Exploring Careers in IT

Exploring Careers and Courses in IT

This course explores the six areas of the tech industry, jobs and career pathways in each area, and provides information about which U of A Professional and Workforce Development courses align with each area to help you select the course that’s the best fit for you.


Learning Objectives

  • Determine which area of IT you are most interested in and/or prepared to enter
  • Learn about different career pathways in IT, including job titles, work duties, average salary, etc.  
  • Understand the various IT courses that U of A Professional Development offers and select a course that will help you reach your career goal


Course Content

  • IT Support Services
  • Computer Programming and Web Development
  • Web and Digital Communications
  • Network Systems
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • IT Career Interest Survey


2 Hours

Participants that complete the course and assessment will receive a Certificate of Completion.