Information & Communication Technologies
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 pathway is offered?
Information & Communication Technologies—Students in this pathway prepare for careers related to computer science that involve the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and management of systems that rely on software programs to satisfy the operational needs of modern business organizations.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
- Computer and information systems manager
- Computer programmer
- Computer support specialist
- Computer systems analyst
- Network administrator
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like with this career?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Certiport—Python, JAVA
- Microsoft Office Specialist***
- ACT National Career Readiness Certification (NCRC)
***Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.