information technology

From web design to software development to computer network management, the field of information technology offers lots of opportunity for you to shine.
Career Pathways

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.

Education-Career-Income Connection

Arts, audio-visual technology and communications offer a range of jobs at different education and salary levels.