The IT - Computer Support Specialist (IT-CSS) Associate Degree program prepares individuals in three areas of support: software, hardware and help desk. The IT-CSS graduate will be proficient with Microsoft Office, Windows operating systems, computer hardware, design and development of databases, basic computer network technologies, formal help desk environments and mobile computing devices. The IT-CSS program prepares learners to test for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification, A+ Certification, HDI Customer Support Representative (HDI-CSR) and HDI-Desktop Support Technician (HDI-DST) Certifications. Potential occupations include: Computer Support Specialist, Computer Applications Specialist, PC Technician, Help Desk Specialist, Help Desk Coordinator and Software Trainer.
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Approximate Cost$12,558 (Tuition: $9736, Books: $2822)
Average Starting Salary$38,407 According to Economic Modeling Specialists International.
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- Manage information technology hardware
- Manage software
- Support computer networks
- Provide end user support
- Solve information technology problems
- Demonstrate customer service skills as an IT professional
- Computer Support Specialist
- Computer Applications Specialist
- PC Technician
- Help Desk Specialist
- Help Desk Coordinator
- Software Trainer
To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.Course List
Additional program Information
IT programs require students to have fundamental computer skills to be successful. Students will be required to complete testing in Windows and Computer Concepts as part of the admission process. These tests are offered at no cost through NTC Testing Centers.
Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.
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