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CTIM Faculty
Department Chair
Peter Meggison
Catherine Boudreau
Janet Brown-Sederberg
Richard J. DiCara
Robert Kennedy
Ellen Hathaway Shave
Marilyn R. Sherry
Computer Technology & Information Management
Course Descriptions | Program Information

The Computer Technology and Information Management (CTIM) Department at Massasoit Community College offers a highly successful array of programs to prepare its graduates for career advancement opportunities in the computer and information technologies fields.
Associate Degree Programs Currently Offered

The Computer Information Systems - Programming Option (Associate of Applied Science) prepares students for an entry-level position as a computer programmer. A student's program includes programming languages (Java, Visual Basic, C++, Cobol), databases, data communication, and computer organization and operating systems. The program also provides students with general knowledge of computer hardware as well as software and network operation.   more info >>

The Computer Information Systems - User-Support Option (Associate of Applied Science) prepares students for entry-level positions that provide technical support, assistance, troubleshooting, training, and documentation to computer-end users. The program is designed to provide the student with ability to setup, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot software; administer and support computer networks; access user needs and recommend computer solutions; and perform computer facilities management tasks.   more info >>

The Liberal Arts Transfer Option / Computer Science (Associate of Arts) prepares students to transfer to four-year institutions such as Bridgewater State College and the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth as juniors in the Computer Science major. The secondary goal of the program is to equip students with basic skills in the area of programming so that they can secure entry-level programming jobs if they chose not to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate institution.
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In addition, the department offers a number of options and short-term certificate programs for developing employable skills, depending on the student's experience and mastery of the course content.
Certificates Currently Offered

Office Technologies is designed to blend practical business skills with computer applications that are necessary for persons seeking careers in the modern information technologies environment.  more info >>

Microsoft Office is an intensive 15-credit program that provides participants with skills in the most commonly used Microsoft Office Applications; i.e., word processing (Word), Spreadsheets (Excel), database (Access), and presentation graphics (PowerPoint). The content included on the Microsoft Office Specialist Exams in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is covered in the program.  more info >>

Computer Repair and Maintenance
This program is designed to prepare people to establish their own business or to work for a business in the Personal Computer (PC) repair field. Thie program provides training in the technical field of PC repair and maintenance, sufficient for program completers to sit for the CompTIA A+ Certification Examinations in hardware and software. Related competencies are developed in areas such as networking, operating systems, accounting, small business management, and customer service, which will enable graduates of the program to work on their own or for others.    more info >>

Excellent computing facilities for students in the program are provided in the Student Center Computer Lab as well as the computer classrooms in the business and technology buildings.
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