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IT Professional - Entry Level Program

Center for Professional Development
4510 West 77th Street
Suite 210
Edina, MN 55435
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Phone: (952) 896-6800
Fax: (952) 896-9728

Program: IT Professional - Entry Level Program
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The IT Professional program combines the A+, Network + and the Security + courses. By completing thie IT Professional program, you will have skills necessary for a variety of IT positions including Computer Support Specialist and PC Technician, Network Support Technician and Help Desk Technician. The Security + will prepare students to pass the current CompTIA Security+ certification exam. Students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.
Program Code:
Total Credits:
Certificate - Occupational Certificate
Length of Program/Award:
1 term (15 weeks) or less
Benchmark Learning, Edina, MN 
Not available.
Workforce Investment Act Participant Qualifies for WIA Credentialed Training:
Majors (Fields of Study):

4701 - Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician

1109 - Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

1512 - Computer Technology/Computer Systems Technology

1101 - Information Technology

Delivery Methods:
Internet Delivered
Partially Internet Based
Delivery Comments:
Each course in each program may be available via classroom instruction, Remote Learning or Mentored Learning. Please check our website for up to date delivery options for each specific course.
Average Cost of Attendance:
$6,904.75 / Year
Program Costs:
Tuition: $6,904.75
Prerequisites or off-site requirements for this program?
Program Requirements:
Not available.
Completion of this program leads to the following External Certifications or Licensures:
CompTIAs A+ Certification and Network + Certification and Security +
Institution Completion Rate:
90.6% (432 / 477)
Program Contact Information:
Career Development
Career Development Team
(952) 896-6800
Program Accrediting Body: