Information Technology

  • Information Support and Services
  • Network Systems
  • Programming and Software Development

What type employment options does a certificate in Information Technology prepare you for? Certificates in Information Technology prepare students for various career responsibilities such as organizing, installing, and supporting computer and data systems, storing and organizing data, making data available to users and secure, and developing applications for specific tasks or control networks.

Can credits completed in this certificate be applied to an associate and/or bachelor’s degree now or at a later point in time? Credits from this certificate program can be applied to an associate degree.

What are possible job fields that this certificate can lead to? Certificates in Information Technology could lead to occupations as a Software Developer, Database Administrator, Systems Analyst, Application Developer, Computer and Information Systems Manger, Information Technology Analyst, Systems Architect, and more.

More information on the occupations and career pathways can be found on the Advance CTE Web site at

What are the educational requirements for careers in Information Technology? Typically a four-year bachelor's degree is required.

What is the occupational outlook for careers in Information Technology? Sample occupations are expected to grow faster than average.

What approved CTE institutions offer Information Technology? For a list of approved CTE institutions offering certificates in Information Technology go to the CTE certificate search tool.

Do these certificates have programmatic accreditation? Certificates in Information Technology do not have programmatic accreditation.