Computer Systems Technology

Instructor Banks lecturing in CST lab

Overview

The Computer Systems Technology (CST) program at Mat-Su College offers hands-on training with the latest technology in computer systems and PC networks. In this two-year program, students will be introduced to operating systems, networking systems, and cyber security. 

Courses in CST are flex-scheduled, allowing students to work and attend school at the same time. Technical skills are developed through designing networks, administering directories, troubleshooting equipment, and identifying user-end issues. Project management and business competency learning modules prepare students to certify in routing and switching through Cisco, as well as Microsoft Windows operating systems.

PROGRAM OPTIONS

Associate of Applied Science

Occupational Endorsement Certificate

Outcomes

  • Computer Design and System Architecture
  • Operate Software Applications
  • Develop Networks
  • Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Business Fundamentals

Careers

The successful CST student will qualify for job opportunities with any organization that uses computers. An AAS degree in CST completes the firs two years of a Bachelor's Degree in Applied Technologies Leadership (BSATL).

Computer systems professionals are in high demand to meet the technology needs of clients in practically every organization, including: health, banking, communications, industry, education, retail/e-commerce, and nonprofits.