Information Technology Pathway
Have you considered working in desktop support? The Education Fund provides the training you need to make that career change. We’ve partnered with educational providers to offer the Information Technology Pathway, which provides the core skills you need to become an IT professional.
Considering a Career in Information Technology?
- Information Technology jobs are projected to grow 8% from 2019 to 2029.*
- This pathway covers the needs that at least one of our major employer partners prefers in their Desktop Support job candidates.
- IT professionals work in a variety of healthcare settings such support specialists, help-desk technicians, to telework, or work from their home.
*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook.
Program Locations & Dates
Find your region below and click to expand and find out about start dates, program length and more:
Online - California, Nevada and Colorado
Provider: Coastline College Extended Learning Division
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the program is offered each semester.
Program Dates :
- Fall B Session: October 25 — December 19, 2021
Northwest (Washington and Oregon)
Provider: Portland Community College
Computer Information Systems Certificate
Program Length: 47 units
Program Start Dates: September 27, 2021 – December 19, 2021
Prerequisites: Reading, writing, and math readiness competency exam
Provider: College of Southern Nevada
Health Information Technology Associate Degree
Program Length: 67 units
Program Start Dates: January 18, 2022 – May 15, 2022
Prerequisite: 24 units of General Education/Prerequisite courses
Provider: Community College of Denver
Computer Information Systems Associates Degree
Program Length: 60 units
Program Start Dates: January 18, 2022 – May 9, 2022
If you’re interested, feel like you might be a good fit and are ready to get started, please schedule an appointment with a career counselor.
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