The Geek Technology Certificate prepares you for a position at computer troubleshooting/repair shops like Best Buy’s Geek Squad™.

Total Cost of Geek Technology Certificate

(in-district) Total Amount: $3,165.00

Credit Hours to Complete: 22

Weeks to Complete: 32

Help Desk Technician AAS Degree and Certificate Requirements

Geek Technology Certificate Gainful Employment Disclosure - information reflects 2018-2019 requirements

What makes MCC's Geek Technology Certificate program better than or distinct from similar programs at other institutions?

All credits from this one-year certificate can be applied towards your Help Desk Technician AAS degree.

In addition to the Geek Technology Certificate, we offer:

What you need to know about getting your Geek Technology Certificate (CIP 11.0202 )

Total Geek Technology Certificate Costs
  in-district out-of-district out-of-state international
Tuition $2,420.00 $8,518.00 $10,339.00 $10,339.00
Additional Geek Technology Certificate Costs $745.00 $745.00 $745.00 $745.00
Program Total $3,165.00 $9,263.00 $11,084.00 $11,084.00


What job opportunities are available to someone with a Geek Technology Certificate?

Occupations that Geek Technology Certificate prepares you for
Occupation and Occupational Profile Link SOC Code
Computer Programmers 15-1131
Computer Software Engineers, Applications 15-1132
Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 15-1133

How will MCC's Geek Technology Certificate program prepare me for my career or connect me to opportunities?

Ask about internship opportunities.

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What have graduates gone on to do?

Outside of the Classroom


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