According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U. S. Department of Labor, positions for computer support specialists and systems administrators is expected to grow as fast as the average. Overall employment of computer network, systems and database administrators is projected to increase by 12 percent from 2010 to 2020. Growth, however, will vary by specialty.
Job Potential Earnings
According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, computer support specialists can start around $27,000 per year with midlevel salaries around $46,000.
The following courses are prerequisites and should be taken early in the program:
- CGS 1000 – Computer Concepts
- CGS 1100 – Microcomputer Applications
- COP 1000 – Introduction to Software Development