Information Technology

Garland ISD: CTE Information Cluster

Students will learn to the design, develop, support and manage hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services. Keeping electronic data flowing takes both technical expertise and problem-solving savvy. If you are good at grasping how technology works, have an idea for a new website or computer game, or want a career with constant emerging technologies, then Information Technology may be the right choice for you.


  • Video Game Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Database Administration
  • Multi-Media Artists and Animators
  • Computer and Information Systems Manager
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Maintenance Technician
  • Hardware Specialist
  • Programmer
  • Software Specialist
  • Teacher

Graduation planning

Endorsement: Business & Industry

See course descriptions and endorsement pathways on the high school course descriptions page.

Available certificates

  • Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT)
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA - A+
  • CompTIA - Security+
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

Clubs and Organizations

One of the best ways to acquire experience in your chosen career is by joining a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO).