Computer Systems Support
Whether you're at home, work or school, technology is everywhere. And nearly every business or organization has technology as a significant part of its structure. You can make a career out of this growing trend through the associate degree in computer systems support from Mercyhurst North East.
This degree program is designed to make you employable by the many types of companies trying to effectively integrate technology into their business strategy. Graduates of this program can provide computer systems support for virtually any type of business or institution that incorporates computers in the workplace, providing expertise in technological troubleshooting, upgrading and installing software and hardware, general applications of computer technology, and diagnosing basic computer problems. An especially attractive aspect of this degree is that students will also be able to develop web pages for marketing and e-commerce.
What can I do with this degree?
In the last decade, computers have become an integral part of everyday life, used at home, in the workplace, and at schools. This explosion in the use of computers has created a high demand for trained professionals to support and maintain computer systems in a variety of settings, including:
- Professional offices
- Small businesses
- Schools/educational instututions
- Large corporations
Other MNE alum have gone on to earn a bachelor's degree at Mercyhurst's Erie Campus and other four-year institutions. Our Internal Transfer Coordinator
can help you determine if a move to Mercyhurst's Erie Campus is right for you.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor and Industry, employment of computer support specialists and network administrators is expected to increase faster than the average for all occupations through 2018, as organizations continue integrate increasingly sophisticated technology into their everyday operations. Computers are projected to remain one of the fastest-growing industries in the U.S. economy. This median annual earnings of computer support specialists is $43,450.