Career Academy High School - Information Technology

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

If you are committed to learning and adapting to new technological advancement, and want to be part of a fast-growing industry, the IT Academy is for you! You will have the Information Technology world at your fingertips as you gain hands on experience and training in our up to date classrooms.

Location

All programs are held at the main building at 1200 S. Barr Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802

 

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Interested in the Information Technology program? Schedule an appointment to speak with your guidance counselor.

 

PROGRAMS OFFERED

  • Graphic Imaging
  • Interactive Media
  • Networking
  • Radio/TV
  • Software Development

* Please Note: Each of the above programs are a year-long and meets Next Level Programs of Study requirements.  There is an opportunity for a second year, capstone course within each program as well. 

 

COLLEGE CREDIT & CERTIFICATIONS

Students have the opportunity to earn college credits through Ivy Tech and Vin­cennes University. Students can also earn industry certifications like CompTIA IT Essentials, CompTIA A+, Adobe Certified Associate, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Adobe Animate.

 

WHAT TO EXPECT

Graphic Imaging

Using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, students will create various publications. Such publications include commercial artwork, billboards, newsletters, business cards, posters, and more for real businesses. 

Interactive Media

In this program, students will merge text, graphics, sound, animation, and movies for presentations. Students will also apply human motion and sound to computer-generated characters and other media products found commonly in the entertainment industry.

Networking

Students in networking will learn the fundamental skills needed to for an entry-level information technology position. Students will learn to implement information systems, configure and maintain devices and software.  Also, students will learn the TCP/IP model, OS administration, how to design network topology, manage network devices, and configure routers and switches.  Students through this program can earn CompTIA certifications. 

Radio/TV

Throughout this program, students will storyboard, script write, produce, direct, operate cameras, edit, and produce a variety of video projects. Students will experience studio and control rooms to learn specialized broadcasting and video production skills.

Software Development

By enrolling in this program, students will learn about the basics of information systems, website and database development, and software development. Students will test and manage software projects, utilize industry-standard software engineering tools, and learn how to use Visual Studio. 

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Camera Operator
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Computer Network Support Specialist
  • Computer Programmers
  • Film and Video Editor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Information System Managers
  • Multimedia Artist and Animator
  • Photographer

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