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Computer Information Technology

Instructor: Mrs. Nicole Kmetz

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Overview

Skills for today's high-tech workplace are taught in this program to students who want to succeed in the world of business technology. Computer Information Technology seeks to offer a current curriculum that provides a broad knowledge base and employable skills that will prepare students for today's workplace. Students are prepared to enter the workplace directly and/or further their education.

Program Memberships/Opportunities

  • FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
  • Dual Enrollment (earn college credits while at West Side CTC)

Possible Professional Certifications

  • Internet and Computing Core (IC3)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
  • Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS)
  • A+
  • CompTia Strata

Career Outlook

Information systems continues to be one of the fastest growing professions that shows no sign of slowing down. Possible job opportunities:

  • Microcomputer applications specialists
  • Basic network support technicians
  • Medical insurance billers
  • Help desk representatives
  • Software application trainers

Student Comments

"This shop has provided me with a broad spectrum of computer related functions that will enable me to be successful in my career choice."

Sean, Wyoming Valley West, Senior IC3 Certified

"Even though I have not decided on a career, this shop has provided me with the fundamentals for many different industries."

Kirstin, Wyoming Valley West, Junior IC3 Certified

"The skills I learned in this shop, allowed me to earn multiple advanced certifications for free and at a comfortable pace."

Jeremy, Wyoming Area, Senior IC3 Certified, MOS Word, MOS Excel, and MOS PowerPoint certified.

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