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Computer Support Technician

Enrolling in Mayfield’s Computer Support Technician program puts you on the fast track to a rewarding and potential financially secure career. This fast growing industry utilizes the latest technology to design and maintain hardware, software and networking infrastructures.

Program features include:

  • Prepares students to earn up to two CompTIA certifications, the industry standard for computer technicians.*
  • Provides the foundational skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain computer systems and networks.
  • Students build confidence as they learn career-ready skills in hardware, software and operating systems.

*Core classes prepare students for the industry-relevant certification tests that graduates must take and pass. The cost of one exam attempt per program approved certification is included in your tuition and fees.

The Computer Support Technician program provides the knowledge, skills and hands-on experience that will successfully prepare students to become professionals in the technology industry.

Computer Support Technician training includes:
  • Hardware configuration and management required to service servers and workstations
  • Network security fundamentals to understand threats and vulnerabilities, including operational security, identity management, web application attacks and more
  • Implement data backup, data storage, and data recovery best practices
  • Design, configure and troubleshoot wired and wireless networking devices
  • Server operating system knowledge essential to support servers on small to large networks

Our Computer Support Technician program is designed to give students the hands-on training and industry certifications required to succeed in the technology industry.

  • In California, jobs for Computer Support Specialists are expected to increase 14% between 2020 and 2030**
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment for Computer Support Specialists is expected to grow 9% from 2020-2030*
  • Computer Support Specialist is listed as one of the "100 Best Jobs of 2022" and one of the "10 Best Technology Jobs" by the US News & World Report

This program prepares students for potential roles, such as:
  • IT Support Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Service Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Office Help Desk Specialist
  • And more!

* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Computer Support Specialists, at (visited June 29, 2022).

** National Center for O*NET Development. California Employment Trends: 15-1232.00 - Computer User Support Specialists. O*NET OnLine. Retrieved April 19, 2023, from