Information Technology

Which pathway are offered?

Computer Science–Cybersecurity—This pathway prepares students to detect, identify, and respond to cyber-threats as well as how to recover from them by learning security principles, strategies, coding techniques, and tools that can help keep software safe.

Computer Science–Programming—This pathway prepares students for careers in software development through learning how to write code, create business applications, manage social media, and develop video games.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Web Developer

What is the salary outlook?*

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

  • Information Security Analyst—$103,590/year
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator—$84,810/year
  • Web Developer—$77,200/year

*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 9, 2021.