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?
Programming & Software Development—This pathway prepares students to design, develop, implement, and maintain computer systems and software, requiring knowledge of computer operating systems, programming and markup languages (JAVA, Python, C++, HTML5/CSS), and software development.
Web & Digital Communications—This pathway prepares students to create, design, and produce interactive multimedia products and services.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Systems Support Specialist
Applications Software Developer
Computer and Information Systems Manager
Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Systems Software Developer
Digital Media Specialist
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Certiport – Python certification
Certiport – JAVA, C++, HTML5, CSS3 certification
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Web Authoring using Adobe Dreamweaver certification
ACA Graphic Design and Illustration using Adobe Illustrator certification
ACT National Career Readiness certification