Information Technology (IT) Education will prepare you for employment and/or continuing education opportunities in the growing field of Information Technology through:
- Technical instruction in the classroom.
- Experiential education.
- Student internships.
- Leadership and personal development by participating in student leadership organizations.
Information Technology Education Pathways
Below are the six Career Pathways in Information Technology Education:
Career Chart and Key - The full list of occupations included in the Career Chart was defined by the Utah Department of Workforce Services and represents a large majority of the workers in Utah. Occupations were then organized into eight sections to suggest the Area of Study most related to preparing for those occupations.
Student Leadership Organization
IT students who want to participate in a leadership organization choose between the following organizations, depending on what is available at their school:You Will Learn
- Leadership and employability skills
- Time management
- Effective communication
- Problem solving skills
Each program in Information Technology Education is a sequence of courses that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills necessary to enter their chosen field of study and increase their earning potential while still in high school, and later as they pursue post-secondary education.
After high school, it is critical that you build on what you have already learned and obtain additional training, a certificate, or a degree at a post-secondary institution.
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards
CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards provide applicants with more than a 50 percent chance of receiving approximately $1,700 in tuition awards this year and possibly even more the next. Would you spend four hours compiling a portfolio to receive $1,700? That's the reality of students applying for the over 110 CTE scholarships and tuition awards.