Building Your Career

Student working on serverAs a connection between the businesses and public schools of Montgomery County, the Information Technology Foundation (ITF) program is an outstanding resource for students seeking to build the foundation for a long-term career in the information technology industry. Students in the Network Operations program work toward industry-standard CompTIA certification in A+ computer hardware and operating systems and Network+ computer network configuration and administration.

Beyond the classroom, the ITF program has helped extend the capabilities of these programs with state-of-the-art equipment; face-to-face contact with working professionals in the IT industry; and first-hand experience through the ITF program, where students sell the computers they have reconditioned.

Upon completion of this unique program, students are prepared to pursue two- or four-year degrees in computer technology at the college level.

Based on ITF's extensive interaction with Montgomery County information technology businesses, ITF students are well-versed to begin successful careers with long-term promise. In addition, students are prepared to begin working immediately at several skilled entry-level positions.

Information Technology Industry Occupations

A list of some of the opportunities available in the information technology industry:

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


Post Secondary Opportunities


Following are Links to some Post Secondary Opportunities for students exploring various options in continued education or experience.



Career Links

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