Microsoft Desktop Support Technology (CCL)

Program Information

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Desktop Support Technology is designed to provide training to work in an entry-level computer maintenance and help-desk position. Students will develop the skills to successfully troubleshoot desktop environments running on the Microsoft Windows operating system. 

Program Notes

You must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

The courses in this program may also be applied towards an Associate degree (AAS) in Microsoft Networking Technology  if you wish to continue your studies.

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Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 7-11 Credits Grade Sem/Year
CIS 121AB Microsoft Command Line Operations OR

CIS121AH Microsoft PowerShell/Command Line Operations (3 credits)

(CIS121AH is not offered at GCC, but may be available at another MCCCD college.)


Waiver by Program Director based on your background and experience (0-3 credits)

CIS 102 Interpersonal and Customer Service Skills for IT Professionals 1    
CIS 105 Survey Computer Info Systems 3    
MST 140 Microsoft Networking Essentials OR 3    
CNT 140AA Introduction to Networks OR

CIS190 Introduction to Local Area Networks

(CIS190 is not offered at GCC, but may be available at another MCCCD college -- because of its prerequisite, you may need to wait until Semester II to take this course.)

Semester II 9 Credits Grade Sem/Year

See an Academic Advisor or the Program Director during the first few weeks of the semester to apply for graduation.

BPC 170 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level I 3    
MST 141 Enterprise Desktop Support Technician 3    
MST 150EI Configuring Windows 8 OR 3    
MST 150SV Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration OR

Any MST150++ Microsoft Windows Operating System course


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