IT business support focuses beyond computer repair. It goes into a variety of IT areas, such as applications, operating systems of various types, databases, hardware support, computer troubleshooting, help desk support, and project management. The IT Business Support degree provides broad skills that will allow graduates to find employment in a wide range of IT jobs.
Upon completion of the IT Business Support degree program, a graduate should be able to:
15 – 20
Students get hands-on experience with technologies such as Windows servers, Linux, and Oracle databases. Nearly all companies use computer technology of some sort. These technologies require deployment, management, and troubleshooting. This means nearly every organization is a potential source of employment for graduates with this degree.
Interested in earning a Bachelor’s? This degree program qualifies for East Carolina University’s BS in Industrial Technology Transfer Program! Once you receive your Associate in Applied Science degree at WCC, you have the option of transferring your credits to ECU towards a Bachelor’s in Industrial Technology (BSIT). Learn more about the program at ECU’s website.
The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.
Students will need access to a computer to complete work outside the classroom. In addition to textbooks, students will be required to provide their own portable storage media for most classes.
Employment: Graduates will be prepared for employment in entry-level jobs as IT help desk support, server administrator, computer systems analysts, database administrators, information systems managers, etc.
Tuition for students taking fewer than 16 semester hours is $76.00 per semester hour for in-state students and $268.00 per semester hour for out-of-state students. Students enrolled for six or more semester hours credit will be charged a $30 student activity fee and a $16 technology fee; those enrolled for less than six semester hours will be charged a $15 student activity fee and an $8 technology fee. No student activity will be charged during the Summer Term