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?
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.
Visual and Design Arts—This pathway prepares students to create, design, and produce interactive multimedia products and services, including development of 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
- Applications Software Developer
- Computer Programmer
- Game Developer
- Graphic Designer
- Multimedia Producer
- Web Designer
- Web Developer
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
- Computer Programmer—$86,550/year
- Software Developer—$107,510/year
- Graphic Designer—$52,110/year
- Web Developer—$73,760/year
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Certiport–Python, Java, C++, HTML5, CSS3
- ACT National Career Readiness certification
- Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications in:
*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: Tuesday, September 1, 2020.