Solutions Infrastructure Expert

Program Hours: 400 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $19,995

Program Overview

The Solutions Infrastructure Expert program is designed for those who wish to support end users in a PC environment and to troubleshoot desktop environment. This program validates your ability to identify the cause and resolution of desktop application, network, and basic security issues.

In this program, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. The student will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks.

CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wireless technology. Employees, customers, and potential clients depend on their network. Employing those CompTIA Network+ certified help keep this vital part of business up and running.

After taking CompTIA Security + course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

In the Configuring Windows 8 class students will learn how to install and customize Windows 8 operating systems and apps, integrate and control access to domains and cloud services, and migrate and synchronize settings across multiple devices.

In the Supporting Windows 8 course students learn how to design the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Windows 8. Two unique features of this course are integration of cloud services and Windows Intune™. The skills in this course are suitable for small or enterprise environments.

The Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.

The Administering Windows Server 2012 course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy.

In the Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services students will learn advanced configuration and services tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, and failover clustering.

The Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure course provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to plan, design, and deploy a physical and logical Windows Server 2012 Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) infrastructure.

In the Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure course students learn skills to plan and implement a highly available, secure infrastructure with focus on Active Directory® Federation Service (AD FS), public key infrastructure (PKI), and Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS).

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Specialist
  • Senior Support Rep
  • Systems Admin
  • Windows Server Admin
  • Senior Systems Admin
  • Senior Server Admin
  • Enterprise administrator
  • Database administrator

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 IT Technician

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $5940

Program Overview

In the first course of this program, CompTIA A+, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

In Network+, you will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks. CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wireless technology.

Employees, customers, and potential clients depend on their network. Employing those CompTIA Network+ certified help keep this vital part of business up and running. After taking CompTIA Security+ course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Systems Support
  • PC/Network Support
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • PC Field Technician

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 Desktop Technican

Program Hours: 200 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $10,700

Program Overview

The Desktop Support Technician program is designed for those who wish to support end users in a PC environment and to troubleshoot desktop environment. This program validates your ability to identify the cause and resolution of desktop application, network, and basic security issues.

In the first course of this program, CompTIA A+, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

In Network+, you will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks. CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wireless technology. Employees, customers, and potential clients depend on their network. Employing those CompTIA Network+ certified help keep this vital part of business up and running.

After taking CompTIA Security+ course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

In the 20687 Configuring Windows 8 class students will learn how to install and customize Windows 8 operating systems and apps, integrate and control access to domains and cloud services, and migrate and synchronize settings across multiple devices.

In the 20688 Supporting Windows 8 course students learn how to design the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Windows 8. Two unique features of this course are integration of cloud services and Windows Intune™. The skills in this course are suitable for small or enterprise environments.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Specialist
  • Lead Desktop Support Technician
  • Helpdesk Tech

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

Consumer Programs

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Consumer Programs from New Horizons Minnesota

Career Training Programs at New Horizons Minnesota

Whether you are new to Information Technology or experienced and looking to advance your career, we have the program to fit your needs. Our programs are designed to prepare you for real-world skills that employers are looking for today.

Mission: We empower our students and enable their professional career success in our community and in our workforce by providing a high quality career training and educational experience.

We support our mission through the following:

  • Providing a high quality career training and educational experience to our students
  • Continuous evaluation of the educational experience and our programs in order to be responsive to changes in our workforce, economy, and communities
  • Integrating leading-edge information technology into teaching, learning, and school management
  • Providing high quality professional career opportunities for our students, faculty and staff
  • Supporting networking opportunities for faculty, staff, and students in order to promote high job placements into the community and workforce.

Included Programs

  • IT Technician
  • Desktop Technician
  • Server Administrator
  • Solutions Infrastructure Expert
  • Network Associate Program 
  • Network System Administrator
  • CompTIA A+ Technician Program 
  • CompTIA Network+ Technician Program 
  • CompTIA Security+ Technician Program 
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt With Agile 
  • Windows 10 Administration Program
  • SQL Basic Program 
  • SQL Advanced Program 
  • ITIL® Foundations Program 
  • Adminstrative: Excel 
  • VMware Data Center Virtualization Program 
  • SharePoint Specialist Program

 

Windows 8 training CompTIA training Windows Server 2012 training Cisco training

 

 Oracle Database Administrator

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: None

Program Description and Skills to Be Learned

Oracle Database technology is used by the world’s leading companies to manage critical business functions, systems and processes. The process of becoming Oracle Database certified broadens your knowledge and skills by exposing you to a wide array of important database features, functions and tasks. Oracle Database certification teaches you how to perform complex, hands-on activities through labs, study and practice.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Database Administrator
  • Data Developer
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Analyst
 SQL Basic Program

Program Hours: 40 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2060.00

Program Overview

This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience. The concepts provided will help the student to become more familiar the concepts and structure of a database along with how to extract information from a database.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Junior Database Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Analyst

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 CompTIA Network+ Technician Program

Program Hours: 48 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2296.00

Program Overview

The student will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks. CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wireless technology. Employees, customers, and potential clients depend on their network. Employing those CompTIA Network+ certified help keep this vital part of business up and running. This program also addresses the need to provide in-person and over the phone customer service.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Help Desk Analyst
  • PC/Network Support
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Network Technician

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 CompTIA A+ Technician Program

Program Hours: 48 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2296.00

Program Overview

In this program, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. This program also addresses the need to provide in-person and over the phone customer service.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Help Desk Analyst
  • PC/Network Support
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • PC Field Technician

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 Microsoft Windows Server Administrator

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $7,140.00

Program Description and Skills to Be Learned

This program covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2016 configuration.

This program focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy.

Students will learn advanced configuration and services tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain Windows Server 2016 infrastructure, such as identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, and failover clustering.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Information Systems Administrator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
 Network Associate Program

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $5592

Program Description and Skills to Be Learned

The Network Associate program focuses on skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium-size branch office Enterprise network, including configuring several switches and routers, connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Specialist
  • Senior Support Rep
  • Systems Admin
 CompTIA Security+ Technician Program

Program Hours: 48 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2216.00

Program Overview

After taking CompTIA Security + course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • IT Security Specialist
  • Help Desk Specialist
  • Security Consultant
  • Cyber Security Analyst

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt with Agile

Program Hours: 32 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2380.00

Program Overview

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is a powerful, proven method of improving business efficiency and effectiveness with a combination of tools and strategies designed to improve your business efficiency. Key benefits are: Increase Efficiency, Higher-Quality Output, Better Customer Service, Safer Workplace and a Strong Business Culture.

In Introduction to Agile Project Management, students become familiar with the concepts of traditional project management and may have used the concepts to manage multiple projects. The course focuses on values, principals, challenges and benefits of using Agile. It also covers best practices, estimation, tracking and communication using Scrum.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Process Improvement Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Business/Performance Analyst
  • Quality Engineer

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 Windows 10 Administration Program

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4760.00

Program Overview

In the Installing and Configuring Windows 10 course is intended for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops, devices, users and associated network and security resources. This course is also intended to provide skills for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians who provide Tier 2 support to users who run Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment in medium to large enterprise organizations. 

In the Deploying and Managing Windows 10 course is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 10 desktop and application deployments and managing the cloud-based application and data service environments for medium-to-large enterprise organizations. These professionals typically work with networks that are configured as Windows Server domain-based environments with managed access to the Internet and cloud services.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Enterprise Desktop Support
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Specialist
  • Lead Desktop Support Technician
  • Device Support Technician

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 SQL Advanced Program

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $7140.00

Program Overview

This program focuses on advanced users of Microsoft SQL Server. Students learn the technical skills to write basic Transact-SQL queries, Administer SQL Server, Maintain SQL Server, Develop Applications and Create a Data Warehouse.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Database Administrator
  • Data Developer
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Analyst

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 ITIL® Foundations Program

Program Hours: 40 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3120.00

Program Overview

This course is designed for IT Professionals, IT Support Staff, Application, Project and Business Managers, Any member of an IT team involved in the delivery of IT Services.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Help Desk Support
  • Service Manager
  • Project Manager

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 VMware Data Center Virtualization Program

Program Hours: 43 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3713.00

Program Overview

These hands-on training courses prepare you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size and forms the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 VMware Desktop and Mobility Program

Program Hours: 43 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2636.00

Program Overview

This program gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform. It builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing the View component of VMware Horizon®, through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. This program teaches you how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines, how to manage access and security of the machines, and how to provide end users a customized desktop environment.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals.)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.

 Server Administrator

Program Hours: 320 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $17,840

Program Overview

The Server Administrator program is designed for those who wish to support end users in a PC environment and to troubleshoot desktop environment. This program validates your ability to identify the cause and resolution of desktop application, network, and basic security issues.

In this program, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

In Network+, you will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks. CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wireless technology. Employees, customers, and potential clients depend on their network. Employing those CompTIA Network+ certified help keep this vital part of business up and running.

After taking CompTIA Security + course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

In the 20687 Configuring Windows 8 class students will learn how to install and customize Windows 8 operating systems and apps, integrate and control access to domains and cloud services, and migrate and synchronize settings across multiple devices .In the 20688 Supporting Windows 8 course students learn how to design the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Windows 8. Two unique features of this course are integration of cloud services and Windows Intune™. The skills in this course are suitable for small or enterprise environments.

The 20410 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012 course primarily covers the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.

The 20411 Administering Windows Server 2012 course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy.

In the 20412 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services students will learn advanced configuration and services tasks necessary to deploy, manage and maintain Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as identity management, rights management, Federated services, network load balancing, and failover clustering.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Specialist
  • Senior Support Rep
  • Systems Admin
  • Windows Server Admin

Certifications and Exams

New Horizons Minnesota will help you prepare for the required exams and certifications (Your exact program may vary depending on past experience or your specific career goals)

Industry certifications are not required for program completion or employment in the Information Technology industry. Students are encouraged to take industry certification exams. Industry certifications add additional validation to a student’s training and qualifications.

Certifications through organizations such as Microsoft, Cisco, and CompTIA show employers that a potential employee has the education and skills necessary to work in the industry. In addition, by taking industry certification exams you are showing potential employers a greater drive and determination to be successful in the Information Technology industry. Individuals who have industry certifications get more interviews and exposure to potential employers.