Do you like figuring things out and helping others? Gain hands-on skills and start working in the field in less than two years with an IT Technical Support Specialist associate degree from Moraine Park!
About the Program
A career as a technical support specialist balances both IT and customer service. Students in the IT – Technical Support Specialist program provide technical assistance either in person, through email or over the phone. Typical work consists of computer setup, troubleshooting, writing procedures or staffing a help desk.
What You’ll Learn
Students in the Technical Support program gain both theoretical and hands-on training. Students will earn the Google IT Support Certificate.
Students learn to perform a variety of computer functions such as installing hardware and software, troubleshooting, and providing system and computer maintenance. Graduates of this program have a strong knowledge of common software applications. Students in this program must have strong communication and time management skills, pay strong attention to detail. A Technical Support career may require long work hours and mobility. This program leads toward the A+ certification.
Earn two degrees at once!
With an additional 12 credits, students can earn both the Information Technology – Network Specialist and Information Technology – Technical Support Specialist Associate of Applied Science degrees in only five terms (less than two and a half years). Those interested should follow the Dual Degree Information Technology – Network Specialist and Information Technology – Technical Support Specialist program guide.