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IT and Computer Training

IT and Computer Training programs enable students to earn industry certifications while gaining skills needed for immediate employment.

If you're looking to start a rewarding career in Information Technology (IT), computer repair and support, or cybersecurity, the programs at Harford Community College will get you started. Our programs prepare with the knowlege and skills needed to sit for national and/or industry recognized certifications while allowing you to build your resumé and gain access to entry level jobs in high-demand fields. Should choose to pursue a degree program, many of the courses in these programs will transfer as credits earned.

 

Programs of Study in IT and Computer Training

Certification Prep Programs
The following IT/Computer programs prepare students for employment and to sit for industry-recognized certification exams.

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AWS Cloud Computing Practitioner
CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Certified Ethical Hacker
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Microsoft Office Specialist
Network+
Security+

Harford also offers several IT/business/computer training classes that are not part of a certification program. Take a look at the Schedule of Classes to find a class that best fits your needs.

Online ed2go Classes and Career Training 

Gain new personal and professional skills with two ways to learn through our ed2go partner. In our instructor-led courses, you study and interact with a cohort over a six-week schedule. Courses start monthly with twice-weekly lesson plans. For the independent learner, our self-paced career training courses provide access to all lessons immediately with up to twelve months to complete. Hundreds of classes are available.

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Job Outlook*

Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations. These occupations are projected to add about 531,200 new jobs. Demand for these workers will stem from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.

The median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $88,240 in May 2019, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $39,810.

*US Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook