Apr 13, 2024  
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 
    
2022-2023 CNM Catalog, Volume 54 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Computer Information Systems (Certificate of Completion), Computer Support Specialist


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School of Business & Information Technology (BIT)

This CIS Computer Support Specialist certificate is a subset of the core AAS degree technical courses. These core courses combine a variety of CIS courses offering the concepts and skills so that graduates may enter into IT support positions. It is designed to prepare students for work in the growing business market of microcomputer applications, Internet, security, programming, networking, and troubleshooting.

Since this CIS Computer Support Specialist certificate is a subset of the core AAS degree technical courses, it will enable CNM students who have completed the CIS AAS degree in a different concentration to complete the remaining technical courses in this area and earn this CIS certificate.  Additionally, this cert is ideal for students coming to CNM with AA/AAS/BS degrees who wish to do the core technical course work for this area. 

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Educational Option Information

  • This educational option can be completed: Part-time or full-time.
  • This educational option is designed for: Students who have completed an associates or bachelor’s degree and wish to complete coursework to enter into the IT profession. .
  • This educational option can be started: Any term.
  • Primary course location: Main campus, many courses offered online.
  • Other course or licensing requirements that apply to this educational option:
    • Some courses in the program have associated course fees that cover the cost of industry recognized certification exams.

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Educational Opportunities

Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.

Career Opportunities

Gainful Employment information is available from Job Connection Services.

Ten Year Rule for CTE Courses

Career and technical education courses in this program will qualify for credit for a period of ten academic years. Due to changing technologies, trends, and professional demands, courses completed ten or more years in the past will satisfy program requirements only if they are approved by the instructional school in which they were offered. Cohorted programs may have additional restrictions.

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