Career And College Prep

Information Technology

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?

Game Design & Programming—This pathway prepares students to create design specifications and integrate art and sound, translating it all into a playable game. This requires knowledge of computer operating systems, programming and markup languages (JAVA, Python, C++, HTML5/CSS), and software development.

Web & Digital Communication—This pathway prepares students to create, design, and produce interactive multimedia products and services, including developing digitally generated or computer-enhanced media used in business, training, entertainment, communications, and marketing.

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

Examples of jobs include:

  • Software developer 
  • Computer programmer 
  • Computer and information systems manager 
  • Computer technician  
  • Systems support specialist 
  • Network administrator 
  • 3D animator 
  • Graphic designer  
  • Multimedia producer 
  • Web designer

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

boy working with robotics

What could my future look like in this career field?**


**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 Game Design Certification
  • Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification—Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver
  • ACA—Graphic Design and Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator
  • Arizona Technical Skills Assessment