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Computer Technology Specialist

Computer Technology Specialist

This program is available at the Alexandria Campus and the Ferriday Campus.


Program Description
The Computer Technology Specialist program prepares individuals to install, program, operate, maintain, service, and diagnose operational problems in computers and computer systems arising from mechanical or electrical malfunctions. It includes instruction in the repair and operation of disk drives, printers, modems, networks, software, and software programming.

Graduates who earn credentials in this program work as support technicians, help desk analysts, computer support specialists, software trainers, end user support specialists or technology specialists. 

Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate from this program. Completion time depends on course load, course withdrawals, and repeat courses. The program takes approximately four semesters to complete based on full-time status (15+ hours per semester).

The estimated program cost per semester (subject to change) is $2,272 (based on the highest credential available).

Credentials and Exit Points
The credentials and exit points for a Computer Technology Specialist are listed below. Students who pursue the highest credential for this program (Technical Diploma) have the opportunity to finish each semester with a competency certificate. Click here for the Computer Technology Specialist curriculum.

CTS – Computer Maintenance Technician
CTS – Information Systems Technician
CTS – Computer Electronics Technician
TD – Computer Technology Specialist

Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS), Technical Diploma (TD)