STRIDE CAREER PREP
Which pathway is offered?
Information Technology Exploratory—This pathway prepares students for careers in IT through studying networking information support, web and digital communications, and programming and software development.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Some of the jobs include:
- Web Developer
- Graphic Designer
- Computer and Information Systems Manager
- Computer Programmer
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
Computer and Systems Information Manager—$151,150/year
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
- Microsoft® Office Certifications (Excel, Word) **
*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 9, 2021.
**Many Microsoft®️ Office certificates can be earned after completing one course. Other certificates require more classes to be better prepared, and students who participate in the program for at least two years will have further preparation for certification testing.