Career And College Prep

Information Technology

The Future Is Now

Technology skills are in demand—and no longer confined to a single industry. Are you ready to explore all the places IT skills can take you?

Which pathways are offered?

Cybersecurity—This pathway prepares students to plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information.

Programming & Software Development—This pathway prepares students to research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for computer applications in medical, military, business, scientific, and other industries.

Web Development—This pathway prepares students to design, create, and modify websites; integrate websites with other computer applications; and convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible web formats.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Examples of jobs include:

  • Computer programmer
  • Information security analyst
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Software developer

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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What could my future look like in this career field?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • Microsoft Technology Associate in HTML Programming
  • Oracle Certified Associate Java (SE8)