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?
Cybersecurity — This pathway prepares students to plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information.
Programming — This pathway prepares students to research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for computer applications in medical, military, business, scientific, and other industries.
Web Development — This pathway prepares students to design, create, and modify websites; integrate websites with other computer applications; and convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible web formats.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Information Security Analyst
Network and Computer Systems Administrator
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job, experience, and location but approximate sample salaries include:
- Computer Programmer—$89,190/year
- Web Developer—$73,760/year
- Network and Computer Systems Administrator—$84,810/year
- Software Developer—$110,140/year
- Web Developer—$77,200/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Microsoft Technology Associate in HTML Programming certification
Oracle Certified Associate Java (SE8) certification
*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 9, 2021.