Sep 17, 2019  
2019-20 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
2019-20 Virginia Western Academic Catalog

IT: Desktop Support Technician Career Studies Certificate

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Career Studies Certificate

This program is not eligible for federal or state financial aid beginning Fall 2019.  Students applying for Summer 2019 should refer to the 2018-19 catalog requirements, or contact your advisor.

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to give students the knowledge and skills to meet industry needs for hardware repair, desktop software support, and basic networking skills. May sit for the CompTIA Security+ Certification.

Program Objectives: Employment opportunities include entry-level positions as hardware repair personnel, software installers, and basic network trouble shooting. Occupational job titles would include: Help Desk Support Technician, Desktop Support Technician, and Hardware Repair Technician.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college. 

Program Note: This certificate can be completed in a total online format.

Total Minimum Credits for Degree: 12

1SDV 108  will satisfy the SDV 101 requirement.  SDV 108 is for developmental English students.

* This course has a requisite. 

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