Shayla Lightfritz on Computer Support Technician
If you are interested in a career in the ever-changing world of Information Technology, then our Computer Support Technician program is for you. Learn how to build, maintain and troubleshoot microcomputers. Learn network administration and network security basics. Plus get the know-how in installation of common telecommunications and network cabling.
Our classrooms are equipped with current Windows desktop operating systems and network operating systems. You will learn Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016, and Linux. You will also work with networking hardware including UTP and Fiber Optic Cabling, Cisco switches, routers, and firewall devices.
In addition to classroom studies, Computer Support Technician majors complete a 315 hour practicum site placement. You get hands-on experience while being mentored by a local IT professional.
Successful completion of the Computer Support Technician program leads to the Associate of Applied Business degree and prepares you to obtain employment as a PC support technician, a network support technician, or network administrator. As a graduate, you will be prepared to take the CompTIA A+, Network+, Linux+, and Security+ certification exams, and the Cisco CCENT certification exam.