Where Can I Find Online Computer Technician Courses?

Some community and junior colleges offer online computer technician courses through certificate and associate degree programs. Read on to learn more about these programs. Schools offering Computer Support Technician degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

Online Course Options

The following list of schools represents just some of the options for online and distance learning computer technician school programs. Many schools and institutions offer at least some of their curriculum online. However, most don't offer a complete computer technician degree or certificate online.

Important Facts About This Field of Study

Possible Careers Information technology, healthcare industry, and telecommunications
Online Availability Online programs available
Common Courses Computer troubleshooting, maintaining computers, and hard drive installation and support
Degree/Certificate Levels Associate and bachelor degrees options available
Median Salary (2018)$53,470 (computer support specialists)*
Job Outlook (2016-2026)11% (computer support specialists)*

Source: *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Cleveland Institute of Electronics

Cleveland Institute of Electronics offers a distance learning computer technician accredited diploma program, which prepares students for CompTIA A+ certification. The entire program is available through distance learning. Students receive course material in the mail, study at their own pace and take exams online.

CompTIA A+ certification is a voluntary certificate offered by the non-profit trade association Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) after completion of two exams. The program's 33 lessons address such areas as operating systems, networking, computer parts and tools, network connection and set-up, PC maintenance, Windows installation and printer support.

Camden County College

Like the above diploma program, Camden County College offers a short program that prepares students for the CompTIA A+ certification exam. The program is made up of two modules reflecting the two CompTIA A+ exams required to obtain certification. This 320-hour program is taken entirely online. Students could expect to learn how to troubleshoot, repair, install, upgrade and configure computer hardware components.

Lincoln Tech

With an online Associate of Science degree in Network Communications and Information Systems (NCIS) from Lincoln Tech, students will possess the qualifications they need to become computer or information technicians. The program has a concentration in working with Microsoft systems, but students also receive training in hardware, software, desktop operating systems and related applications.

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Popular Schools

  • Penn Foster

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    • Certificates

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  • University of Alaska

    Campus Locations:

    • Alaska: Fairbanks
  • Yavapai College

    Campus Locations:

    • Arizona: Prescott
  • Withlacoochee Technical Institute

    Campus Locations:

    • Florida: Inverness
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

    Campus Locations:

    • Georgia: Valdosta
  • Winter Park Tech

    Campus Locations:

    • Florida: Winter Park
  • West Georgia Technical College

    Campus Locations:

    • Georgia: Waco
  • Southwestern College

    Campus Locations:

    • California: Chula Vista
  • Wes Watkins Technology Center

    Campus Locations:

    • Oklahoma: Wetumka