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Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 32
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The PC Specialist Diploma trains students, through theory and hands-on practice, in basic computer hardware, operating system, networking and application installation, configuration and use. Additionally, students develop written and oral communication skills, as well as build their problem solving and decision making abilities. The diploma can be used as a standalone course of study or as an opportunity for students to continue their education in the information technology field.

Technical courses include microcomputer hardware, software, networking and server courses, with emphasis on Microsoft Windows desktop support and basic Microsoft server operating system and server application administration. Studies can lead to Networking , as well as Microsoft desktop and server certifications.


Program Locations

  • St. Cloud Technical and Community College 56303

Labor Market Information

  • Computer Systems Analysts

  • Median wage: $42.77/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer User Support Specialists

  • Median wage: $24.57/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer Network Support Specialists

  • Median wage: $29.60/hour
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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St. Cloud Technical and Community College
St. Cloud Technical and Community College
1540 Northway Drive Saint Cloud, MN 56303 Toll-Free: (800) 222-1009 Local: (320) 308-5089 TTY: (320) 308-5988