Career And College Prep

 Information Technology (IT)

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
  • Computer engineer
  • Applications software developer
  • Computer programmer
  • 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.

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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?***

  • Adobe Certified Professional: Visual Design (Photoshop)
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • CIW Site Development Associate
  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials
  • CompTIA ITF+
  • Computer Science Principles II Python
  • IC3 G5 Living Online
  • NOCTI Computer Programmer (Job Ready)
  • NOCTI Interactive Media (Pathway Assessment)
  • NOCTI Visual Communications and Interactive Media (Job Ready)