Mar 03, 2024
The Datacenter Specialist program prepares students for entry-level employment in data centers or other businesses that have a need for computer technicians with training and/or certifications in basic computer repair, server installation, and networking. This program prepares students to take the industry certification CompTia exams A+ and Server+, as well as acquire the soft skills needed to be successful in an Information Technology career.
Contact information is available on the Datacenter Specialist website.
Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.
If students choose to transition to another program within the Information Technology pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.
Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate essential knowledge and skills needed to design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless network.
- Support IT infrastructures through understanding of the most common hardware and software.
- Plan, secure, and maintain IT environments using a variety of server equipment.
- Enter the job market or continue working on AAS in Information Technology or AAS in Cybersecurity.
- Completion of Datacenter Specialist, CD
- Eligible to sit for CompTIA A+ Operating Systems, A+ PC Hardware, and Server+ certifications.
Semester Total: 19 Credits
The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. Possible careers in or related to Datacenter Specialist include data center technicians, network technicians, service center technicians, and field network technicians.
Additional information on careers in Information Technology or Cybersecurity is available through Career Coach.
LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.