Information Technology

Information Technology (IT) is one of the most rapidly growing fields in the United States today.  As technology expands and develops at an exponential rate the need for highly qualified Information Technology specialists will continue to grow.  The overall employment in the Information Technology field is expected to increase 30% between 2008 and 2018, which is significantly higher than the national average for all other occupations.  Information Technology students engage in an intense and thorough experience that encompasses every part of the information technology profession.  This includes computer repair and maintenance, networking, programming, web-design, computer security, and resolving network issues for large corporations and businesses among many others.  IT students also gain hands-on experience with the latest developments in hardware and software technologies; including networks and operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Linux, Unix, and new-generation web-based applications.  Whether you go straight to college or enter directly into the workforce the Information Technology program is a great step towards a successful future.

FACULTY:

Mr. Bergendahl        rbergendahl@mccanntech.org

Mr. Burdick                pburdick@mccanntech.org   

 

For information on labor market trends and job outlooks in the Information Technology  field click here.

CAREER PLACEMENTS

  • Compuworks
  • Picture Perfect
  • Amenitech
  • Berkshire Bank

COLLEGE PLACEMENTS

  • Framingham State University
  • Hudson Valley Community College
  • Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
  • Mount Ida College
  • New England School of Communication
  • Southern Vermont College
  • Springfield College
  • Suffolk University
  • University of New Haven
  • Vermont Tech

Course Content

Grade 9

Computer Maintenance and Repair

Computer Assembly

Operating System Installation

Networking Concepts

HTML5

Cascading Style Sheets

Graphic Design

Grade 10

OSHA 10-hour Certification

Mobile Operating Systems

Printers

Advanced Troubleshooting

Computer Security

JavaScript

Server-side web development with PHP

IT Fundamentals Certification

Grade 11

Grade 12