Information Technology

SouthwestTech_Icon_ComputerScienceOpen the doors to your future with Southwest Technical College’s Information Technology (IT) Program. Increase your knowledge of computer equipment as you learn how to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data. This program explores hardware, networking, and computer programming through a flexible and self-directed schedule and offers specialization options in Linux System Administration or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate.

Cost: $3,564.00
Cost includes tuition, books, fees, and supplies. Click here for scholarship and financial aid resources.

Start Dates: You can start the Information Technology Program anytime throughout the academic year. All courses are instructor assisted open labs. Want to enroll? Click here to get started.

Program Length: 705 hours (Approximately 11 academic months.)

Location: Main Campus – Health Professions and Trades Building

Program Outcome:

  • Southwest Technical College Certificate of Program Completion

Professional Certification Available:
Upon successful completion of the program, students may be eligible to obtain the following certifications:

  • Comp TIA A+
  • Comp TIA Linux+
  • Comp TIA Network+
  • Comp TIA Security+
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) include the following tests (3): 1) Installation, Storage, and Compute with WindowServer 2016; 2) Networking with Window Server 2016; 3) Identity with Window Server 2016.

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Employment Resources:

    High School Transfer Agreements (High school classes transferring to Southwest Tech)

    SUU Dual Enrollment/Course Equivalency (Southwest Tech courses transferring to SUU)


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    “I just fell in love with programming. I wake up in the morning excited to program.”

    Drake Hunt

    Computer Science Graduate

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    Each Southwest Tech Certificate Program has an Occupational Advisory Committee that consists of industry professionals from the regions we serve. These committee members ensure that desirable, relevant, and current practices of each occupation are being taught. This program has committee members from the following organizations:


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