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?
Coding—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.
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.
Network Systems & Security—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.
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
- Cybersecurity analyst
*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 certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Oracle Certified Junior Associate (Java Programmer)
- CompTIA Security+
- CompTIA Network+
- Information Technology Specialist: Java
- Information Technology Specialist: Python
- Unity Certified User