INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TECHNICIAN


Technicians analyze, troubleshoot, and evaluate computer network problems. They play an important role in the daily upkeep of their organization’s networks by finding solutions to problems as they occur. Solving an IT problem in a timely manner is important because organizations depend on their computer systems. Technical support specialists may provide assistance to the organization’s computer users through phone, email, or in-person visits. They often work under network and computer systems administrators, who handle more complex tasks.

This program prepares students to become industry certified in hardware and software of today’s industry computers and computer systems. Students will also become certified in network installation and management. The course has been designed with student learning as its focus. The Information Technology Programs helps meet the diverse needs of students with different interests and objectives. Courses encourage practical application of knowledge through hands-on activities, to prepare students for career opportunities, continuing education, and globally-recognized certifications.

With support from instructors, students who are disciplined and motivated cannot only earn industry recognized certifications, but will also acquire the hands-on skills to be confident in competing in today’s workforce.

Certificates and Licensures

  1. MTECH Program Certificate in Information Technology: Technician
  2. TestOut Certifications:
    1. PC Pro
    2. Network Pro
    3. Security Pro
    4. Linux Pro
  3. Industry Certifications this program prepares for include:
    1. PC Technician – CompTIA A+
    2. Network Technician – CompTIA Network +
    3. Linux Technician – CompTIA Linux + LPI
    4. CompTIA Security+

Program Snapshot

  Registration Eligibility: Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.

  Registration Availability: Registration is open on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. Students usually start the following Monday.  To check seat availability, create a new student account in the MTECH Student Portal and check seat availability or call Student Services at 801-753-6282.

  Program Length: 675 Hours. The day program will take approximately 12 months and the night program will take approximately 14 months.

  Times: Mornings, Afternoons and Evenings. See schedule details below.

  Locations: MTECH Lehi Main, Orem and Spanish Fork Campuses

  Financial Aid Eligible: This program is eligible for Financial Aid and Veterans Assistance. +Learn More

   Gainful Employment Disclosure

Prerequisites

  High School Students: Students should coordinate with home high school counselors prior to registration.

  MTECH Counselor: Students enrolling in this program must meet with an MTECH Academic and Career Counselor prior to registration. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling.

  Entrance Assessment: Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. To learn more visit mtec.edu/testing.

  New Student Orientation: Students must complete the brief MTECH New Student Orientation prior to first day of class.  To learn more visit mtec.edu/nso.

Basic computer skills are required.

Students may waive portions of this program by providing proof of current certifications.

Schedule

SessionLocationRmStart DateEnd DateStart TimeEnd TimeDays
OpenLehi215OpenOpen7:30 am10:30 amM-Th
OpenLehi215OpenOpen11:30 am2:30 pmM-Th
OpenLehi215OpenOpen6:00 pm8:30 pmM-Th
OpenOrem105OpenOpen7:30 am10:30 amM-Th
OpenOrem105OpenOpen11:30 am2:30 pmM-Th
OpenSpanish Fork213OpenOpen6:00 pm8:30 pmM-Th
OpenProvoTBDTBDOpen7:30 am11:30 amM-Th
OpenProvoTBDTBDOpen11:30 am2:30 pmM-Th

*Students attend Monday - Thursday during registered class time. On Fridays students will work on assignments from home.

Tuition and Fees

ItemCostNotes
Registration Fee$40.00 
Program Fees$345.00 Includes facilities fee
Tuition$1,417.50 
total:$1,802.50 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.

Materials and Supplies

ItemCostNotes
TestOut PC Pro Training$170.00 
TestOut Network Pro Training$135.00 
TestOut Security Pro Training$135.00 
TestOut Linux Pro Training$135.00 
Headphones$5.00 
CompTIA A+ 901 Exam$120.00 Optional
CompTIA A+ 902 Exam$120.00 Optional
CompTIA Network+ Exam$185.00 Optional
CompTIA Security+ Exam$258.00 Optional
CompTIA Linux+ LPI Exam LXO-103$200.00 Optional
CompTIA Linux+ LPI Exam LXO-104$200.00 Optional
TOTAL:$1,663.00 

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