School for IT Career Training FAQs - MyComputerCareer

MyComputerCareer IT Career Training Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should I begin a career in IT?

    IT, or Information Technology, is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States. Many of the careers are in high-demand, making the salaries, even for entry-level positions, higher than the national average. Plus, it’s one of the industries in which skills and knowledge mean more than a traditional four-year degree. We help you obtain the professional certifications that prove to employers that you have the skills you need for the job they’re looking to fill.

  • What certifications do you offer?

    We offer training for up to 14 in-demand certifications across five of the leading brands in IT, including Microsoft, Linux, Cisco, CompTIA, and even the Certified Ethical Hacker certification from EC-Council.

    See Certifications

  • What kind of programs do you offer?

    We have four programs:

    • Information Technology Security & Administration (ITSA – No prerequisites)
    • Cyber Security Specialist (CSS – Prerequisites)
    • Cyber Security Engineer (CSE – Prerequisites)
    • Associate of Applied Science in Network Administration and Cyber Security (Associate’s Program – Prerequisites)

     

    With the exception of an Associate’s Degree, each of our programs can be completed in from six to eleven months, but you’ll begin receiving certifications in as little as a couple of months and you can start your career before you graduate from your program.

    Learn more about our program.

  • What kind of careers will I be qualified for?

    There are numerous IT jobs and career paths available to you with the certifications obtained through MyComputerCareer, including:

     

  • How much will I make in an Information Technology career?

    There are numerous career paths in IT. MyComputerCareer makes no promises or guarantees related to salary but the US Department of Labor Statistics provides insight into the salaries available to certified industry professionals. For example, the median salary for a Network Administrator is $83,000, while the median salary for a Computer Support Specialist is around $50,000.

  • Do you offer job placement?

    Yes! With our Career Services solutions, we have a broad network of connections with employers who actively seek to hire our graduates. Career Services and Alumni Services also provide resume assistance, interview coaching, on-going training and refresher courses, plus lifetime placement support!

  • Are you accredited?

    Absolutely! We are proud to be accredited by ACCET, the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training, officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a “reliable authority” regarding accrediting education and training programs.

  • Where are you located?

    Based in Holly Springs, NC, we offer on-campus learning on eight campuses across Texas, North Carolina, Indiana, and Ohio, plus we offer LIVE ONLINE learning throughout the US and beyond. Visit our locations page to learn more.

  • How do I get started?

    Whether you’re brand new to IT or have years of experience, we’ve got a path to your rewarding new tech career filled with unlimited growth potential. Take our free career evaluation and let us help pave your journey to a new life!
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