An Introduction to the Computer Technology Field
The 30-credit Computer Technology Diploma program introduces students to various aspects of the computer field and can be used as a goal or as an interim step in obtaining an AAS degree. Students will develop skills in functional applications of the computer to a business environment. View the Computer Technology Diploma in the College Catalog
What Will I Earn?
If you plan to stay in the region, there are many occupations related to this program degree and certificates. In the 10-county region* surrounding Westmoreland County Community College, the earnings for occupations in this field range from $17.55 - $47.79 per hour, with an average hourly wage of $28.28.
It is important to remember that wages vary based on level of education, experience, job location and other factors.
Source: Data provided by Lightcast™ (https://lightcast.io/) 2023.1
* 10-county region includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington and Westmoreland.
Graduates of the computer technology diploma program may find employment as technical support technicians, technical sales representatives, customer service technicians, help-desk analysts and IT trainers.