Information Technology Programs

Microsoft IT Academy

Microsoft IT Academy Program Member


CISCO Networking Academy

Information Technology Program

The Information Technology Programs at Glen Oaks will prepare students for various roles in the Information Technology (IT) industry including computer networking, repair, and helpdesk. Glen Oaks offers both Associates in Applied Science and Certificate programs, and the programs cover the objectives for several industry certifications including: A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Cisco Certified Network Administrator, Microsoft Certified IT Professional, and Microsoft Office Specialist.

Topics Covered

  • Operating Systems
  • Cisco Networking
  • Visual Basic, Java
  • Computer Repair
  • Microsoft Networking
  • Wireless LANs
  • HTML 5

The IT Industry: High in Demand and High Paying

Employment Outlook 2012 2022 Percent Change Projected Annual Job Openings
United States
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 336,400 409,400 +12% 10,050
Computer Network Support Specialists 174,600 186,800 +7% 3,960
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 9,760 10,690 +10% 250
Computer Network Support Specialists 3,970 4,340 +9% 100


Location Pay Period Low Median High
Wages for Network and Computer Systems Administrator 2014
United States Yearly 46,220 75,790 120,000
Michigan Yearly 43,640 70,150 104,600
Wages for Computer Network Support Specialists 2014
United States Yearly 35,870 61,830 104,010
Michigan Yearly 32,860 54,920 97,190


For more information you can call 269-467-9945, 1-888-994-7818, or you can contact the Admissions Department via our Contact Form.