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Career Clusters  Information Technology

Introduction


Designing, developing, supporting and managing hardware, software, multimedia and system integration services.


Employment Outlook

Careers in this cluster fall into the computer and information technology occupational group used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for occupational projections.

Computer and Information Technology

Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 557,100 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.



The Buzz


Employment Trends



Opportunities



Self Employment



Pathways in this Cluster

Each pathway has more specific careers, programs and course plans: