This one or two-year program is designed to prepare students for a career in IT. Using industry-recognized certifications as the program’s cornerstone, CsIT prepares students for technical support and IT operational roles. Students learn to troubleshoot and problem solve computer issues ranging from hardware and software, operating systems, and networking. Second-year students focus on cybersecurity and networking technologies. The instructional material is computer-based learning supplemented with hands-on labs in the classroom. Students can earn one or more of the following certifications: Microsoft Office Specialist, CompTIA A+, Network+ and Security+. Motivated students can earn additional certifications from Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, EC-Council, and others. Additionally, CsIT students have the opportunity to earn college-credit at little to no cost. Students can earn up to 20 credits by dual-enrolling with Mid Michigan Community College (MID) and Ferris State University (FSU). Students who also enroll in the Mecosta-Osceola CTE Early College program can earn up to 44 credits. See Advanced Training opportunities.
MOCC Early/Middle College & Dual Enrollment Opportunities
For ALL Early/Middle College & Dual Enrollment information, please contact Jillane Ray, Career Services Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cybersecurity & Information Technology (CsIT) CsIT students may earn college credit at little to no cost by dual-enrolling with Mid-Michigan Community College or participating in an Early Middle College program and partnership with Mid Michigan Community College and Ferris State University. Students can earn up to 24 dual-enrollment credits and up to 44 Early/Middle College credits. Please see MOCC Program Summary Sheet or contact Roger Meinert, CsIT Instructor, at email@example.com for more information.
Ferris State University (FSU) Care Courses MOCC students may earn college-credit at little to no cost by dual-enrolling with FSU. Courses include CARE 102, 201, 202 and 203 and University 101. Students may earn up to 8 college credits.
Early College Application 20-21