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?

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
  • Programmer
  • User support specialist
  • Tech support specialist
  • Tester
  • 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.

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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: JavaScript
  • IT Specialist: Network Security
  • IT Specialist: Networking
  • IT Specialist: Python
  • IT Specialist: Software Developer
  • Unity Certified Associate
  • Unity Certified User: Programmer