Information Technology Specialist

Information Technology Specialist Program

At Career College of Northern Nevada, our goal is to offer career-ready training. We partner with local employers to build our curriculum, as well as track employment trends to ensure the courses we offer are based on the IT jobs that are in-demand.  According to BLS, IT jobs in the computer and information technology occupations are expected to grow by 12% between 2018 and 2028. This is projected to add about 546,200 new jobs. The demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing and information security. Graduates of CCNN’s Information Technology Specialist program will have the skills needed to help fill these in-demand positions in every industry imaginable. The number of IT jobs are endless, but here are a few that may spark that interest: 

  • Web Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Application Architect
  • Cloud and Wireless Network Engineer
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Information Technology Specialist Training

There’s never been a better time to jump into the digital world and at Career College of Northern Nevada (CCNN), you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to build the successful career you’ve been dreaming of. BLS states that the median annual wage for computer & information technology occupations was $86,430 in 2018 – which was much higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $38,640.  IT is at the heart of every industry: healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, banking, retail, construction, and more. Within our IT program, you’ll take 18 months of Information Technology Specialist coursework, including:

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Cloud Computing and Google Cloud
  • Programming Apps – Apple & Android
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems (Cyber Security)
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Website Development and Management
  • Software Solutions
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At CCNN, you’ll learn both basic and advanced functions of IT specialists, which include:

  • Assembling, repairing, and upgrading computers and network hardware
  • Installing and maintaining complex networks, including fiber optics, Wi-Fi, enterprise class routers, gateways and switches
  • Integrating mobile devices such as Apple, Android, Google, and other Cloud-based technologies
  • Providing front- and back-end IT support, including server administration, remote systems administration and resource management

In addition, classes will also prepare students to take valuable industry related certification exams, such as A+, CISCO, VMware, and EMC2. The more certifications you acquire, the more desirable you’ll be to employers. These additional certifications show you have the skill set and dedication employers are looking for in the Information Technology world. 
(CCNN is a PearsonVue certified testing center)

Take the first step into a fulfilling IT career, begin your training today! Ready to move forward or have additional questions? Find out more by completing the form below.

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