Prepare for a promising career in computer technology

Computer Support Specialists have a projected employment growth rate of 11% and annual wage of $53,470*

*Citation:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2019 Edition, Computer Support Specialists,Internet site visited April 24, 2019

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