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What Education Do I Need For a Career in IT?

I plan on my first IT job being a computer support specialist, then working my way up to becoming a network systems administrator. Are there any specific degrees or certifications that would qualify me for these positions? Would an associates degree be sufficient?

Asked By: The Don - 7/20/2009
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To get a good job in an IT field you have to either have a bachelor's degree or a certificate from a good computer program. I have attached a place that lists out all types of programs that you were mentioning looking into. It explains all about the programs and what the difference is between them. IT is a really... More
Answered By: Sarah - 7/20/2009
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Answered By: dundi - 7/20/2009
 
Why not become microsoft certified first. Call center is a waste of time. You dont need any education. Just find a sucker to help you get your foot in the door and then work your ass off and kiss up to the right people.
Answered By: Jack Schitt - 7/20/2009
 
none, get a real career. In the past it was enough to get a mcse to get into a network admin role, the requirements may have changed now. Yes, an associates degree will be more than sufficient.
Answered By: THE MAN! - 7/20/2009
 
an computer science degree would be a plus. I would also look into TechSkills. www.techskills.edu They have a hands-on certification process for just about anything you need.
Answered By: am_beauty2001 - 7/20/2009
 
all IT certification are offer in testpassport.com, you can choose you need and get the material for testpassport . they offer the lastet Q&A,100% ensure you pass ,otherwise their will give you full refund... More
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