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?

Cybersecurity — This pathway prepares students to plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information.

Programming & Software Development — 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:

  • Computer programmer
  • Information security analyst
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Software developer 
  • 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 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?

  • Information Technology Specialist certification
  • CompTIA Security+