Degree, Certificate or Diploma
This program is designed to place students into the workforce upon completion of this one-semester certificate. This program provides the fundamentals of computer hardware and operating system support. Graduates have the skills necessary to problem-solve for a variety of end-users, and are prepared for entry-level support and help desk positions. The job market for graduates is stable, and individuals with soft-skills are in demand. Students who wish to earn an advanced degree should consider enrolling in one of Iowa Western’s associate degree programs in the computer field.
What will you do
812 Jobs (2020)
-12.6% Change from 2020-2025
Data is from the Omaha Metropolitans Area, and the seven counties in Southwest Iowa that Iowa Western serves
- Entry: $13.07
- Average: $15.45
- Experienced: $23.34
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SPC 122 - Interpersonal Communication
CSC 114 - Introduction to Information Technology
NET 790 - PC Support I
NET 785 - Fundamentals of Desktop Support
CSC 121 - Operating Systems
NET 795 - Desktop Support Practicum
Total Semester Hours Required: 16.0
Upon the successful completion of the program students will:
- Demonstrate leadership and teamwork skills to collaborate and design solutions to business case problems.
- Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot, repair, upgrade and maintain PC hardware and software.
- Demonstrate proficiency in providing assistance to computer users.
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