STRIDE CAREER PREP
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?
Interactive Media— This pathway prepares students to create, design, and produce interactive multimedia products and services.
Network Systems—This pathway prepares students to design, maintain, install, analyze, and manage network systems. Successful establishment and maintenance of IT infrastructure is critical for all businesses/organizations.
Programming and 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
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
Systems Support Specialist
Applications Software Developer
Computer and Information Systems Manager
Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Systems Software Developer
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:
Computer and Information Systems Manager—$146,360/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) JAVA SE 8 Programmer
ACA Expert Dreamweaver CS6
ACA Expert Illustrator CS6
ACA Expert InDesign CS6
CompTIA Network +
CompTIA Security +
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school. Salaries vary depending on the job title, experience, and location. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Friday, April 10, 2020.