Perry said.
Employment growth in a variety of technology fields is expected to outpace the national average in the coming years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For example, jobs for web developers are projected to increase by 20% between 2012 and 2020, while employment of information security analysts is set to jump by 37% during that period.
To learn more about IT careers and other professional opportunities at Bisk, visit www.bisk.com/careers.
About Bisk Education
Founded in 1971 by Nathan M. Bisk, Bisk Education is one of the world's leading providers of higher education online. Bisk is a leader in facilitating the online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Individual enrollments in universities' online programs that are powered by Bisk's technology and support services have surpassed 757,000, representing more than 185,000 students – making Bisk one of the largest facilitators of e-learning in the country. Bisk works with the following universities to help them extend their academic mission to adult learners online: Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, University of South Florida, Valparaiso University, New England College, University of St. Thomas, University of San Francisco, Jacksonville University, University of Vermont, The University of Scranton and Dominican University. U.S. News University Directory, part of the Bisk network, provides comprehensive and unbiased information on more than 2,000 academic institutions directly from U.S. News & World Report, the most trusted source for college and university rankings since 1983.
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