In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Supervising IT managers.
- Continuously assessing the organization’s technology needs and how best to meet those needs.
- Coordinating between the IT department and other departments in the organization, such as operations and customer service.
You can find more information about this career here.
Typically requires a bachelor’s degree, although many employers prefer to hire candidates with a master’s in business administration (MBA). Obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Certification is not required, but could make employers more likely to hire you or offer you a higher salary.
You may be eligible for the following certifications:
Licensure is not required to work as a Director of Information Technology, Chief Information Officer (CIO), or Chief Technology Officer (CTO).