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Pathways in Technology for Network and Information Technology (P-Tech NIT)

Is the P-Tech NIT Program Right for You?

  • Do you like working with computers?
  • Are you interested in network security?
  • Do you like solving problems?
  • Are you interested in information technology?

About the Program

The Pathways in Technology for Network and Information Technology (P-Tech NIT) program prepares students for a career in a field that is rapidly growing and is in high demand. The full-time program begins in 9th grade. In addition to a high school diploma, students will earn a free Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Network and Information Technologies from Montgomery College. They will also obtain industry recognized Information Technology certifications and gain valuable work-based experience by participating in industry related internships.

Sample Courses

Montgomery College courses in Networking, English, Fine Art, and more. See Program descriptions at http://catalog.montgomerycollege.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=8&poid=1809.

Certifications, Degrees

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • A.A.S Degree, Network and Information Technologies, Montgomery College

How to Apply

Forms and timelines for the new programs will be posted in early January 2018 at http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/schoolchoice/. Updates and information will be provided on the MCPS Career Readiness website.

Contact

computer science

Career Opportunities

  • Computer Service Technician
  • User Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Technician
  • Computer
  • Network Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • Network Security
  • And many more!

Where this Program is Offered

Clarksburg High School

In addition to Clarksburg High School, a limited number of students from the following high school clusters are eligible to apply: Damascus, Seneca Valley, and Watkins Mill.* MCPS will provide transportation for students who transfer to the school to enroll in this program.

*Additional high school clusters may be available, depending on space and transportation.

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