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?
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?*
Some of the jobs include:
Systems support specialist
Applications software developer
Computer and information systems manager
Software quality assurance engineer
Systems software developer
*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.
What could my future look like in this career field?**
**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.
Which industry-recognized certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)—Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator
Adobe ACA—Visual communications using Adobe Photoshop
Adobe ACA—Print & Digital Media Pub. using Adobe InDesign