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Program of the Month: Computer Technology

Date Published: March 01, 2018

Computer Tech JoeWestmoreland County Community College offers a wide range of programs and courses designed to prepare students for challenges in the field of computer technology. The associate of applied science degree in computer technology offers four options: programming, networking, technical support and web publishing.

The computer technology diploma is a two-semester program designed to be a shorter alternative to the more comprehensive associate degree program. The diploma program provides an interdisciplinary look at computer technology at the introductory level. It includes many courses that can be applied to the associate degree.

The college also offers several certificate programs in computer technology that cover selected topics in depth. Certificates are available in database development, fiber optic technologiesnetworking, microcomputer support, programming, web applications, web development and PC Repair/A+.

These short programs are particularly advantageous for the Westmoreland graduate or student in the workforce who needs to upgrade their technical skills. Certificate courses can also be applied toward associate degree options.