Career And College Prep
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?
Computer Systems and Information Technology—This pathway prepares students to build a foundation in computer systems using technical and product skills.
Game/Simulation/Animation Programming—This pathway can help students level up for a career in video game design. A career in video game design can help them take the creative lead as a computer programmer, computer and information systems manager, or software developer.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Video game tester
- Game designer
- User support specialist
- Tech support specialist
- Computer network architect
- Computer support specialist
- Computer systems analyst
- Network administrator
- Web developer
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like with this career?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- CompTIA A+
- IT Specialist: Cloud Computing
- IT Specialist: Network Security
- IT Specialist: Networking
- IT Specialist: Python
- IT Specialist: Software Developer
- Unity Certified Associate
- Unity Certified User: Programmer