P.C. Repair: Career Diploma Programs

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A diploma in P.C. Repair, sometimes also referred to as Computer Technology Repair or Computer Repair, gives graduates the ability to fix components of computers including the monitor, mouse, memory, or motherboard. Upon graduating, students can find themselves working as a P.C. Repair Technician, Telecommunications Technician, or Electronics Technician. Read on to find out more.
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Why Earn a Degree in P.C. Repair?

If you enjoy fixing things or figuring out why something does or does not work, a P.C. Repair Diploma could be the right fit for you. As a P.C. Repair Technician or a Computer Maintenance Technician, you will be able to analyze, troubleshoot and repair different computer systems and hardware.

P.C. Repair Career Possibilities

Occupational Outlook and Demand

A degree in P.C. Repair can lend itself to other career options as well including Electronics Technicians or Telecommunications Technicians. However, over the next decade, growth in the P.C. Repair industry is expected to be slower than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Salary Information

According to Salary.com, the average salary for P.C. Repair or Computer Maintenance Technicians in the U.S. as of February 2007 was between $36,676 and $45,483.

Degree Specifics for P.C. Repair

Coursework Requirements

Students in a P.C. Repair program will learn the basics of computer repair. Specific coursework can include:

  • Computer Applications
  • Electronics
  • Networking
  • Problem-Solving

Skills Acquired

Many times, students in a P.C. Repair Diploma program will graduate with the skills necessary to take the A+ Certification exam, which is typically needed to become an entry-level Computer Technician. Skills you will walk away with upon graduating from a P.C. Repair Diploma program include:

  • Diagnostic testing
  • Installation of applications and computer components
  • P.C. Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving

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