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.
Some courses are not eligible for Financial Aid. Please check the list here when considering a course.
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 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.