Academic Programs • Information Technology

 For more information and individualized degree advising, please contact:

Program Chair
 

Marty Villarreal
(432) 685-5566
mvillarreal@midland.edu

Dean of Applied
Technology

Curt Pervier
(432) 685-4677
cper@midland.edu

Division Secretary
 

Lisa Tanner
(432) 685-4676
ltanner@midland.edu

Is an Information Technology Career Right for You?

Interested in finding out how the Internet works? Do you have a desire to create or support communication networks? Want to help ensure the security of corporate data and resources? If your answer is yes, then you should pursue an Information Technology certificate or degree at Midland College.

Information Technology is a broad discipline that impacts everyone connected to the modern world. IT professionals apply cutting edge technologies to the creation, management, and security of data and digital communication infrastructures.

Study IT ... Learn IT ... Certify IT !!!!!!!

Information Technology education at Midland College and validation of acquired knowledge and skill through certification helps students obtain jobs and develop through their career. Over 90% of hiring managers believe that IT certifications are valuable in validating expertise. Why is certification important? How can certification benefit my career?

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Where appropriate, MC Information Technology curriculum aligns with industry recognized certification exam domains to assist students in preparing for certification readiness. The MC Information Technology Program maintains various academic partnerships with industry leading organizations such as Microsoft, CompTIA, VMware, and Cisco that provide support, materials, and resources for students wishing to validate their education through certification.

Check out the degree plan FAQ page or contact an MC Information Technology program staff member for more details.

The MC Information Technology Program: Your Gateway to an IT Career.

The demand for a skilled workforce in Information Technology is expected to grow as more industries like healthcare, energy development & delivery, and retail e-commerce become ever more reliant upon communication networks and an increased need for information security The MC Information Technology curriculum of study prepares students for careers in IT by establishing fundamental knowledge in hardware and software disciplines. Students develop an understanding of basic IT literacy principles practiced throughout the IT industry and are exposed to network communication techniques, infrastructure design methodologies, and information security concepts. As with most industries, Information Technology careers begin with entry-level positions that lead to career advancement as your experience and expertise grow. A few Information Technology career opportunities include:

     IT/Customer Service Analyst
     Help Desk Technician
     Network Support/Field Service Technician
     Network/Systems Security Specialist
     Network/Systems Administrator

The IT curriculum is delivered through a variety of learning environments including instructor-led classroom lectures, hands-on lab environments, and simulation-enhanced online learning that encourages the development of advanced communication and critical thinking skills.

For detailed Certificate and Associates level degree paths and detailed course descriptions please refer to the Midland College Academic Catalog.

Visit Information Technology program information on MC's online catalog

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infotechPreparing students for careers in computer maintenance, computer network installation, database design and administration, computer programming, and troubleshooting.For more information, contact:
Marty Villarreal
(432) 685-5566
mvillarreal@midland.edu


Note: The IT Support Specialist Certificate is scheduled to close on 08/31/2018. All other degrees and certificates in this program will remain active.