Tag Archives: information technology degree

Software Application Development Student Finds Fulfilling Career Path at Minnesota School of Business

After attending another college and realizing he wasn’t passionate about a culinary career, Peter Finbraaten chose to enroll at Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-St. Cloud to earn his Associate of Applied Science degree in IT. “After working in the field for a year, I wanted to go back to get my B.S.,” says Peter. “When
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Minnesota School of Business Graduate Going Places with Information Technology Degree

Daniel Scribner never really focused on his education because he had other priorities. In high school, he was an athlete, and at age 21, he became a father. Then one Friday in January of 2013, he went to the Minnesota School of Business-Blaine campus for a visit. By Monday, he was already starting classes in
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Information Technology Student Works Hard to Make Dreams a Reality

As a high school student, Michael Rooney took rigorous, college-level courses. After high school, he knew he wanted to pursue a specialized career path, so he chose Minnesota School of Business (MSB) because he says the information technology program was suited to his interests. Michael is now earning his degree at the Brooklyn Center campus
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Information Technology Degree Graduate Thrives in the “Real World”

Alex Moening’s passion for technology and computers, paired with his desire to help others understand and solve problems, is what led him to obtain an information technology degree. Moening graduated from the St. Cloud campus of Minnesota School of Business in December 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Moening is currently employed
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Make Way for the Student Ambassadors!

“What if prospective and in-coming college students were greeted by student ambassadors who could share their personal experience?” Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud Career Services and Academic Coordinator Jessica Ward may have been surprised with the speed by which Director of Admissions Kim Plombon responded to this (somewhat) rhetorical question with, “I love it!” Initially
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Helping the Less Tech-Savvy: IT Students Offer Computer Training to BBB Members

Students earning their information technology degree at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB) taught a computer basics class for the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota on Wednesday, May 16. The students also belong to the student organization, Richfield IT Association (RITA). The class, which the BBB called BBBasics, was created to help its
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How to Get a $25 Computer — Seriously

For three information technology degree students in Susan Furtney’s Computer Essentials class at Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville, the idea of a $25 computer is a reality they experienced directly. IT students Jared Burton, Paul Christiansen and Nicole Mayerhofer learned about Raspberry Pi, an inexpensive and tiny computer that was created by the Raspberry Pi Foundation,
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So You Want to Work in IT: Here’s How

Let’s talk about our IT program (or, information technology for our readers who recognize the acronym and know what an IT person does, but don’t know exactly what it stands for—and, let’s be real—that probably applies to a lot of people all over the place). The Minnesota School of Business-Richfield campus offers a bachelor’s degree
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Looking for Free Money? This College Student Knows How to Find It

Aaron VanHeel is an information technology degree student at Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud who is ready to graduate this spring. To date, he has received $19,950 in scholarships and tuition credits. You might say he knows a few tips on how to find “free money” for school. 1. Pay Attention.  VanHeel first started thinking
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How to Land a Job Before Graduation: Advice from a College Student

Joe Newhouse is one happy information technology degree student! He finishes his Bachelor of Science degree at Minnesota School of Business in Network Administration and Security next quarter and already has begun a full-time job in his field at Netgain Hosting in St. Cloud, Minn. Netgain is a health care information technology provider assisting physician
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