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Computer Technology - Microcomputer Systems, Associate Degree

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

If your interest is in technically oriented tasks such as designing and implementing computer networks and telecommunication systems, solving manufacturing process and production problems, programming computer numerical control (CNC) machines for automated machine operations, designing computer animation and graphics, or designing multimedia projects, then the Computer Technology - Microcomputer Systems program of the Southeast Missouri State University might be for you. All of these options transition smoothly into bachelor degree options upon completion.

What You'll Do

The Microcomputer systems option is designed to prepare students with background and skills to design, implement, and support networked systems in both standard and enterprise settings. It builds a solid foundation in the hardware and architecture of telecommunications networks and systems; operating systems and applications; systems design and analysis; networking theory and solutions; types of networks, including fiber optics and wireless; network management and control; network and flow optimization; network security; configuring, and troubleshooting.

Internships & Career Opportunities

  • IT Specialist 
  • Network Administrator/Specialist Network 
  • Manager System Administrator 
  • Telecommunications Specialist 
  • Technical Specialist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic Electricity & Electronics
  • Logic Circuits
  • Microcomputer Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Networks
  • Routing and Switching Essentials
  • Server Maintenance & Troubleshooting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Submit your Online application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Passport
  • Academic transcripts
  • Affidavit of Financial Support and Proof of finances
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Standardized test scores (ACT, SAT, etc.) for scholarship consideration (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    431 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 431 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    225 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 225 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cape Girardeau

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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