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Computer Support Specialist


About the Computer Support Specialist Program

OBC’s Computer Support Specialist diploma program, will help you learn the necessary skills to proficiently perform a number of technology support jobs.

Our world is becoming increasingly digitized. Computers, computer systems and their functioning are more important than they have ever been. We need individuals who can fix computers and keep them running as they should. Computer support specialists do this for a living. If you have a passion for computers and solving problems, a career as a computer support specialists might be for you. Ohio Business College’s Computer Support Specialist can help you become one.

12-month diploma

Full-time; Day or Evening

Job placement assistance

Lorain County & Sandusky


OBC’s Computer Support Specialist diploma program, taught by our caring instructors with real world experience, will help you learn the necessary skills to competently perform a number of technology support jobs. In small classes, you’ll have easier access to their knowledge throughout the course. At the end of the course, you will be able to diagnose and fix computer issues and offer advice on hardware and software.

At the end of the program, you will be eligible to fill roles as the go-to person for computer related issues in businesses and organizations of all sizes and industries. You will also possess the skills and knowledge to sit for certification exams like CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ Certification exams. These certifications can increase your marketability as a computer support professional.

Computer support specialists need good active listening, critical thinking and problem solving skills, to name a few. Our program will help you improve these skills as well.

In addition to becoming well-versed in computer hardware and software, you will also learn about local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), Internet and intranet systems.

Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared for certification in:

  • Microsoft Office: Word
  • MTA - Operating Systems
  • MTA - Networking
  • Networking+
  • A+ (2 certifications)

Career Opportunities

In addition to computer support specialist jobs, OBC’s Computer Support Specialist program will prepare you for computer-related roles such as:

  • LAN/WAN Technician
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Analyst
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • And More!

Businesses rely heavily on computers for quite a bit, a trend that isn’t likely to change any time soon. With that being said, there is a demand for people who know computers and networking. According to the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), employment of computer support specialists is projected to increase by 11 percent through 2026.

OBC Difference

Our Computer Support Specialist program is offered at our Lorain County and Sandusky campuses. To accommodate our students’ busy lives, we offer day and night scheduling options. Our campuses are friendly and professional learning environments meant to improve your chances for professional success. We offer career search and training to all of our programs.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify by filling out the FAFSA. Our financial aid staff provides FAFSA assistance if you need help filling it out.

Now is a great time to start a career in computer support and OBC’s Computer Support Specialist program will equip you with skills you need to be succeed in information technology. To discover everything Ohio Business College and its Computer Support Specialist program have to offer you, contact the campus of your choice or fill out the online form and one of our friendly admissions representatives will be in touch with you shortly.

We look forward to seeing you at OBC.