Information Technology

Certificate Description

The Information Technology certificate program teaches IT skills and prepares students (adult and high school) for successful job placement in the IT industry. Students learn these skills through computer simulations, hands-on labs, and employer-guided, industry-recognized curriculum which is competency-based. In addition, students will be prepared for industry certifications (such as TestOut, CompTia, Cisco, etc.) This program includes courses in system administration, network administration, cybersecurity and web technology. Students are encouraged to obtain IT industry certifications to increase their career outlook. This certificate will satisfy the pre-requisite for the Cybersecurity program.

Students will:
• Demonstrate understanding of IT principles and concepts by analyzing real-world scenarios and passing certifications
• Develop and apply troubleshooting skills in hands-on assessments and projects
• Show growth in professional development as it relates to communication skills, presentation methods, time management and organization through instructor observations, evaluations and industry-related internship.

Industry Certifications Available:

  • A+
  • Network+
  • Linux+
  • Security+
  • Server+
  • CCNA
  • CEH
  • and more!

 
IT Service Desk (Logan Campus – Main and Logan Campus – West Only)

Get real world experience servicing faculty, staff, and students’ personal machines and devices.

Certificate Courses

 

Additional Requirements

Complete IT Fundamentals (ITEC0995). This 30-hour course allows students the opportunity to develop a broader understanding of Information Technology (IT) and determine if a career in this field is right for them. It covers all areas of IT, establishing a framework for potential students. This course is designed to help students prepare for the CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification if the student desires. Students must complete all components of this course at 85% or better to be eligible to enroll in the IT Program.
Objectives:
• Set up a computer workstation running Windows and use basic software applications.
• Understand the functions and types of devices used within a computer system.
• Apply basic computer maintenance and support principles.
• Configure computers and mobile devices to connect to home networks and to the internet.
• Identify security issues affecting the use of computers and networks.

Students must attend a course orientation 8 am on the first class.
Students must attend 15 hours per week.
Open Lab Availability:
Mon – Thurs, 8 am – 9 pm.
Friday, 8 am – 4 pm.

Questions? Contact Trent at tstokes@btech.edu.

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Employment Outlook
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The words career and job are very different. To be specific, a job is what you show up to for work; a career spans your lifetime and includes your education, training, professional memberships, and is something you love doing.

Step 1 - Let's Get Started - Admissions

Bridgerland Technical College is open year round. Most programs are open-entry, open-exit, which means you can start the program at the first of every month as long as there is space available. Please contact SSA's for questions about this program, or check start dates.The first step is to fill out the application for Bridgerland Technical College Logan Campus Application or Brigham City Branch Campus Application

Step 2 - Complete Pre Admission Course

Once the pre admission course IT Fundamentals (ITEC0995) has been successfully completed, students will work with the IT Department for a start date.

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$3,065 - this is an estimate.
Course fees may vary. Required course certification testing fees are included. Optional industry certification fees not included.

Pell Eligible: Yes

Estimated Monthly Payment:

$438

Estimated Books & Supplies

Campus Locations

Logan Campus - West
Brigham City Branch Campus

Quick Facts

Certificate Duration

900 Hours - 8-10 months

Hours per Week

30 hrs/wk (part-time options available)
minimum 15 hours per week

Certificate Availability

High School Students:
Arranged - varies by school

Adult Students:
Flexible hours Mon - Thur: 8 am - 9 pm and
Fri: 8 am - 4 pm. (Part-time options available.)

Outcome Data

Reported Annually to the Accrediting Agency Council on Occupational Education

Logan Campus
Completion: 63%
Job Placement: 85%
Withdrawal: 37%

Brigham City Branch Campus
Completion: 67%
Job Placement: 75%
Withdrawal: 33%

Outcome statistics are compiled annually based upon Training Outcome surveys conducted with students post-graduation. Data is gathered through coordination with the student, faculty, Student Services Office personnel, and licensing agencies.

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A Little About Bridgerland Technical College

The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies.

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Hours of Operation

Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

Brigham City Branch Campus
Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Logan Campus - Main (Office)
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
TDD: 800-346-4128
Fax: 435-752-2016