Information Technology

Which pathways are offered?

We offer one pathway:

  • 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:

  • Game Developer
  • Applications Software Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Web Developer

What is the salary outlook?

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

  • Software Developer—$103,560/year
  • Computer Programmer—$82,240/year
  • Software Developer—$103,560/year
  • Web Developer—$67,990/year

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 13, 2018.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

Students in the Programming and Software Development pathway prepare for:

  • The NOCTI Computer Programming Exam