Information Technology

Computers are important to the way we live and do business.

The Information Technology pathway will prepare you to go to work in high-tech and high-paying IT jobs of tomorrow.


HISD Four-Year Course Sequences

The IT program of study will prepare you to explore issues in computing, solve high tech problems, learn programming languages, design and test software systems, and more! HISD programs include: Computer Networking, Computer Programming, Digital Media and Web Technologies, and Geographic Information Systems.

High Schools Offering Information Technology pathways

Fastest Growing Career Opportunities

  • Computer Programmers
  • Computer Engineers
  • Database Administrators

Certifications and Licensures

  • BICSI – Cabling Installation
  • CompTIA- Strata, A+, Network+, Security+
  • Adobe Certified Associate- Web Authoring,
  • Interactive Media
  • CIW- Web Design Specialist, Web Security
  • Associate, Internet Business Associate,
  • STARS Certification
  • SPACE Certification
  • ESRI Technical Certification- Desktop
  • MOS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access

High Paying Careers

  • Chief Information Officer $130,000
  • Software Developer $100,000
  • Network Administrator $80,000



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