Information Technology

Which pathways are offered?

We offer two pathways:

  • Information Support and Services [PDF]—This pathway prepares students to test and evaluate computer network systems, set up or repair computer equipment and related devices, and help customers solve computer-related problems.
  • Programming and Software Development [PDF]—This pathway prepares students to learn the language of computers, create software programs, maintain computer systems and software, and help others solve computer program-related issues.

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

Examples of jobs include:

  • Network Administrator
  • Game Developer
  • Applications Software Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Security Analyst or Architect

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Computer Support Specialist—$23/hour
  • Network Administrator—$36/hour
  • Software Developer—$49/hour
  • Multimedia Arts—$30/hour

 

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016–17 Edition, www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm.