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Information about Fall 2020 at JCC

Information Technology (Certificate)

Study information technology at JCC

This certificate program provides the student with strong computer user skills and an understanding of fundamental IT concepts. Students who complete the IT certificate are ready for job responsibilities in areas of information processing and IT support such as help desk assistant, information processing support specialist, or in computer sales. This certificate also affords the student with a good foundation for further academic work in a wide range of computer-related degree programs.

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Career opportunities

JCC’s Information Technology certificate will help prepare you for a variety of computer related careers. The potential careers and median salaries for experienced professionals, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, include:

  • Network and computer systems administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of ​computer networks. Median salary: $81,000
  • Computer support specialists provide network and technical support for computer users and organizations. Median salary: $52,000


Semester 1

Course Credits

CSC 1570: Programming Concepts and Applications


CSC 1580: Computer Hardware & System Software


ENG 1510: English Composition I


Mathematics & Sciences Elective


MAT 1500: Problem Solving with Mathematics (or higher)


INT 1555: Inquire


Semester 2

Course Credits

BUS 1500: Introduction to Business


CSC 1530: Introduction to HTML & CSS


CSC 1560: Computer Applications Software I


Social Sciences Elective

Choose a course from the social sciences category


Program Core Elective

Choose a CSC course not already required within the program core requirements, except CSC 1510