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IT Support is a Growing Industry. Become a Go-To Problem Solver.

As technology takes on a bigger role in our lives, the demand for skilled support technicians is booming. The BLS projects a 10% growth in the employment of computer support specialists through 2028,* faster than average. Which is why we’ve developed our online Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Support Technician program, to help a new generation of students become a part of this vital industry. You’ll learn to troubleshoot technical difficulties, monitor systems, and collaborate with others. Plus, we’ll train you in the communications and problem-solving skills needed to resolve issues and keep clients happy (and productive). On top of that, the online IT training program includes five general education courses, which provide you with a well-rounded foundation in math, writing, and core critical thinking techniques.

Get everything you need to be Day 1 Ready for an entry-level job in IT support with Vista College’s online Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Support Technician We’ve taken input from real industry employers and combined it with experience-based learning strategies to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to excel on the very first day of your new career.

Skills and Concepts

Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, our online Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Support Technician program is taught by instructors with years of professional experience and focuses on the proficiencies and concepts that employers look for in a candidate. Training includes core hardware and software concepts, operating systems, networking, and security. Graduates emerge prepared to take the A+ Core 1 & 2 certification exams, Windows Operating Systems certification exam, CompTia Network+ certification exam, and CompTia Security+ certification exam — all of which can make your education and your resume stand out from the crowd with employers.

We know that embarking on a new career goes beyond classes and exams, which is why our online program includes personalized career services that focuses on everything from building your resume to filling out applications to preparing for interviews. This is about creating a new future for yourself, and we want to be a part of that.

Fast Facts

Next Start Date
January 6

Course Length: 24 Months *
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Campus: Online
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* Based on successful, full time enrollment

Career Opportunities for Graduates

Graduates may qualify for an entry-level job in IT support. These positions could involve working for small business or large corporations; federal, state, or local governments; associations or non-profit enterprises; online retailers; colleges or universities; clinics, hospitals, and other healthcare settings; IT consulting firms; cable companies; and call centers.

Potential Job Titles: Computer Support Specialist, Computer Technician, Technical Support Specialist, Help Desk Technician, IT Specialist, Desktop Support Technician

Why Online at Vista College?

At Vista College online, we prepare our students with the concrete skills that employers are looking for in some of today’s most rapidly expanding industries. The online information technology support specialist program is designed to provide instruction in the fundamentals of hardware, software, networking, and problem-solving.

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