Communication and Information Systems

You understand the world is just a click away. You desire for it to be closer, faster.

Story image Photo of WNCC alumni George Taylor

“If I can start over by learning a new trade, anybody can do it with the help and support from WNCC.”

Information Technology

George Taylor, IT Technical Support Specialist, NexGen Outfitters

Finding your passion

This pathway prepares for careers in Information Technology. These careers involve the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services. The IT industry is a dynamic and entrepreneurial working environment that has a revolutionary impact on the economy and society. This pathway also focuses on Communication related careers. Careers in the Performing Arts, or certain aspects of Journalism, Broadcasting and Film require creative talents. Communicating effectively in both oral and written form is essential for all careers in the cluster. In addition, the creative aspects of this cluster are rapidly merging with the technological offering exciting and challenging careers.

Career Opportunities

  • Software Developers, Applications 
  • Computer Systems Analysts 
  • Computer User Support Specialists 
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators 
  • Software Developers, Systems Software 
  • Web Developers 
  • Computer Network Architects 
  • Database Administrators 
  • Information Security Analysts 
  • Computer Network Support Specialists 
  • Computer Occupations, All Other 
  • Computer Programmers
  • Graphic Designers 
  • Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 
  • Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 
  • Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 
  • Writers and Authors 
  • Technical Writers 
  • Art Directors 
  • Producers and Directors 
  • Music Directors and Composers 

Find more jobs at: h3.ne.gov

*This list is based on projected highest number of openings in Nebraska through 2024. Source: Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Labor Market Information