Applications for the Fall 2021 cohort are now open.
MCIT Online graduates will be uniquely positioned to fill computer science jobs in industries such as finance, healthcare, education, and government, as well as in the core software development industry. Upon completion of the on-campus program, MCIT alumni have gone on to earn jobs with competitive salaries at technology companies such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Bloomberg.
As an MCIT Online graduate, you’ll join the Penn Engineering alumni network - a community of over 28,000 business leaders, innovators and researchers across the globe. As a member of the alumni network, you will enjoy access to Penn’s Alumni Directory, the Engineering Alumni Society, the Penn Global Club Network, and Penn alumni events and communications.
MCIT Online students have access to a range of career and networking opportunities throughout their time in the program. The list below is only the start as there are more initiatives planned for the future. At the helm is Penn Engineering’s Associate Director of Professional Development and Networking, whose goal it is to prepare students for the next stage in their career.
When a student has completed the core courses in the curriculum they become eligible for personal one-on-one career advising with the Associate Director of Professional Development and Networking. These appointments occur virtually and include the some of the following topics:
To learn more about tips for breaking into the tech industry, watch a webinar with Penn's Associate Director of Professional Development and Networking.
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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.
Penn Engineering offers an online Specialization, Introduction to Programming with Python and Java, on Coursera to help you decide whether the MCIT Online program is the right fit before you apply.