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ITI Classes to Careers Road Map

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New to computers or need to refresh your skills? Start here!

The skills taught in these courses are also a necessary foundation for more advanced courses. 

Computer Basics Courses: 

  • Mastering Windows Fundamentals
  • Networking Basics
  • IT Foundations

Possible Careers: Administrative Office Assistant, Office Assistant, Executive Assistant

Certifications: MC Certificate of Completion

Learn or expand the computer skills necessary to be successful in administrative office settings.  

Administrative Office Support Classesnew window

  • Microsoft Word and Excel Foundation Series
  • Virtual Office Management with Office 365
  • MS Excel—Levels I, II, & III

*Possible Certifications: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)

Possible Careers:  Administrative Assistants, Office Assistant, Receptionist.

Increase the efficiency of your day-to-day business operations by using technology applications that will make your job easier and business more profitable. 

Business Applications Classes: new window

  • MS Project
  • MS Sharepoint
  • QuickBooks Online

Possible Careers: These courses are designed for managers, project manager coordinators,  bookkeepers, business owners, and other professionals.

Certification: MC Certificate of Completion

Learn the cloud computing skills you need to stay relevant in the Information Technology field. 

Cloud Technologies Classes: new window

  • Cloud Introduction
  • Amazon Web Service (AWS)—Cloud Practitioner
  • Introduction to AWS Cloud Engineering
  • AWS—Certified Solutions Architect Exam Prep

*Possible Certifications: The courses are the first steps to achieve AWS Cloud Practitioner, AWS Solutions,  Architect Associate.

Possible Careers: Cloud Administrator, Cloud Security Analyst, Cloud Engineer

The following course sequence provides the foundation for a career in cybersecurity. 

Cybersecurity Classes: new window

  • IT Foundations
  • Cybersecurity Practitioner 
  • Security+ Certification Training & Exam Prep
  • CISSP Test Preparation

Possible Careers: Security Engineer, Security Architect, Security Administrator, Security Specialist. 

*Possible Certifications: CompTIA  ITF+, Comp TIA Security+ , CISSP Certification (Certified Information Systems Security Professional )

Data is growing exponentially, and so is the demand for IT professionals that possess the skills to handle it.  The following courses will help you learn the initial skills to enter this field.

Data Analysis Classes: new window

  • Data Analytics Practitioner—Introduction
  • Data Analytics Practitioner
  • Data Fundamentals
  • Power BI— Introduction

Possible Careers:  Data Analysts, Data Engineers, Data Consultant, Database Specialist

*Possible Certifications: CompTIA  Data+

These courses will help you get hired and succeed in jobs related to networking computers and devices. 

Computer Networking Classes: 

  • IT Foundations
  • IT Help Desk Practitioner Training
  • IT Networking Academy
  • Network+ Certification Training and Exam Prep
  • Cisco CCNA Complete and CCNA Lab

*Possible Certifications: CompTIA Network+ Certification, CompTIA Security+ Certification, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification, CompTIA IT Fundamentals, 

Possible careers: IT Helpdesk Support,  Helpdesk Specialists, or Service Deck Technicians network technician, support engineer, network engineer, network designer, 

Programmers write, test, and maintain codes to create computer programs. The following course sequences will help you start a career in this field. 

Programming Courses: new window
Java Track 

  • IT Foundations
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Java Programming
  • Web App Development: Java Spring Boot

Python Track 

  • IT Foundations
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Certified Python Programmer—PECP
  • Certified Associate Python Programmer- PCAP

Possible Careers: Software Developers, Computer Programmer, Software Engineer.

*Possible Certifications: CompTIA ITF+. PECP, PCAP


Learn how to build sophisticated and interactive websites and start your career as a Front-End web developer. The Front-End Web Development Certification program trains you to become a Front-End Certified Web Developer based on the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) curriculum. Students who complete the training develop a portfolio of web-based projects designed, developed, and deployed to a live World Wide Web portfolio of their work.

Web and Mobile Course(s): new window

  • Front End Web Development Certification

Possible Careers: Front End Web Developer

*Possible Certification: Front End Certified Web Developer

Please note that Montgomery College does not administer the exams. 

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