From web design to software development to computer network management, the field of information technology offers lots of opportunity for you to shine.
Information technology has four career pathways:
- Network Systems: Individuals who design, install and maintain a network of computers connected together and to other resources such as the Internet, printers and file servers, such as computer network administrator.
- Programming and Software Development: Individuals who design and write computer programs or computer hardware, such as a software programmer.
- Web and Digital Communications: Individuals who design websites and digital media, such as a web developer.
- Information Support and Services: Individuals who collect, manage and analyze data using computers, such as a computer user support specialist.
Meta-Major: Arts, Humanities, Communication and Design
Are you interested in the arts, audio-visual technology, and communications but not sure what you want to do? Check out the arts, humanities, communication and design meta-major at your local state college. A meta-major is a collection of associate degree programs aligned to a general career area, such as the arts. Because all programs under the meta-major have common courses, you can pursue a relevant course of study before deciding on a specific degree program.
Arts, audio-visual technology and communications offer a range of jobs at different education and salary levels.
Source: June 2023 O*NET OnLine