Prepare for a promising career in computer technology

Computer Support Specialists have a projected employmentgrowth rate of 18 % and annual wage of $46,260*

*Citation:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Computer Support Specialists,Internet site visited July 29, 2012

Computer Science and Computer Information Technology

Computer Science and Computer Information Technology Education Options
Designed to prepare students to enter a highly technical and multifaceted information technology workforce 
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree:  this two-year degree provides the student with an understanding of computer concepts, hardware and competence in several widely used IT applications.
  • Associate of Science Degree in Computer Science: this degree provides the student with recommended field of study courses to be transferred to a university bachelor's degree program.
  • 1 to 2 semester certificates including:
    • Personal Computer Technical Support
    • Digital Media Design and Development
    • Microcomputer Support Operator
    • Microcomputer Support Specialist
  • Professional Certifications: Single courses resulting in specialized skill and possible professional certification including:
    • Microsoft Development Technician
    • Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint
    • IC3 (national recognized digital literacy certification)
    • Adobe CS
    • CompTIA A+
    • Intuit Quickbooks

Panola College professional development training and testing

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