Arts, Information, and Communications
Which pathways are offered?
Digital Design†— This pathway prepares students to produce digitally generated or computer-enhanced media used in business, training, entertainment, communications, and marketing.
Web and Digital Communications—This pathway prepares students to create, design, and produce interactive multimedia products and services.
What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*
Examples of jobs include:
Applications Software Developer
Computer and Information Systems Manager
Software Quality Assurance Engineer
Multimedia Artist and Animator
Digital Media Specialist
What is the salary outlook?*
Salaries vary depending on the job title, but approximate sample career salaries include:
Multimedia Artist and Animator—$72,520
*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 12, 2019.
†Planned for school year 2019–2020.
Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?
The National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) Computer Programming Exam
The NOCTI Web Design Exam
Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certifications