Career And College Prep

Information Technology (IT)

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?

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.

Some of the jobs include:

  • Computer programmer
  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Software developer
  • Junior software engineer
  • QA specialist
  • QA tester

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

IT student working on a project

**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 (NCRC)
  • Certiport Python
  • Certiport JAVA, C++, HTML5, CSS3