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Information Technology ProgramsDownload 2020 Catalog
Technology is a big player in today’s professional world. Whether you’re working on a computer or using a smartphone app, it seems that wherever you go, technology is always around. For that reason, computer skills are key to entering many career fields, including the fast-growing field of information technology.
If you’re looking to enter the exciting and versatile world of computer science or you want to expand your current knowledge of the field, Career Quest Learning Centers has exactly what you’re looking for.
We offer two IT programs that are currently 100% online: a network administration certification program and a network administration applied associate degree program. With our help, you can earn your network administration certification in as little as 8 months or your network administration AAS degree in as little as 15 months.1
Are you ready to level up your professional life? Keep reading to see how it’s possible!
Our 100% Online IT School
Whether you’re looking to pursue a career in computer repairs, network security, or any of the other several areas of information technology, we’re here to help. After all, we strive to turn entry-level IT jobs into lifelong careers.
Depending on which career path you want to follow, our two IT programs provide you with all the information necessary to land a rewarding and stable position in information technology.
Our online program teaches students everything needed to succeed in a new career. After teaching the basics of computers and their operating systems, students take a deeper dive into information technology with the following classes:
- Help Desk Simulations
- Supporting Linux (AAS program)
- Virtualization (AAS program)
- Cloud Support (AAS program)
Enhance Your Career with Industry-Recognized Certifications
By enrolling at Career Quest, you not only have access to a thorough education that’ll help you find the career that’s right for you, but you also have the ability to earn industry-recognized certificates that can enhance your career.
- CompTIA A+ Core 1
- CompTIA A+ Core 2
- CompTIA Network+
With the skills and potential certificates earned through our network administration (AAS) program, graduates can prove to future employers that they have the skills needed to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network and network security.
To learn more about these certifications, inquire with an admissions representative today!
Why Start a Career in IT Computer Science?
The world is more and more digital-dependent every day. With a higher need for technology and computers, it means that there’s a higher demand for information technology employees.
In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2018 and 2028, there’s a projected 16 percent growth rate, which is a much faster growth rate compared to other industries.2
By taking the first step to a career in information technology, you’re setting yourself up for long-term success.
A Day in the Life of an IT Specialist
When you work in the field of information technology, no two days are the same. Some days you may build and secure computer systems, while you’ll troubleshoot problems on other days. No matter what your day has in store for you, you’ll be working with your hands and brain, putting your computer skills to the test.
A Broad Field of Work
Since IT provides the necessary skills to start your entry-level position in many fields, your certification or degree in network administration can help you land one of several available jobs:
- Desktop Support Technician
- Bench Technician
- Field Support Technician
- Network Administrator
- IT Help Desk
Where Is There an IT School near Me?
Currently, your closest IT school is right at home with our online classes. Career Quest offers remote learning through a combination of traditional lectures and labs. Thanks to our online information technology programs, you can study before or after your day job while the kids are taking a nap or whenever is most convenient for you.
Assistance Whenever It’s Needed
Whether you choose our in-person or online information technology programs, you’ll have access to all the career assistance you need in order to succeed. Here’s how:
- Small Classes: Our classes are taught by industry-experienced instructors in classes of 25 or fewer students. This way, you’re sure to get the attention you need to succeed.
- Free Tutoring: To ensure you succeed, we offer free tutoring so you have the support you need.
- Career Prep Assistance: Thanks to our Career Services department, you have all the help you need in search of your new career with resume writing and mock interviews.
- On-Site Testing: Our Career Services department also doubles as an on-site testing facility for those looking to earn certifications.
Put Your Passion to Work Today at our Michigan IT School
At Career Quest, we’re more than just an IT school—we’re an accredited IT college that gets you ready to enter the front lines of the workforce. With classes starting every few weeks, there’s no time better than now to jump-start your information technology career.
Ready to get started? Enroll today with the flexibility of an online degree!
1 To qualify, applicants must meet the requirements listed in the Career Quest Catalog.