Information Technology Specialist

  • A certificate or an associate's degree are usually required to work as an information technology specialist, although a bachelor's degree is often preferred by employers. Some of the optional certifications that can help increase job prospects involve training in Oracle, Cisco, and Microsoft. The services that information technology specialists provide can include handling hardware and software issues, or monitoring networks and databases.

    Essential Information

    Information technology specialists work in positions using computer-based information systems. They work with both software applications and computer hardware. Entry-level positions require demonstrated computer knowledge and skills. Experience with multiple programming languages and diverse software and hardware is often expected. Certifications are voluntary but attest to the knowledge and documented abilities for prospective employers.

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