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IT Specialist I 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 Specialist I Program
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The Information Technology Specialist I Program is for individuals who would like to demonstrate their expertise in a particular area of Information Technology. Students will select and attend one technical course in their area of interest. They will also receive corresponding exam preparation materials as well as a voucher for the certification exam. This three-step process will provide students with the skills necessary to perform specific Information Technology functions. Students can select a course that corresponds to certifications such as: Microsoft Technology Specialist, Certified Ethical Hacker, CISSP, Linux+, Certified Novell Administrator (CNA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), or Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA). (Note: Not all courses have corresponding exam preparation materials and/or certification exams.)
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):

1199 - Computer and Information Sciences & Support Services, Other

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:
$2,825.00 / Year
Program Costs:
Tuition: $2,825.00
Prerequisites or off-site requirements for this program?
Program Requirements:
Not available.
Completion of this program leads to the following External Certifications or Licensures:
Microsoft Technology Specialist, MS Desktop Support Technician, Certified Ethical Hacker, CISSP, Com
Institution Completion Rate:
90.6% (432 / 477)
Program Contact Information:
Career Development
Career Development Team
(952) 896-6800
Program Accrediting Body:
Microsoft, CompTIA, Novell, Cisco, Citrix, EC-Council, ISC
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