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.
- Web and Digital Communication—This pathway prepares students to create, design, and produce interactive multimedia products and services.
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 salaries include:
- Computer and Information Systems Manager—$139,220/year
- Computer Programmer—$82,240/year
- Network Administrator—$81,100/year
- Software Developer—$103,560/year
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 13, 2018.
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Computer Programming Exam
- NOCTI Web Design Exam
- Adobe Certified Associate certifications