Career And College Prep
Skilled & Technical Sciences
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?
Construction & Heavy Machinery Operations—This pathway prepares students for a career in equipment operations for industries like construction and machining. They’ll begin with a general exploration of construction and move into the specifics of machinery. Knowing how to operate machinery that helps create essential structures is a sought-after skill.
Game Design—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.
Graphic Design—This pathway prepares students to produce digitally generated or computer-enhanced media used in business, training, entertainment, communications, and marketing.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- 3D animator
- Digital assistant designer
- Graphic designer
- Multimedia artist or designer
- Video game tester
- Game designer
- User support specialist
- Tech support specialist
- Facility maintenance manager
- Industrial equipment mechanic
- Automotive mechanic
- Power plant mechanic
- Mobile equipment maintenance manager
- Service technician
*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?
- Adobe Certified Professional: Graphic Design & Illustration (Illustrator) and Visual Design (Photoshop)
- AWS Cloud Practitioner
- ICT Gaming Essentials
- NOCTI Interactive Media
- NOCTI Pre-Engineering/Engineering Technology
- NOCTI Visual Communications and Interactive Media (Job Ready)
- Unity Game Design