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Computer Science / IT

The Information Technology (IT) program is a MA Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Career Technical Education (CTE) Chapter 74 approved program that offers a three year course of studies that prepares individuals with basic and technical skills for careers in IT. Students follow a sequential, project-based curriculum that is aligned with the Massachusetts CVTE Curriculum Frameworks. The first year course introduces students to all aspects of the IT industry including networking, computer support services, key applications, and interactive media.

The Rindge School of Technical Arts is now a Cisco Academy. Students in the 2nd and 3rd year of Information Technology focus on one of the specific areas of IT and prepare for Cisco Certifications: IT Essentials and Discovery. Integrated into these courses are the Massachusetts Core Curriculum Frameworks (Science, Math, and English/Language Arts).