Information Technology


FAST FACTS
: Here is a one-page overview of our information technology industry in the City and County of Denver.

Education

University of Colorado - Boulder
Public research university in Boulder.

Colorado State University
Public research university in Fort Collins.

University of Northern Colorado
Public research university in Greeley.

University of Colorado - Denver
The Denver campus offers 130 programs in 13 schools.

University of Denver
Founded in 1864, DU is the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountains.

Regis University
Regis is a private institution offering three colleges and schools for degree programs within a Jesuit Catholic university community.

Colorado Mesa University
A four-year, state-supported college in Grand Junction.

Aims Community College
Aims Community College in Greeley offers more than 160 degree and certificate programs.

Arapahoe Community College
ACC is an accredited community college with campuses in Littleton, Parker and Castle Rock.

CEC Middle College
The Fred N. Thomas Career Education Center's Middle College of Denver is an urban magnet high school that provides students with real-life learning experiences in career-oriented courses. Students participate in one of the 20 career classes, which allow them to earn academic credits toward a college degree or industry certification while completing high school.

Colorado Mountain College
Learn at one of 11 mountain communities in Colorado. Choose from two-year career training, bachelor's degrees and transfer degrees.

Colorado Northwestern Community College
Colorado Northwestern is a two-year junior college located in Rangely.

Community College of Aurora
CCA is a community college offering certificates and two-year degree programs.

Community College of Denver
Community College of Denver has its main facilities on the Auraria Campus. It focuses on underserved, first-generation and minority students.

Delta Montrose Technical College
The Delta-Montrose Technical College is a public institution governed by the Delta County Joint School District #50 Board of Education.

Emily Griffith Technical College
Emily Griffith Technical College is Colorado's most unique public college. We offer an extensive curriculum including more than 50 certificate programs and 500 courses. 

Front Range Community College
FRCC has campuses in Westminster, Fort Collins, Boulder, Longmont and Brighton.

Lamar Community College
Lamar Community College, the smallest of the Colorado community colleges, is particularly known for its Agriculture/Equine, Nursing, Business/IT, and Cosmetology programs. It offers a selection of transfer degrees and career and technical education degrees and certificates.

Morgan Community College
Morgan Community College is located in Fort Morgan. The college's programs reflect the interests and industry of Colorado's eastern plains and include Agriculture and Business Management, Automotive Collision Technology, Automotive Service Technology, Business, Early Childhood Education, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Science, Health Occupations (Non-Nursing), Humanities, Multimedia, Nursing, Physical Therapy Assistant, Radiologic Technology, and Welding Technology.

Northeastern Junior College
Northeastern is a community college located in Sterling and offers more than 80 programs of study.

Otero Junior College
Otero is a community college located in La Junta.

Pickens Technical College
Pickens Technical College offers nearly 50 certificate programs to adults and high school students as part of the Aurora Public Schools and the Colorado Community College System.

Pikes Peak Community College
Pikes Peak Community College is located in Colorado Springs. It offers more than 150 programs in liberal arts and sciences transfer and career technical education. The College's 60+60 Bachelor's Degree Transfer Program guarantees transfer of the PPCC Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degrees to any public institution of higher education in Colorado. 

Pueblo Community College
Pueblo Community College is in Pueblo.

Red Rocks Community College
Red Rocks Community College has locations in Lakewood and Arvada. It offers more than 650 courses in 150 subject areas.

Trinidad State Junior College
Trinidad State Junior College is in Trinidad with a secondary satellite campus located in Alamosa. The school offers 49 degree programs in academic or vocational fields.

Anthem College
For-profit Anthem provides healthcare training programs in massage therapy, medical assistant, medical billing, surgical tech and x-ray tech.

Colorado Technical University
A for-profit university offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees, primarily in business, management, and technology. 

College America
A for-profit college with campuses in Colorado, Arizona, and Wyoming offering degree programs in health care, business, graphic arts, and IT.

Concorde Career Colleges
Located east of Denver, for-profit Concorde offers short, affordable, hands-on health care programs.

DeVry University
For-profit university that offers degrees in technology, science, business, the arts, and management.

Ecotech Institute
For-profit Ecotech Institute offers associate's degrees in solar energy technology, wind energy technology, energy efficiency and other programs for green jobs. 

Everest Institute
Everest College is a multi-state system of for-profit schools offering programs in accounting, business administration, computer information science, criminal justice, health care, paralegal studies, and massage therapy.

ITT Technical Institute
For-profit ITT offers associates, bachelors, and masters (MBA-only, online) degrees.

Institute of Business and Medical Careers
For-profit IBMC College is located in Fort Collins.  It provides education, career preparation and job placement support for students interested in the fields of business, computers, cosmetology, dental, healthcare, legal and massage therapy professions.

Intellitec College
Founded in 1965, IntelliTec College is for-profit technical career training school with locations in Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and Grand Junction.

Intellitec Medical Institute
IntelliTec Medical Institute is a for-profit medical career training college in Colorado Springs.

Lincoln Technical Institute
For-profit Lincoln College of Technology offers a dynamic atmosphere for students aspiring to pursue training in Automotive Technology, Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology, Diesel and Truck Technology, and other skilled trades.

National American University
National American University (NAU) is a for-profit university offering a variety of undergraduate programs, including Bachelor of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and diplomas in academic areas such as accounting, applied management, business administration, allied health, criminal justice, health care management, health and beauty management, nursing, legal studies, and information technology.

Pima Medical Institute
The for-profit Pima Medical Institute (PMI) is a medical career college that trains students for careers as health care professionals.

Redstone College
For-profit college in Denver and Broomfield offering degree programs in electronics, aviation, and HVAC.

Remington College
A nonprofit technical school, Remington College offers diploma, associate's and bachelor's programs in industries such as nursing, criminal justice, cosmetology and health care.

Westwood College
For-profit Westwood offers career-focused diplomas as well as associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs through its Schools of Business, Design, Justice, Technology, Healthcare, and Industrial Services.

Industry Associations

Association of IT Professionals- Mile High Chapter
The Mile High AITP Chapter is affiliated with an international organization, the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), which has chapters across the United States and Canada.  AITP is a broad-based IT professional group that welcomes anyone with an interest in computer-based technology and its impact upon our communities and society.

Colorado Technology Association (CTA)
CTA represents Colorado’s technology industry, one of the fastest growing segments of Colorado’s economy. It is focused on advancing the industry to be a globally competitive nucleus for innovation, technology and economic growth.

Telecommunications Association of Colorado
Telecommunications Association of Colorado (TAC) is composed of a group of diversified, highly skilled IT professionals.

Community Technology Professionals
Communication Technology Professionals is a non-profit communications technology organization that focuses on promoting growth, innovation and leadership of communications companies and individuals in Colorado. 

Coolest Women We Know
This is a women's professional technology association based in Denver.  

Boulder and Denver Software Club
Provides a community where software business professionals can learn new skills, stay on top of industry trends and become more valuable professionals.

Front Range Consortium for Research Computing 
The FRCRC is a group of universities and government labs located along the Front Range. It is a partnership that enables the partner institutions to collaborate in order to promote HPC (High Performance Computing) and share ideas for further collaboration. All member institutions rely on high performance computing to meet their own strategic goals.

National Center for Women & Information Technology
NCWIT works to correct the imbalance of gender diversity in technology and computing because gender diversity positively correlates with a larger workforce, better innovation, and increased business performance. Increasing the number of women in technology and computing also has the potential to improve the design of products and services to better serve a more diverse population, and increase economic and social well-being by providing more women with stable and lucrative careers.

New Tech Colorado
New Tech is a community of 9,000 geeks who live and work in Colorado. We're the largest community-run group in the state and we host monthly events in Boulder, Denver and Fort Collins.

Rocky Mountain Information Management Association
RMIMA focuses on vital topics for emerging information technology leaders.

Society for Information Management
SIM is a community of thought leaders and IT execs around the globe who share experiences and rich intellectual capital as they explore future IT direction.

Society for Technical Communication - Rocky Mountain Chapter
The STC RMC is a professional society for all technical communicators.

Colorado Technology Education Association
The Colorado Technology Education Association is the professional association for Technology Education, Industrial Arts, and Pre-Engineering Teachers in Colorado.

Colorado Technology Student Association
The Technology Student Association is a non-profit national student organization devoted to teaching technology education to young people. TSA's mission is to inspire its student members to prepare for careers in a technology-driven economy and culture.

National Technology Student Association 
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is the only student organization devoted exclusively to the needs of students interested in technology. Open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses, TSA’s membership includes over 180,000 middle and high school students in 2,000 schools spanning 48 states.

Other Resources

CTEK
CTEK is a Colorado-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that has been a core part of establishing and developing the entrepreneurial ecosystem throughout the Rocky Mountain region.  Their mission is to provide and connect entrepreneurs with the resources, information, and expertise needed to be successful in the crucial start-up and early stages of business growth.

Founders Institute
The Founders Institute is one of the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch programs. Without being required to quit your day job, you can “learn by doing” in the program and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback from a large network of business mentors.

TechStars
Techstars provides seed funding from over 75 top venture capital firms and angel investors who are vested in the success of your startup, as well as intense mentorship from hundreds of the best entrepreneurs in the world. 

TiE Rockies
TiE Rockies is a chapter of TiE Global. They are one of 64 chapters in 18 countries with over 13,000 members. Their mission and purpose is "To Support the Entrepreneur" via their award-winning mentoring program, education, and networking. 

Rockies Venture Club
Rockies Venture Club's mission is to advance economic development in the region by actively connecting investors with the most promising entrepreneurial companies, by offering education for both angel investors and entrepreneurs, by hosting angel groups throughout the region, and by hosting conferences such as the Angel Capital Summit and Colorado Capital Conference.

State of Colorado Office of Information Technology
The Governor's Office of Information Technology (OIT) is responsible for the operation and delivery of information and communications technology (ICT) services and innovation across all Executive Branch agencies in the State of Colorado. Our mission is to increase the effectiveness of government through the use of shared information and technology.

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