Welcome to Northland Community & Technical College in Thief River Falls and East Grand Forks, MN.
Our Computer Service/Networking Associates degree offers students both theory and hands-on training in computer equipment servicing and networking. Computer skills development covers the hardware and software systems of current computer technology. Networking skills include switching, routing, server operating systems, directory services and much more. Many classes are built around specific industry certifications.
The program prepares graduates for immediate entry-level employment in any size company utilizing computer technology. Graduates adding industry certification such as A+, Network+, CCNA, etc. have an advantage.
The program provides students with the foundation required to build a rewarding career in the continually expanding field of computer service and networking.
Faster than average growth is expected in the next few years. Growth in networking of microcomputer systems in companies of every size offers more employment opportunities for the graduate.
The Microsoft certification should allow graduates to work in any size business. Opportunities are best for those who have both training and experience on a variety of systems, such as: Microsoft Windows, Novell NetWare, and UNIX. Graduates find positions as Computer Sales and Service Reps, Computer Service Helpdesk, Computer Service Technician.