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Information Technology Education

Program information that prepare students for careers and/or postsecondary education in the areas of information technology.

Information and Communication Technologies Industry Sector

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is an umbrella term used to encompass all rapidly emerging, evolving and converging computer, software, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming, and information systems technologies. The ICT industry sector stands out as one of the top opportunities for students with jobs projected to increase by 27 percent, making the ICT industry sector the fastest growing career cluster through 2018. The ICT industry sector meets national criteria for high demand, high wages, and high skills and is reported to be the driving force of innovation behind the efficiency initiatives of all career clusters.

Jobs in the ICT industry sector represent a mix of three industry clusters:

ICT careers are divided into four pathways:

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Contact Information

Gary Page, Education Programs Consultant

Career Technical Education Leadership and Instructional Support Office
Career and College Transition Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4202
Sacramento, CA 95814

Questions: Gary Page | gpage@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0499 
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