Which pathway is offered?
Computer Systems and Information Technology — This pathway prepares students to build a foundation in computer systems using technical and product skills.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Computer Network Architect
- Computer Support Specialist
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Network Administrator
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job, experience, and location but approximate sample salaries include:
- Computer Network Architect—$112,690/year
- Computer Support Specialist—$54,760/year
- Network and Computer Systems Administrator—$83,510/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Microsoft Office certifications (up to four, each attainable in one semester)**
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 10, 2020.
** Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.