Cybersecurity & Information Technology

If you have coder’s brain and are always two steps ahead of technology, we have your career. The information technology industry is a dynamic and entrepreneurial field that continues to have a revolutionary impact on the economy and the world around us. Consider a rewarding career in the field of information technology & cybersecurity!

Career Pathways

Requires on-the-job training, work experience, and/or a high school diploma
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Word Processor $11.37
Computer Repair $18.76
Graphic Designer $20.78
Requires two years of education beyond high school or on-the-job experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Network & Computer Systems Administrator $21.96
Computer Systems Analyst $28.19
Computer Programmer $34.82
Requires four or more years of education beyond high school plus work experience
Job Average Hourly Rate*
Computer Network Architect $33.57
Computer Hardware Engineer $41.05
Computer Information Systems Manager $51.13

Training Pathways

Middle and high school career or career academy programs

 

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Certifications, technical programs or two-year degree programs
Training Programs Institution/School
A.A. Computer Information SystemsPensacola State College
A.S. Computer Programming and AnalysisPensacola State College
Applied Cyber SecurityFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Applied Cyber SecurityNorthwest Florida State College
Applied Cyber SecurityOkaloosa Technical College
Applied CybersecurityFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Applied CybersecurityLocklin Technical College
Applied Information TechnologyFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Computer Aided Technical DesignEmerald Coast Technical College
Computer Aided Technical DesignNorthwest Florida State College
Computer Information SystemsPensacola State College
Computer Information TechnologyChipola College
Computer Programmer & AnalysisNorthwest Florida State College
Computer Programmer and AnalysisEmerald Coast Technical College
Computer Programmer and AnalysisNorthwest Florida State College
Computer Programming & Analysis Programming SupportPensacola State College
Computer Programming Technical CertificatePensacola State College
Computer Systems & IT Cyber SecurityGeorge Stone Technical Center
Computer Systems & Information TechnologyLocklin Technical College
Computer Systems Information & TechnologyTom P. Haney Technical College
Cybersecurity / Cyber ForensicsPensacola State College
CybersecurityEmerald Coast Technical College
CybersecurityNorthwest Florida State College
Information TechnologyEmerald Coast Technical College
Network Support Services & Network AdministratorGeorge Stone Technical Center
Network Support ServicesFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Network Systems AdministrationFlorida Panhandle Technical College
Network Systems TechnicianEmerald Coast Technical College
Network Systems TechnicianNorthwest Florida State College
Network Systems Technology, Software and Database DeveloperGulf Coast State College
Network Systems TechnologyChipola College
Technology Support ServicesNorthwest Florida State College
Technology SupportOkaloosa Technical College
Bachelor's, master's or doctoral programs
Training Programs Institution/School
AdministrationUniversity of West Florida
B.S. Computer EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
B.S. Computer Information SystemsUniversity of West Florida
B.S. Computer Science (Specialization in - Computer Information Systems, Software Engineering or Cybersecurity)University of West Florida
B.S. Electrical EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
B.S. Interdisciplinary Information Technology (Specializations in - Digital Enterprise, Information Technology or Networking & Telecommunication Technologies)University of West Florida
Computer EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
Computer Information SystemsUniversity of West Florida
Computer ScienceFlorida State University
Computer ScienceUniversity of West Florida
Computer ScienceFlorida State University (Bay County)
Cyber SecurityPensacola State College
Cybersecurity – Cyber Forensics ConcentrationPensacola State College
Cybersecurity – Information Security ConcentrationPensacola State College
CybersecurityUniversity of West Florida
Electrical EngineeringUniversity of West Florida
IT AcademyUniversity of West Florida
Information TechnologyUniversity of West Florida
Interdisciplinary Information TechnologyUniversity of West Florida
M.S. Administration (Specializations in - Cybersecurity, Database Administration, Software Engineering Administration)University of West Florida
M.S. Computer Science (Specializations in Computer Science, Database Systems, Software Engineering)University of West Florida
Network Systems TechnologyGulf Coast State College
Technical Management Information SecurityEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University
Technical ManagmentEmbry Riddle Aeronautical University

Northwest Florida Career Pathways provides a broad snapshot of the job titles and average hourly rate for the noted eight participating Counties. Please select a county for the applicable county specific job title/average hourly rate and training programs in each geographic area.

*Salary information source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Labor Market Statistics, August 2016. The final education and wage rate is the decision of the hiring employer.

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.

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