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:

California

Provider: Colorado Technical University (CTU)

Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Security
Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Network Management
Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Software Systems Engineering

Program Length: 36 months

Application Deadline:

  • July 22, 2022
  • September 7, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • August 9, 2022
  • September 20, 2022

 

Provider: Coastline College Extended Learning Division

CompTIA Network+ Certification

Length of Program: 1 year

Application Deadlines: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the program is offered each semester.

  • May 30, 2022
  • August 15, 2022
  • October 10, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • June 13, 2022
  • August 29, 2022
  • October 24, 2022

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Northwest (Washington and Oregon)

Provider: Portland Community College

Computer Information Systems Certificate (1 year)
Associate’s Degree in Health Information Management (2 years)

Application Deadlines:

  • June 13, 2022
  • September 12, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • June 27, 2022
  • September 26, 2022

 

Provider: Clackamas Community College

Computer & Network Administration Certificate

Program Length: 1 year

Application Deadline:

  • June 6, 2022
  • September 12, 2022


Program Start Date:

  • June 20, 2022
  • September 26, 2022

 

Provider: Colorado Technical University (CTU)

Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Security
Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Network Management
Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Software Systems Engineering

Program Length: 36 months

Application Deadline:

  • June 14, 2022


Program Start Dates:

  • June 28, 2022

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Nevada

Provider: College of Southern Nevada

Health Information Technology Associate Degree

Program Length: 2 years

Application Deadlines:

  • May 23, 2022
  • August 15, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • June 6, 2022
  • August 29, 2022

Prerequisite: 24 units of General Education/Prerequisite courses

Provider: Coastline College Extended Learning Division

CompTIA Network+ Certification

Length of Program: 1 year

Application Deadlines: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the program is offered each semester.

  • May 30, 2022
  • August 15, 2022
  • October 10, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • June 13, 2022
  • August 29, 2022
  • October 24, 2022

Provider: Colorado Technical University (CTU)

Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Security
Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Network Management
Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Software Systems Engineering

Program Length: 36 months

Application Deadline:

  • June 14, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • June 28, 2022

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Colorado

Provider: Arapahoe Community College

Computer Information Systems Associate

Program Length: 2 years

Application Deadline:

  • May 17, 2022


Program Start Dates:

  • May 31, 2022

Prerequisites: Degree requirements

 

Provider: Community College of Denver

Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems 

Program Length: 2 years

Application Deadline:

  • May 17, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • May 31, 2022

Prerequisites: None

 

Provider: Community College of Aurora

IT Tech and Support Certificate
Network Security Certificate

Application Deadlines:

  • May 17, 2022
  • July 8, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • May 31, 2022
  • August 22, 2022

Prerequisites: None

Provider: Coastline College Extended Learning Division

CompTIA Network+ Certification

Length of Program: 1 year

Application Deadlines: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the program is offered each semester.

  • May 30, 2022
  • August 15, 2022
  • October 10, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • June 13, 2022
  • August 29, 2022
  • October 24, 2022

 

Provider: Colorado Technical University (CTU)

Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Security
Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Network Management
Bachelors of Science with a Concentration in Software Systems Engineering

Program Length: 36 months

Application Deadline:

  • June 14, 2022

Program Start Dates:

  • June 28, 2022

Apply now

Get Started

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