Information Technologies Specialist Diploma Program
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This Information Technology Specialist diploma program prepares the student to enter a career as a computer service technician in the area of service and maintenance of both industry and consumer computer products. The student will develop a basic understanding of the personal computer. Hands-on skills are highly emphasized in diagnosis and repair of related equipment. The student develops the knowledge and troubleshooting skills needed to operate and service computer and network equipment. The IT diploma program is focused on industry standards and includes preparation for the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Net+ Certification exams with an understanding necessary to perform simple network administration tasks. The student learns the employment-seeking skills necessary to successfully enter the employment market.
As with all programs at ICT, this program includes an externship. An Externship is a program component that assigns a student to a partnering company near Atlanta for 135 hours giving the student the opportunity to put his/her new skills to use and gain real-life career training. ICT is one of the few schools that offer this as part of a student’s training in every program of study.
With the ICT Information Technology Specialist Diploma, a graduate can expect an entry level position earning between $26,740 and $37,800, which is in line with national average according to www.salary.com in 2017.