Computer Technology provides a variety of courses, certifications, and degrees that prepare individuals for careers in the Information Technology (IT) and the computer field. Information Technology, or IT, is a term used to describe the industry and the careers related to computer software, hardware, and telecommunications. The IT industry is a very large field with many specializations within it. Specializations include software development, programming, networking, information security, web development, PC support, and IT management. Those who work in the IT field often obtain their education in college degrees such as Computer Information Systems (CIS) with specializations.