Information Technology

Are you interested in career using computers? One of our Information Technology programs may be the right choice for you. Explore the available programs below.


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Recently, Information Technology student, David Balliet began working for Ada Custom Memorials and Granite. 

When asked about his preparation, Balliet says, “I feel PTC has equipped me well to be able to do this job. They taught me the skills I needed in order to perform well and effectively.” Even better, he says, “I get to do what I have always loved doing and I get paid for it. I have always loved art but have always found graphics to be the best way for me to do it. I feel like this job will be a great start for my graphic design career.”

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Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer

This program prepares students for careers in electronic publishing. Students acquire fundamental skills in image creation and management procedures and techniques as they create, revise, optimize and export graphics for video, print and web publishing. Students learn digital photography and understand copyright basics. Students gain skills required for Adobe Certified Associate.

Courses:

Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $3,886
Total Out of District: $5,371
VA Approved

Possible Employment Opportunities:

Graphic Designer
Graphic Artist
Composing Room Supervisor
Creative Manager
Desktop Publisher

Credentials/Certifications

Adobe Certified Associate:

Oklahoma Department of Career Technology Education:

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at: http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 50.0409 O-NET: 27-1024

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

PROGRAM TITLE: Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer
INSTRUCTOR: Tina Davis
TOTAL HOURS: 540


Desktop Support Technician

This program prepares students to provide technical assistance to computer users in various work environments. Students learn to repair, service, and troubleshoot personal computers and computer related equipment and to install and configure operating systems and application software. They also learn the basics of networking, including installation, configuration and troubleshooting of hardware peripherals and protocols, as well as network administration duties and providing support for network users. Students are trained to design, support and keep communications systems secure and learn to configure routers, switches, and maintain wide area networks.

Courses:

Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $6,016
Total Out of District: $8,244
VA Approved

Possible Employment Opportunities:

Computer Network Specialist
IT Consultant
Network Engineer
Systems Specialist
Network Technical Analyst
Senior IT Assistant

Credentials/Certifications

Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education

Comp TIA

TestOut

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at: http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 11-0901 O-NET: 15-1152

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

PROGRAM TITLE: Desktop Support Technician
INSTRUCTOR: Tina Davis
TOTAL HOURS: 810


Multimedia CADD

This program prepares students to create and edit graphics for video, print and web publishing. Students will learn to create 2D and 3D drawings and may print their designs on a 3D printer or a large format printer. CADD is designed for students who have an interest in drafting and design, architecture, and engineering. AutoCAD is used for 2D and Revit and SolidWorks are used for 3D.

Courses:

Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $5,278
Total Out of District: $7,753

Possible Employment Opportunities:

CADD Technician
CADD Designer

Credentials/Certifications

Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education

Certiport

BS Dassault Systemes

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at: http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 15.1302 O-NET: 17-3013

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

PROGRAM TITLE: Multimedia Specialist/Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD)
INSTRUCTOR: Tina Davis
TOTAL HOURS: 900


Multimedia Specialist Photo and Video

This program prepares students to create and edit graphics for video, print and web publishing. Students learn desktop publishing and graphic design techniques along with digital photography skills. Students design and edit motion graphics and visual effects utilizing state of the art equipment in a full broadcast production studio. This selection is for students who have interests in graphic design, desktop publishing, photography, or production videography. Students will acquire advanced skills in those areas, as well as the opportunity to obtain industry certification as an Adobe Certified Associate, develop an online portfolio and resume.

Courses:

Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $4,876
Total Out of District: $7,351
VA Approved

Possible Employment Opportunities:

Video Production Assistant
Video Editor
Illustrator
Graphic Designer
Photographer

Credentials/Certifications

Adobe Certified Associate

Oklahoma Department of Career Technology Education

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at: http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 10.0304 O-NET: 27-1014

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

PROGRAM TITLE: Multimedia Specialist/Photo Video
INSTRUCTOR: Tina Davis
TOTAL HOURS: 900


PC Support Technician

This high school only program prepares students to repair, service, and troubleshoot personal computers and computer-related equipment and to install and configure operating systems and application software. Students in this program gain the technical skills required for CompTIA A+ industry certification.

Courses:

Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $4,434
Total Out of District: $5,919
VA Approved

Possible Employment Opportunities:

IT Support Consultant
IT Helpdesk
IT Technician I

Credentials/Certifications

Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education-- Computer Fundamentals
CompTIA-- A+
TestOut-- PC Pro

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at: http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 11-1006 O-NET: 15-1151

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

PROGRAM TITLE: PC Support Technician
INSTRUCTOR: Tina Davis
TOTAL HOURS: 540