A graduate of the program will have the potential for employment in the following areas:
IT Consultant: provides one-on-one problem solving for users.
Help Desk/Support Specialist: develops customized user menus, installs software packages, administers networks, and is a support technician for software packages.
PC Programmer: performs detailed program design, coding, testing, debugging, documentation, and implementation of online or interactive systems.
Computer Sales Representative: makes customer calls, establishes customer contacts, identifies customer needs, and prepares proposals.
IT Trainer: trains employees on software packages which enable the user to solve problems on an individual basis.
Network Assistant: helps to configure networks, installs hardware and software, and trains users.
Desktop Application Developer: provides for the development, testing, implementation, documentation, and support of customized desktop applications.
PC Repair Technician: maintains and repairs hardware components of desktop computers, network servers and devices, and peripheral equipment including printers and scanners.
With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find other opportunities for employment.
• Network Administrator
• Database Administrator
• Internet Site Administrator
• Hardware Technician
• IT Department Supervisor
• Computer Support Certifications such as, A+, Security +, Project+, CI3, HDI Desktop Support Specialist, HDI Support Center Analyst, Microsoft Certified Professional
The following certificates/technical diplomas may be applied toward this program:
• 311546, Computer Support Technician - IT
• 901542, Computer Support Certificate - IT