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?
Cybersecurity— This pathway prepares students to protect internet-connected systems, including hardware, software, and data, from cyberattacks. Successful establishment and maintenance of IT security is critical for all businesses/organizations.
Programming & Software Development— This pathway prepares students to design, develop, implement, and maintain computer systems and software, requiring knowledge of computer operating systems, programming, and software development.
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:
- Web designer
- Multimedia artist
- Digital media specialist
- Web developer
- Information security analysts
- Network and computer systems manager
- Software developer
- Computer programmer
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
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 (ITS) certification
- CompTIA Security+