Computer technicians must have experience working on personal computers, experience working on networks and some programming experience. Technicians are acquainted with software packages, such as word processors and spreadsheets. The computer technician must be knowledgeable in computer operations and computer systems.

Students who complete the computer technician certificate program can earn the associate degree by completing one year of full-time study beyond the certificate.

Career Outlook

Graduates may find employment in entry-level positions such as computer technician, peripheral equipment operator, help desk technician or technical support.

Program Sequence

See the program sheet to learn more about the program sequence.

Gainful Employment

Gainful employment information for NSCC’s certificate programs is available online. Gainful employment information includes: estimated cost of the program, average student loan debt and types of jobs available.