Computer Support Technician | Dipl - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Computer Support Technician | Dipl

Computer Support Technician | Dipl

Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes
This program is eligible for free tuition

This program prepares you to perform a wide range of computer PC troubleshooting and maintenance. You will also be trained to perform entry-level LAN network troubleshooting, diagnosis, network monitoring, and maintenance of LAN networks. You also receive hands-on training with various computer applications and hardware.

Meet Your Advisor

Colleen Clifford
Colleen Clifford
Career Navigator
Sioux City Campus, Admissions A303
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Career Options

Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

Required Classes for Computer Support Technician | Dipl

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
NET 161 IT Essentials I: PC Hardware and Software 4
NET 162 IT Essentials II: Advanced PC Hardware and Software 3
NET 170 Configuring Windows 4
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
NET 240 Introduction to Networks 5
NET 155 Introduction to Wireless Networks 3
NET 612 Fundamentals of Network Security 3
COM 723 Workplace Communications 3

Elective(s) to total a minimum of 30 credit hours. Recommendation: NET 171 - Installing & Configuring Windows Server or ADM-105 - Keyboarding if needing to enhance skills. 1 credit


Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Sandy Silbernagel
Sandy Silbernagel
Computer Networking Instructor
Sioux City Campus, TSI, Room T215
Greg Strong
Greg Strong
Division Chair
Sioux City, Room B109

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $5,910.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $5,940.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.