Computer Systems Tech Schools in New York

Schools for this programSchools for this program

Computer Systems Tech Schools in New York offering certificate lengths of less than two years:

SchoolCityRecent Annual Graduates
Genesee Community CollegeBatavia2
Schenectady County Community CollegeSchenectady5

Annual Prices (for the school, not necessarily this specific program of study; also, prices vary with student income level)

SchoolAvg. Net PricePrice RangeDaycareWeekendsSome Online
Genesee Community College6,8304,814 - 10,373Yes-Yes
Schenectady County Community College4,3473,701 - 9,626Yes-Yes

Why did people choose their school for this program?Why did people choose their school for this program?

"The choices in Oklahoma City were Rose State College and Oklahoma City Community College. I already teach at Rose State College in another field and could attend for free so it was a no-brainer to go there."
"It was cheaper than other schools. It was closer to my home than other schools."
"I chose this school because of location and time to completion. They offered an entry level knowledge course in Hardware, Software, and Programming."
"It was available to me through me employer. The employer paid directly to the institution for my education. Additionally they had the course and location that fit my criteria."

What surprised people about the school they chose?What surprised people about the school they chose?

"The rigor of the program surprised me for a two-year college. These courses were comparable to upper division courses at my graduate university."
"I was surprised by the amount of emphasis put on job placement after completing the program. I believe the school cared more about getting me a job than academia."
"I was surprised by the level of in depth knowledge they were able to provide in such a short block of time. They packed basic knowledge in building computers(hardware), loading software,MS Office Suite, building networks, designing databases, designing and coding software in to 9 months. I left there able to pursue a career in any area of IT."
"It was nice and accessible. Lots of locations and various times available to start the course. This means they are very flexible and should meet all needs."

How do people describe their job hunt?How do people describe their job hunt?

"I am already an English professor at the college. By completing the certificate I accumulated enough hours to also teach courses in Computer Systems."
"Was offered a job at the school I studied at, so didn't really have to go job hunting."
"They offered assistance in my career search. I went straight in to consulting."
"It was already available to me. However in the years after i did find additional jobs in this field due to learning from this course. I would say VBA programming is in demand and anyone could find a job."