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Adult Division: 330-729-4100

High School: 330-729-4000

STEM+ME2: 330-729-4000 Ext.1207

Curriculum Highlights

Business IT

Program Description

If you're interested in earning an Information Technology (IT) certificate/credential, this is the program for you! Not only will you gain IT knowledge but you will also gain a competitive edge in the IT workforce. Our Business IT program matches industry demands and offers a wide range of courses and disciplines. By pursuing your IT certificate, you will gain specialized knowledge that may allow you to make headway in your career as a professional in the technology world.

This area of Information Technology deals with the design, application, implementation, support, or management of computer- based information systems and/or software. Students will gain the necessary skills to use computer systems and software to provide technical assistance to others in a variety of technology sites.

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Students in this program will learn:

  • Hardware Design
  • Software Application
  • Computer Support and Management
  • Information Security
  • Web Development
  • Digital Media
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Employability
  • Resume Building
  • Interview Skills
  • Presentation Mangement
  • System Networking
  • Software Support
College Connection

Higher Education Options

The focus of the Business IT pathway is on a seamless transition to a two-year associate degree program. Employment comes after the completion of the associate degree. Interim employment may be secured in positions that deal with information management, software development, computer value-added reselling and network installations.

Articulation Agreements with the following institutions:

  • Youngstown State University
  • Kent State University
  • University of Akron
  • Stark State College
Career Resources

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Career Options

Students who have completed this program are prepared for careers as:

  • Customer Service Representative
  • Database Administrator
  • Help Desk Technician
  • PC Technician
  • IS/Operator/Analyst
  • PC Support Specialist
  • Technical Support Engineer
  • Web Designer
  • Software Specialist
  • Systems Analyst-Programmer
  • System Design Analyst

Industry Credentials

  • Microsoft Office Specialist
  • Adobe Certified Expert
  • Comptia A+
  • OSHA 10

Industry Organization

Business Professionals of AmericaBusiness Professionals of America (BPA)


7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

Governing Board Members

  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, President
  • Michael Stanko, Vice President
  • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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