Arts, AV Technology and Communication

You could find yourself working with advertising agencies, design firms and other creative teams on a range of projects and in various media. This pathway provides many opportunities to apply your skills in different job settings.

Career Pathways

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Photographer $10.22
Radio & Television Announcer $15.52
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Public Relations Specialist $23.09
Computer Network Support Specialist $23.11
Graphic Designer $26.59
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Business Operations Specialist $32.03
Computer Network Architect $33.98
Computer Information Systems Manager $56.37

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Digital Design Bay High School
Digital Design Dane Bozeman School
Digital Design Arnold High School
Digital Design Mosley High School
Digital Media /Multimedia and Design Arnold High School
Digital Media/Multimedia and Design Rutherford High School
Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Architectural Design and Construction Technology Gulf Coast State College
Business Administration and Management Gulf Coast State College
Computer Systems Information & Technology Tom P. Haney Technical College
Digital Media Gulf Coast State College
Entertainment Technology Gulf Coast State College
Organizational Management Gulf Coast State College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution
/School
Business Administration Florida State University (Bay County)
Computer Science Florida State University (Bay County)
Computer Sciences/Information Technology Gulf Coast State College
Digital Media Gulf Coast State College
IT Academy University of West Florida
Technology Management Gulf Coast State College


IMPORTANT: In each potential pathway, the ability to transfer credits from one program level to the next is dependent on a variety of factors. Statewide articulation agreements may assist in these efforts but are not available for all potential career pathways. Ongoing guidance from academic career advisors and supervisors throughout your education and training pathway is recommended.

Note: Entrepreneurial skills are frequently incorporated in different Career Pathways programs to help students prepare to launch and contribute to successful enterprises of all types.

*Salary information source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics. The final education and wage rate is the decision of the hiring employer.

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