These Certifications Can Help You Quickly Launch Your Information Technology Career
Many jobs in the information technology (IT) field offer a great degree of flexibility, in terms of hours worked per week and the location in which professional do their work. And, remote working is currently on the rise in IT, and in other applicable fields. While many jobs in the information technology (IT) sector do require degrees, there are also jobs available for people with in-demand certifications.
Our research partner, Burning Glass, has compiled data to pinpoint the best certifications for those looking to begin their careers in the information technology field. The top certifications in IT today include:
As you can see from the image list above, jobs that focus on project management, support, security, and some infrastructure work have options for those wanting to start their journey in IT right away, through strong professional certifications.
It’s through hands-on, project-based learning that Stride Career Prep students can develop knowledge about the information technology (IT) field, while also continuing their high school experience. Working on career prep now, and striving for in-demand certifications while moving forward, can help students graduate and be prepared to immediately launch into fulfilling and highly-flexible careers. Even for students who choose a community college or university path after high school, these career prep courses can help students earn up to two years of college credits, through Stride’s dual-credit model.
There are many roles and career paths, for both introverts and extroverts and even ‘digital nomads,’ within the professional field of information technology. If you are looking for a few tips from experts in the IT field, be sure to check out Stride Insight’s Top IT Tips article, as well.