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Academic Year: 2021-2022

Computer Support Specialist - IT Associate Degree

Program Code 101543

The demand for computer support specialists is growing as the number of computers and their level of complexity rise, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. As a Computer Support Specialist- IT program graduate, you're prepared for a variety of careers including IT consultant, help desk/support specialist, PC programmer, computer sales representative, IT trainer, network assistant, desktop application developer, and PC repair technician.

Average Starting Salary

$50,880.80FT Median Annual Wage

Graduate Employment

With 75% Employed in Field

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This program is offered at:

Green Bay


Follow Your Path

All credits from the following technical diploma(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Computer Support Technician - IT, 311546,

All credits from the following certificate(s) apply toward this associate degree:

Computer Support, 901542

Requirements for Program Entry

  • Completed application.
  • High school transcript or equivalent. For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.
  • One year of high school algebra completed.
  • Ability to use computer keyboard and mouse.
  • To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 2.6 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Computer Support Specialist Associate Degree in the number of semesters shown.
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Curriculum Note: A student desiring a strong financial background or a student planning to double major in Accounting is advised to substitute the four credit Accounting 1 (10-101-110) for the three-credit Accounting for Non-Accountants (10-101-106). To discuss this further, please contact an NWTC academic advisor.

The credit for 10-890-101, College 101 is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program requirements, but must be passed with a C.

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