Computer Programs

Computer Information Technology
Employment with organizations that use computers to process, manage and communicate information.
Employment opportunities: Systems maintenance, troubleshooting, support/training and business applications design and implementation.
AAS or Certificate
Entry Salary ranges: $29,000-$73,000*

Computer Information Technology - Game Design
Entry-level employment as game designer.
Employment opportunities: Gaming industry as programmer trainees and software developers.
Certificate
Entry Salary ranges: $29,000-$51,000*

Computer Information Technology - Microsoft Office
Entry-level employment as a Microsoft Office specialist.
Employment opportunities: Business, industry, government organizations as computer operators and software support technicians.
Certificate
Entry Salary ranges: $29,000-$52,000*

Computer Information Technology - Operating Systems
Entry-level employment with organizations that require operating systems administration.
Employment opportunities: Systems maintenance, troubleshooting, support/training and OS administration.
Certificate
Entry Salary ranges: $29,000-$68,000*

Computer Information Technology-Routing & Switching (CISCO)
Employment installing and supporting computer networks
(Students in this program may prepare for exams to earn Cisco certification.)
Employment opportunities: LAN/PC administrators, microcomputer support specialist, network control operator, communication technician/analyst, network/computer consultant, information systems specialist.
Certificate
Entry Salary ranges: $29,000-$63,000*


* Information from www.cbsalary.com.
Salary information is designed to serve as a guide to students making career choices. Graduates may make more or less money than the figures cited, and salaries are in no way guaranteed by South Piedmont Community College.