Desktop Support C.S.

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Desktop Support C.S.

Department: Information Technology

Total Credit Hours: 28 credits

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Subject Course Title Credits
Core Course Requirements (28 credits)
IT 100 IT Technical Support 3
IT 110 Microsoft Technologies I 3
IT 210 Microsoft Technologies II 3
IT 130 Intro to Linux 3
IT 170 Security Fundamentals 3
IT 140 Programming for System Administrators 3
IT 160 Virtualization Technologies 3
IT 151 CCNA1 (Introduction to Networks) 4
IT 299 Topics in Information Technology 3
Total Required Hours: 28 credits

What is Desktop Support, C.S.? 

The Certificate of Specialization in Desktop Support prepares students for the CompTIA A+ certification and various Microsoft Certifications. Students are prepared for jobs in desktop support and working in a help desk environment.

Salary Outlook

Desktop Support analysts in Missouri earn on average $59,700 annually. Help Desk Tier 1 entry level analysts and PC Technicians earn on average $37,810. Desktop Support analysts with higher levels of expertise earn $84,575.

Sources: Robert Half Technology Salary Guide

Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $84,575.

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