Information Technology

Which pathways are offered?

  • Computer Systems and Information Technology—This pathway prepares students to build a foundation in computer systems using technical and product skills.

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

Some of the jobs include:

  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Network Administrator

What is the salary outlook?*

Salaries vary depending on the job, experience, and location but approximate sample salaries include:

  • Computer Network Architect—$109,020/year
  • Computer Network Support Specialist—$53,470/year
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator—$82,050/year

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook. Website last modified date: Wednesday, September 4, 2019. Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

Which industry-recognized certification exams can my student prepare for?

  • Microsoft Office certifications (up to four, each attainable in one semester)

Many Microsoft® Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who attend Destinations for at least two years in their desired pathway will have further exposure to career readiness education courses to be prepared for certification testing.