Computer Systems & Information Technology
Program Length: 900 hours
Program Number: Y100200
The purpose of the Computer Systems & Information Technology is to prepare students for the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ exams, while at the same time instilling the work habits and ethical standards that will allow them to excel in the job market.
The CompTIA A+ certification is the starting point for a career in IT. The exams cover maintenance of PCs, mobile devices, laptops, operating systems and printers. This is the foundational level information for a career in computers and information technology.
The CompTIA Network+ certification is the next step on the path to a career in Computer Systems & Information Technology. The exam covers network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security.
CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that demonstrates competency in: network security; compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography.
This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of four occupational completion points (OCPs).
Computer Systems Technician
Computer Network Technician
Computer Networking Specialist
Computer Security Technician
Age: 16 years or older
Basic Skills: Unless exempt, students' competency in reading, math, and language are assessed within six (6) weeks of program entry using the TABE.
Program Advisory Estimated Entry-Level Salary Range
Council on Occupational Education (COE) Rates
Program Completion Rate: 89%
Program Placement Rate: 83%