Information Technology
Technician


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675 Hours

Program Length

Lehi, Orem and Spanish Fork

Locations

Day and Night

Times Available

$3,314.00

Approximate Costs

Yes

Financial Aid

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.

  • MTech Certificate of Proficiency (COP) in Information Technology: Technician
  • Industry Certifications: May include PC Technician – CompTIA A+, Network Technician – CompTIA Network +, Linux Technician – CompTIA Linux + LPI
  • Gainful employment Data
  • Students enrolling in an Open Entry/Open Exit program must meet with the MTech Career and Guidance Counselor. To schedule an appointment please visit mtec.edu/counseling
  • Basic computer skills are required.
Session Location Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Days
Lehi Morning Lehi Campus Room 215 OE/OE OE/OE 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M-Th
Lehi Afternoon Lehi Campus Room 215 OE/OE OE/OE 11:30 AM 2:30 PM M-Th
Lehi Evening Lehi Campus Room 215 OE/OE OE/OE 6:00 PM 8:30 PM M-Th
Orem Morning Orem Campus Room 105 OE/OE OE/OE 7:30 AM 10:30 AM M-Th
Orem Afternoon Orem Campus Room 105 OE/OE OE/OE 11:30 AM 2:30 PM M-Th
Spanish Fork Evening Spanish Fork Campus Room 213 OE/OE OE/OE 6:00 PM 8:30 PM M-Th

Open Entry/Open Exit Schedule

The schedule for this course is offered as an Open Entry/Open Exit. Register by selecting from one of the available sessions. You will start on the next available OE/OE Start Date. You can find the next available OE/OE Start Date by checking the College Calendar.

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  • Self Paced means you may need more time to work with one concept, while needing less time with another. OE/OE allows you to choose how much time to spend on a particular concept and where to focus your attention. You are allowed to pick how quickly or slowly you complete your course, as long as you finish on or before your program hours run out.
  • Open Entry means that you can register for any OE/OE program on any OE/OE Open Registration date. Generally those date are the first and third Mondays of the month. However, there are exceptions. Please check the MTECH Calendar for exact OE/OE dates.
  • Open Exit means that you may complete a course sooner than the end of the total OE/OE hours for this program.

Time Management

Due to the flexibility of this schedule, many students have an issue at first with effectively managing their time taking OE/OE classes. There are no regularly schedule assignments and lectures, which can make it more difficult to keep on task, using your own motivation. Students are used to having regular deadlines in place for assignments, and will have to be self-motivated to complete their coursework in a timely manner.

Each instructor will give students a syllabus at orientation that will include suggested due dates to assist them with managing their time. We have found time and time again that students who are regularly turning in coursework are more successful in their course than students who don’t submit work regularly or procrastinate.

Item Cost Notes
Application Fee $0.00 There is no cost to apply.
Registration Fee $40.00
Facilities Fee $50.00
Program Fees $295.00
Tuition $1,350.00 All tuition and fees are due at the time of registration.
Total : $1,735.00

Financial Aid Eligible:Yes.
VA Eligible:Yes

Item Cost Notes
PC Pro Training Materials $162.50
Network Pro Training Materials $127.50
Security Pro Training Materials $127.50
Linux Pro Training Materials $127.50
Total : $545.00
Item Cost Notes
CompTIA A+ Industry Exam 901 $113.75
CompTIA A+ Industry Exam 902 $113.75
CompTIA Network+ Industry Exam $176.50
CompTIA Security + Industry Exam $246.25
Linux Technician-CompTIA Linux + LPI Industry Exam LXO-103 $190.00
Linux Technician-CompTIA Linux + LPI Industry Exam LXO-104 $190.00
Total : $1,030.25
  • Information, including but not limited to, times, dates, locations, tuition, fees, prerequisites, etc. are subject to change without notice. It is the viewer's responsibility to verify the timeliness and accuracy of this information prior to enrollment.
  • Classes not meeting the minimum enrollment may be cancelled or rescheduled. Minimum enrollment requirements vary per program.
  • MTECH provides training for students to prepare to take and/or receive MTECH or 3rd party licensures and certifications such as state, national or industry certifications. MTECH does not guarantee MTECH or 3rd party licensures and certifications such as state, national or industry certifications upon completion of MTECH Programs. State/national licensure or industry certifications are required for employment in some occupations and it is the responsibility of the student to obtain them. In order to receive an MTECH certificate students must demonstrate all competencies.
  • Financial Aid availability may be based on program locations and/or scheduling requirements.
  • Programs at the MTECH are based on CLOCK HOURS. Clock hours are actual hours and not credit hours.
  • If your program is OE/OE, you can easily calculate the time it takes to complete a program (your targeted completion date) by taking the total hours of the program and dividing it by the number of hours per day you meet. This will give you how many days it should take. You can then plot this on a calendar,excluding weekends and holidays.
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