DESTINATIONS CAREER PROGRAM
Which pathways are offered?
Networking—This pathway prepares students to design, maintain, install, analyze, and manage network systems. Successful establishment and maintenance of IT infrastructure is critical for all businesses/organizations.
PC Support/IT Technology Support—This pathway prepares students to protect internet-connected systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyberattacks. Successful establishment and maintenance of IT security is critical for all businesses/organizations.
Programming and Software Development—This pathway prepares students to design, develop, implement, and maintain computer systems and software, requiring knowledge of computer operating systems, programming and markup languages (JAVA, Python, C++, HTML5/CSS), and software development.
Computer Science—Description coming soon.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
Computer and Information Systems Manager
Computer Support Specialist
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample salaries include:
Computer and Information Systems Manager—$146,360/year
Computer Support Specialist—$54,760/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 10, 2020.