Senior-Only Program: Coding U

Coding U at RG Drage is a senior only program that covers the fundamentals of information technology. In this course, students will learn the basics of computer hardware, software, networking, security and maintenance. This will help students earn the CompTIA
ITF+(Information Technology Fundamental) certification. In addition, students will have the opportunity to earn certifications in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, and Access. Students will also learn programming skills including troubleshooting, variables, data types, classes, and objects using various programming languages.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Office Manager
  • Executive Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • IT Support Technician
  • SharePoint Specialist
  • Database Specialist
  • Workbook Developer

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH FURTHER
EDUCATION
  • Support Specialist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Quality Assurance Tester
  • Web Developer
  • IT Technician
  • Systems Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • User Experience Designer

Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2020 to 2030, faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 667,600 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security. The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $91,250 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.

Program Instructor: Christie Evans
Industry Credentials: CompTIA IT Fundamentals, Microsoft Office Specialist Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel 2016
Course Credits: 3
College Partners: University of Akron, Stark State College

R. G. Drage will be closed from Nov. 23 thru Nov. 28. Classes will resume Nov. 29th.

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