Computer Technology Certificate

Computer Technology is a rapidly growing and dynamic field that will give students opportunities to build robust careers. Students will learn basic computer applications and programming skills that will make be valuable in any work place. Motivated students can even use the credits they earn towards an Associate's Degree in Computer Technology.

We also realize every student is unique and we give students the opportunity to explore their interests in this field by choosing from our Cybersecurity and Web Development Tracks. Learn more about the different program options below.

Program Requirements

CS101    Computer Concepts and Applications 
CS210    Database Design and Management 
CS245    Management Applications 
MA107  College Algebra or Higher
EN101   English I
CS205    Programming I
 
Cybersecurity Track
CS233    Networking Fundamentals
CS220    Service Desk Essentials
CS325    Information Security and Privacy
CS352    Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
 
Web Development Track
CS116/CS130      Introduction to Graphic Design or
                              Introduction to Mobile Application Development
CS206    Programming II
CS234    Client-Side Web Development
CS301    Server-Side Web Development

Total Credits: 30

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Program Snapshot

Online
Credits: 30
Term Length: 8-weeks 
Typical Time to Completion*:
5 terms; 10 months

Computer Technology Certificate Options

Cybersecurity Track

The mission of the Associate of Science in Computer Technology program with a focus in Cybersecurity is to prepare students for entry-level positions as cybersecurity associates. The Cybersecurity curriculum is designed for the student who is interested in obtaining a foundation in computing concepts and networking management practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • Make informed judgments and include unique perspectives of others in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Identify and analyze user needs and consider them during the selection, integration, and administration of computer-based systems
  • Apply security principles and practices to the environment, hardware, software, and human aspects of a system.

Web Development Track

The mission of the Certificate in Computer Technology program with a focus in Web Development is to expose students to the skills required in entry-level positions as web designers.The Web Design curriculum is designed for the student who is interested in obtaining a foundation in computing concepts and web application design and development using current software development and information management practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and analyze user needs and consider them during the selection, integration, and administration of computer-based systems.
  • Apply design and development principles in the construction of a software solution.

Gainful Employment Disclosure 

Fisher College has adopted early rescission of the Gainful Employment regulations (2014 Rule) as made available via the Department of Education’s June 28, 2019 Electronic Announcement.  This includes early rescission of section 482 (c) of the HEA with regulatory changes to subpart Q and subpart R of the Student Assistance General Provisions at Title 34 part 668 of the Code of Federal Regulations.   Fisher College has removed Gainful Employment disclosure templates from all materials and will not be distributing templates to prospective students.  In addition, Fisher College will not provide Gainful Employment data for the 2018-2019 award year.

*Based on continuous enrollment of two courses every term. Time to completion may be shorter based on eligible transfer credit or longer if course enrollment varies.