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 are critical for all businesses/organizations.
Programming—This pathway prepares students to design, develop, implement, and maintain computer systems and software, requiring knowledge of computer operating systems, programming and markup languages (JAVA, Python, C++, HTML5/CSS), and software development.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Level 1 security analyst
- Tech support specialist
- Computer systems admin
- Network systems admin
- Network technician
- Cybersecurity analyst
- Junior software engineer
- QA specialist
- QA tester
- Computer programmer
- Computer and information systems manager
- Software developer
*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?
- Oracle Certified Associate Java (SE 8)
- IC3 G5 Living Online
- CompTIA ITF+
- CompTIA Cloud Essentials
- NOCTI Computer Programmer (Job Ready)
- NOCTI Visual Communications and Interactive Media (Job Ready)
- AWS Cloud Practitioner