Information Technology, STEM

Applied Cybersecurity

This program provides students challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and cybersecurity-related careers in the Information Technology career cluster. As a future Information Security Analyst, you will learn about the newest development in cybersecurity, handling of security issues, safeguarding system, recognizing threats, safeguarding data and restoring systems to operating conditions.

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled workers in the field of information technology will continue to grow over the next ten years in Florida.

For more career information visit https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/get-into-information-technology

Game/Simulation/Animation/Visual Design

This program offers a sequence of project-based courses that provide coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Information Technology career cluster such as Game or Simulation Designer, Game or Simulation Graphic Artist, and Game or Simulation 3-D Animator; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Information Technology career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to practical experiences in game/simulation conceptualization, design, storyboarding, development methodologies, 2D/3D animation design and production, and implementation issues. Specialized skills involving graphic animation software are used to produce a variety of two and three dimensional components.

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled workers in the field of information technology will continue to grow over the next ten years in Florida.

For more career information visit https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/get-into-information-technology

Technology Support Services

This program prepares students for further education and careers such as a Help Desk Support Assistant, Help Desk Specialist (Help Desk Technician), and Help Desk Analyst in the Information Technology career cluster. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in network support services positions. The content includes but is not limited to software applications and operating systems including the use of advanced software/system features and programs; electronic communication via the Internet; Web page components; computer networking and network administration; the interrelationships among major components of networks; hardware and software selection and installation; integration techniques to enhance projects; and preventative hardware maintenance.

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled workers in the field of information technology will continue to grow over the next ten years in Florida.

For more career information visit https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/get-into-information-technology

Web Development

This program prepares students for further education and careers such as an Assistant Web Designer, a Web Designer, and Senior Web Designer in the Information Technology career cluster. This program provides technical skill proficiency and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Information Technology career cluster. The content includes but is not limited to operating system commands and web document development, design, promotion, and scripting.

Job Outlook

Demand for skilled workers in the field of information technology will continue to grow over the next ten years in Florida.

For more career information visit https://www.floridashines.org/find-a-career/get-into-information-technology