Begin Your IT Support Specialist Training in Lewisburg, PA
Do you consider yourself somewhat of a computer guru? Do all of your friends and family come to you with questions about computers? If so, IT Support training could prepare you for an exciting career.
In as little as 18 months, you can be well on your way to your new career with your Associate in Specialized Technology Degree from McCann. Our IT Support Specialist program is located in Lewisburg, PA, and we also serve the surrounding areas of Montadon, Linntown, College Park, and Fairville.
This program is offered through our CampusFlex track which brings you the best of both on-campus classes and online coursework. You’ll spend the majority of your time at our campus, training in a group environment and complete some of your coursework online.
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At McCann, your education and career are at the top of our priorities list. We hire qualified instructors who are ready to help you every step of the way. Here are some of the classes you’ll take in your IT Support Specialist program:
- Practical Computer Applications: This course provides practical computer and general administrative skills required to utilize the computer as a tool in an office or clinical environment. Students will gain confidence in the use of the internet, email, productivity software, and associated computer hardware and software. The course will utilize a number of projects to reinforce the functionality and flexibility of the computer.
- Application and Database Concepts: This course prepares students to cover introductory concepts underlying the design and implementation of databases and database applications. Will also include Object Databases, Security, XML, SQL, MYSQL, Data Mining and Web Service topics. A hand’s on approach will also be provided giving students an opportunity to install and work with a database application, implement technical concepts such as database design, query processing, transaction processing and lead to an overall basic and introductory understanding of SQL and Oracle. Students will be prepared to take the MTA 98-364 Exam in Database Administration upon successful completion of this course.
- Certification Review: This course will review the overall competencies and objectives related to the CompTIA Network+ and Microsoft MCSA in Windows 7 and Windows Enterprise Desktop Support Technician Exams.
Knowledge of computers, networks and security protocol will only get you so far. At McCann, you’ll not only get quality IT Support training, you’ll get hands-on experience through our externship course. For more detailed information, download our Course Catalog.
IT Support Specialist Career Opportunities
Since IT Support Specialists are essential to any company that uses computers or the Internet, you can feel confident in your choice of career. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2022, jobs for IT Support Specialists will grow by 12%.*
Once you receive IT Support training, you could start a new career as a Network and Computer Systems Administrator
Network and Computer Systems Administrators ensure that an organization's computer network runs smoothly. They are responsible for troubleshooting problems and monitor networks to detect malware and other cyber-attacks.
Find Out More about Our Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in IT Support Specialist
At McCann, we are here to help you succeed in your education and your career. Call us today at 866.865.8065 or click here to request more information about our Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in IT Support Specialist.*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Network and Computer Systems Administrators,
on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/network-and-computer-systems-administrators.htm.