The Information Technology (IT) certificate covers general IT concepts, Microsoft Office basics, networking and security fundamentals, computer upgrade and repair, and Microsoft Windows installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. Industry-recognized certifications such as CompTIA A+, MTA: Networking Fundamentals, MTA: Security Fundamentals, and MOS: Excel are covered in these courses. CompTIA vouchers are available at an academic price through the CompTIA Academic Store.
View the Graduate Success Document (opens in a new window) to learn about their impressive MCC accomplishments and the new careers they secured. All of them obtained employment within 90 days of graduating.
For over two decades, computer information technology has had tremendous growth as a profession. The potential for advancement is unlimited for an individual who thrives on change. As the profession becomes more specialized, individuals can continue to increase their marketability through continuing education, obtaining specialized certifications.
The computer user support specialist occupation was ranked as a 5-star job (highest ranking) by the NC Department of Commerce. (NCDC Labor & Economic Analysis. https://nccareers.org/starjobs/star_jobs.html).
Phi Beta Lambda is a voluntary campus organization that provides students with leadership opportunities to gain valuable experience for the job market. Students participate in activities such as promoting their profession in the community; fundraising and outreach projects; and networking with people, agencies and organizations that play a vital role in their profession. Students have the opportunity to attend state and national conferences and compete with other students in various areas of specialization in the business professions.