Program: Management-Hardware & Software Support
Award:vAssociate of Applied Science

Overview

This program is designed to prepare students for a career in hardware and software support. Upon successful completion of the program and completion of an industry certification exam, students can enter a variety of computing jobs in computer support services or can use it as a springboard toward advanced study in specialized areas of computing.

What will I learn?

Students successfully completing this program will know how to…

  • Demonstrate oral and written presentation skills
  • Apply leadership, ethical standards and team building skills
  • Design a comprehensive business plan
  • Demonstrate ability to use technology to analyze and solve business problems
  • Use basic computation skills
  • Evaluate and build a simple network

How long will I need to be in college?

A college-ready student attending Camp full-time can complete this associate degree in two years. 

What is the job outlook for careers in Hardware & Software Support Management?

Camp’s service area is in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region.  There are a projected 813 job openings in this region each year for computer user support specialists and installation, maintenance and repair occupations (751). (Source:  Virginia Labor Market Information Occupational Projections for the Hampton Roads Region 2012-2022.)

How much will I earn in this career?

Salaries for Hardware & Software Support Management jobs in Virginia

 

Bottom

Median

High

Computer User Support Specialists

$31,690

$52,250

$83,070

Installation, Maintenance & Repair Occupations

$20,670

$42,710

$64,160

(Source:  Virginia Education Wizard www.vawizard.org, 7-23-19)

Want to know more?  Check out the program map and program requirements in the College Catalog.