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Computer Service Technician Certificate 2017-18

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Computer Service Technician Certificate

Schoolcraft program code # 1YC.00159

Computer service technicians provide technical support for computer systems, PCs, networks and peripheral devices. The technician needs to be able to provide diagnostic analysis and solutions to hardware, software and network problems. A technician will need to have a broad background in the areas of PCs, as well as network wiring and standards. The technician will also assist in the installation and maintaining of computer systems, networks and software.

All courses are not offered each semester. Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them. Students who satisfactorily complete all college and program requirements qualify for a certificate of program completion.

​Curriculum Guide (PDF)

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First Year - Fall Semester
CIS 235
Managing and Troubleshooting PCs
3
COMPS 124
Introduction to Personal Computers and Software
3
ELECT 131
Basic Measurement and Reporting Skills
3
ELECT 137
DC Circuits and Mathematical Modeling
5

Total Credits: 14

First Year - Winter Semester
CIS 265
Networking 1
3
COMPS 126
Technical Programming 
3
COMPS 147
Computer and Peripheral Maintenance and Management
4
CIS 120
Software Applications
3

Total Credits: 13

First Year - Spring Semester
Elective* CIS course 3

Total Credits: 3


Program Total 30 Credits

​View a complete list of courses in the Computer Service (COMPS) and Computer Information Systems (CIS) discipline.

* Any CIS course not previously taken.


 

 

Job Outlook

National Median Salary for Computer Service-Related Jobs

  • Computer Service Technician: $36,620

Unless otherwise specified, salary data is sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov), Glassdoor.com or Career Cruising, an online resource available through our Career Services office (www.schoolcraft.edu/career services). Earnings may vary based on experience, education and location.


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