This certificate prepares you to
work in a help desk support position where you will work on installing,
configuring, managing and monitoring hardware and software applications in a
stand-alone or networked environment. You will be provided with ongoing user
support skills in the field of information technology. Courses in this program
are not eligible for financial aid.
This certificate transfers to our A.S. Degree inInformation Technology, which transfers to our bachelor’s degree in Technology Development and Management.
Employment of computer support specialists is projected to grow 17 percent through 2022 as organizations upgrade hardware and software. Growth will be highest in firms that support cloud-computing technology. Growth should also be strong in healthcare fields. Our program prepares you for entry-level careers as:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Summer 2017 (530)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Summer 2017 (530), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Dr. James Stewart, Dean of Technology
This certificate program prepares the student to work in a help desk support position for installing, configuring, managing and monitoring hardware and software applications in a stand-alone or networked environment. Students will be provided with ongoing user support skills in the field of information technology.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
0511010313: Information Technology
Federal CIP Code
11.0103: Information Technology.
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