Program: Management-Computer Support Specialist
Award: Associate of Applied Science


This program is designed to prepare students to provide technical assistance, support, and advice to customers and other users. Students are also prepared to troubleshoot hardware, software and system issues.

What will I learn?

Students successfully completing this program will know how to…

  • Demonstrate oral and written presentation skills
  • Apply leadership, ethical standards and team building skills
  • Design a comprehensive business plan
  • Demonstrate ability to use technology to analyze and solve business problems
  • Use basic computation skills
  • Integrate advanced computer concepts using a productivity software suite

How long will I need to be in college?

A college-ready student attending Camp full-time can complete this associate degree in two years. 

What is the job outlook for careers in Hardware & Software Support Management?

Camp’s service area is in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region.  There are a projected 138 job openings in this region each year for computer user support specialists (62), computer network support specialists (16), network and computer systems administrators (42) and database administrators (18). (Source:  Virginia Labor Market Information Occupational Projections for the Hampton Roads Region 2012-2022.)

How much will I earn in this career?

Salaries for Hardware & Software Support Management jobs in Virginia





Computer User Support Specialists




Computer Network Support Specialists




(Source:  Virginia Education Wizard, 7-23-19)

Want to know more?  Check out the program map and program requirements in the College Catalog.