Ask Joe
Mt. SAC Emergency Alert

Alert: Mt. SAC has Transitioned to Online Classes and Services (see www.mtsac.edu/online). Learn more about our COVID-19 response at www.mtsac.edu/health.

 
Computer and Networking Technology (Noncredit)

View Catalog Details

Enroll Now

Thousands of students get their start at Mt. SAC every year. Take the path to your future career one step further by enrolling in our program. Apply Now

Computer and Networking Technology (Noncredit)

View Catalog Details

Questions?

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Computer and Networking Technology (Noncredit)

Certificate of Completion
#24059

This certificate is intended to prepare students to enter the computer and networking fields as service technicians with foundations in basic electricity and electronics, operating systems, computer service and troubleshooting, and preparation for the A+ certification examination.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.
  • Students will be technically competent.
  • Students will employ polar and/or rectangular notation to determine the magnitude and phase shift of an unknown circuit parameter (voltage, current, impedance, and/or power).

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
Select a related job title below to view demand & salary information
    • Computer User Support Specialists

      Computer User Support Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1151.00

      Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $52.89

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $65,135.77
      Annual Job Openings
      10,518

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Computer Network Support Specialists

      Computer Network Support Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1152.00

      Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $58.66

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $71,164.92
      Annual Job Openings
      2,173

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

      Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

      SOC Career Code: 49-2011.00

      Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $35.01

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $39,580.59
      Annual Job Openings
      1,529

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages

Certificate & Degree Details

Select a certificate below to expand details
  • Computer and Networking Technology (Noncredit)

    Certificate of Completion
    #24059

    This certificate is intended to prepare students to enter the computer and networking fields as service technicians with foundations in basic electricity and electronics, operating systems, computer service and troubleshooting, and preparation for the A+ certification examination.

    Program Learning Outcomes

    • Students will be employed or seeking employment in the field or a related field.
    • Students will be technically competent.
    • Students will employ polar and/or rectangular notation to determine the magnitude and phase shift of an unknown circuit parameter (voltage, current, impedance, and/or power).

      Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    VOC CNT50
    Personal Computer (PC) Servicing
    VOC CNT52
    PC Operating Systems
    VOC CNT54
    PC Troubleshooting
    VOC CNT60
    A+ Certification Preparation
    VOC EL11
    Technical Applications in Microcomputers
    or VOC CSB15
    Microcomputer Applications
    VOC EL50A
    Electronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)
    VOC EL50B
    Electronic Circuits (AC)
    VOC EL56
    Digital Electronics

Contacts

Department Contact

Contact: Short Term VocationalTitle: DepartmentContact: stv@mtsac.edu

Office Contact

Hours: 8:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.Location: Building 40-101Phone: (909) 274-4220