Associate of Applied Science│2 Years│63 Credits│Fond du Lac, West Bend│Eligible for Financial Aid
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 a Technical Support Specialist associate degree from Moraine Park!
A career as a technical support specialist balances both Information Technology and customer service. Students in the Information Technology – 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 Specialist program gain both theoretical and hands-on training.
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.
Potential careers include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Technical Support Specialist
- Help Desk
- Support Technician
- PC Technician
Consider related IT programs:
- Applications Support Specialist
- Cybersecurity Specialist
- Information Security Certificate
- Mobile Applications Developer Program
- Software Developer
- Technical Support Specialist
- Help Desk Support Specialist
- Web Development and Design Specialist Program
- Web Designer/Developer Program
- Web Site Coordinator Certificate
Moraine Park’s admissions starts with the online application. The admissions steps and financial aid process can take 4-5 weeks for some programs, so plan ahead.
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The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors such as total credits required, textbooks and the financial aid you receive. Some programs have additional costs such as uniforms, technology and equipment.
Please refer to the Tuition & Fee Information for enrollment fee information.
Additional Program Costs
Expect to use your own computer for many classes.
Cost of Attendance
Cost of attendance (sometimes referred to as the “sticker price”) is the maximum amount of money it costs to attend college for one year and is used to determine your financial aid offering.
While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.
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High school dual credit provides high school students the opportunity to earn college credit while in high school, without leaving their high school classroom. The courses are taught by certified high school instructors using technical college curriculum, grading policies and textbooks.
Has previous life experience already helped you build knowledge and skills applicable to your studies? Applying previously earned credits to a program of study can save you both time spent in the classroom and money spent on tuition and fees.
Financial Aid is provided to aid eligible associate degree and technical diploma programs with 28 credits or more. Processing can take 6-8 weeks after a student’s completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received.