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Computer Technology

Computer technology instructor and student imageThe WVC Computer Technology department offers training programs for computer support technicians, security specialists, network administrators and network engineers. By completing coursework in the computer technology series, you can prepare for several industry-recognized certifications including CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, Linux and Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA). Computer programming classes are offered in Java, Javascript, HTML, PHP and MySQL.

The WVC Computer Technology Center is located in Sexton Hall. The computer labs feature up-to-date equipment that is configured to allow students to perform a variety of programming and networking exercises such as configuring a domain controller, network security, routing or setting up a Web server.

Core program courses may have prerequisite requirements. English and mathematics courses require qualifying assessment score or acceptable preparatory coursework on those subjects. See course descriptions for details.

For more information about careers related to this field, go to My Next Move or the Employment Security Department Web page (scroll through the alphabetical list by occupation, or type the name of the occupation into the search filter, such as computer support specialist or network administrator).