Career And College Prep

Computer Science & Information Technology

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?

Information Technology Systems—This pathway prepares students for careers in network systems and cybersecurity. Students develop skills in network analysis and planning and implementation, including design installation, maintenance, and management of network systems.

Programming & Software Development—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 Development—This pathway prepares students to create, design, and produce interactive multimedia products and services. This includes developing digitally generated or computer-enhanced media in business, training, entertainment, communications, and marketing.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Network administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Software developer
  • Computer programmer
  • Game developer
  • Web designer
  • Web developer

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

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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?

  • ACT National Career Readiness certification
  • Adobe Certified Associate certifications
  • CTE Skill Certifications:
    • Computer Programming 1
    • Computer Programming 2
    • Computer Science Principles
    • Exploring Computer Science
    • Game Development Fundamentals 1
    • Game Development Fundamentals 2