Foundations of IT Support

Earn industry-validated credentials in record time!

Students in a computer labLooking to enter into the high-growth career of an IT Support Specialist, but don’t have the time to commit to a degree or certificate program? BHCC’s Foundations of IT Support program is for you! This hybrid program was built to fit into your busy schedule, co-designed with adult learners, and validated by area employers and content experts in the field of IT Support. Upon completion, you will hold the industry-recognized certifications required for the role of IT Support Specialist, which earns a median wage of $57,910  ($27.84/hr) in the greater Boston region.

The Foundations of IT Support program consists of the following courses and credentials: 


No current courses.

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The Foundations of IT Support program will include two career bootcamps to prepare you for your job search in IT, as well as a capstone IT Work Skills Workshop day to apply what you learn in the course to real-world work scenarios. The dates of these mandatory events are as follows:

  • Saturday, March 16, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 6, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 4, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

CompTIA A+ Exam

CompTIA A+ certified professionals are proven problem solvers. They support today’s core technologies from security to networking to virtualization and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today’s digital world.‚Äč

Our dedicated staff will guide you through every step of the program with targeted coaching and support, making sure you are successful in completing the course and passing your certification exams.  

The Foundations of IT Support program is designed to be digitally discoverable as well as stackable to a degree program: 

  • You will develop an ePortfolio upon completion of this program to share with potential employers
  • You will have the opportunity to receive course credit for passing the CompTIA A+ Exam should you decide to continue on to a degree program in the future 

The cost for the Foundations of IT Support program is $2,499

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BHCC’s Foundations of IT Support program is supported by the Citizens Community College Accelerator, in partnership with Education Design Lab’s Community College Growth Engine. Through this initiative, Citizens invests in community colleges to accelerate the development of locally relevant and inclusive mobility pathways in high-growth sectors to drive strong employment outcomes for students.

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