Students interested in Information Technology explore software development through a combination of courses in programming languages, web-design, databases, and more with the opportunity to earn college credit. Columbus State Community College courses are available for students interested in learning advanced computer programming skills. Students must pass the Columbus State entrance assessment (which requires adequate knowledge of Algebra II) in order to be eligible for college credit. The IT Academy is open to students from all three high schools through an online application process. Students who participate will travel to the Emerald Campus.