The amount of information in the world grows exponentially every day.

There is a lot more to the Information Technology field than connecting computers to networks. Our economy and our culture are driven by the collection, processing, and exchange of information. We need people capable of handling this increasingly complex task.

Are you a college bound student with strong academic skills? Boost your GPA, while boosting your career! The Advanced Information Technology (Informatics) is the only Advanced Career course offered at James Rumsey Technical Institute. Students in Advanced Career courses are guaranteed weighted credit through West Virginia’s Uniform Grading Policy 2515.

Also, students who complete the program earn the SREB (Southern Regional Educational Board) Certificate of Completion. If you are considering higher education and a career in the IT field, then Advanced Information Technology (Informatics) is the choice for you!

What you will do in this class

Build and manage databases, analyze and improve systems such as voice and video infrastructures, network security systems, programming, robotics, green technology, computer and network forensics, and GIS.  Design, implement, and test programming languages, mobile devices, gaming and digital simulations.

Skills you will learn

Designing, building, and managing information infrastructures for small to large businesses using Microsoft consumer and enterprise software.

Tools you will use

Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Server 2012, Desktop Computers, Apple iPad, Android Tablets, Windows Tablets

Major Units of Study

Connecting the Digital World
Designing in the Digital World
Building the Digital World
Managing the Digital World

I have gained a lot of knowledge from taking the Informatics course. My methods of learning and technical skills have become stronger. Informatics has not only refreshed my ability to learn, study, and work with databases, but has also enhanced my writing skills. Informatics has presented me with the tools to be the best I can be, and further my education by providing me with Advanced Information Technology skills.

Deborah O’Leary

class of 2016

Example Job Titles

Certified Technology Manager
IT Technician
Certified Information Professional
Certified Data Management Professional

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