Program Description

The Computer Technology Specialist program prepares individuals to install, program, operate, maintain, service, and diagnose operational problems in computers and computer systems arising from mechanical or electrical malfunctions. It includes instruction in the repair and operation of disk drives, printers, modems, networks, software, and software programming.

Graduates who earn credentials in this program work as support technicians, help desk analysts, computer support specialists, software trainers, end user support specialists or technology specialists.

Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate from this program. Completion time depends on course load, course withdrawals, and repeat courses. The program takes approximately four semesters to complete based on full-time status (15+ hours per semester).

Q Are other career programs available?

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Q Cost

The estimated program cost per semester (subject to change) is $2,272 (based on the highest credential available).

Q Gainful Employment Disclosure

This program is designed to be completed in two years.
This program will cost $9088.00 if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
Of the students who completed this program within normal time, the typical graduate leaves with $6131.00 of debt.
The following States do not have licensure requirements for this profession: Louisiana
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Q Credentials and Exit Points

The credentials and exit points for a Computer Technology Specialist are listed below. Students who pursue the highest credential for this program (Technical Diploma) have the opportunity to finish each semester with a competency certificate. Click here for the Computer Technology Specialist curriculum.

AAS - Cloud Computing
TD - Computer Technology Specialist

Exit Points
CTC – Computer Maintenance Technician
CTS – Information Systems Technician

Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS), Career and Technical Certificate (CTC), Technical Diploma (TD)

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