Computer Systems Management
 

Build. Manage. Troubleshoot.

Computer Systems form the backbone of the business world, so those who can build, connect, and repair these systems are valuable and in-demand. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that IT jobs will account for 5 of the 30 fastest-growing jobs3

As a graduate of Hickey College’s 16-month Computer Systems Management program, you will have training to:

  • Successfully build, manage, and troubleshoot information systems
  • Understand operating systems
  • Create network security systems

Our Computer Systems Management curriculum was designed so you spend the majority of your time taking classes that directly relate to your program. You’ll graduate quickly with the technical skills employers want. 

Click the button below to learn more about our on-time graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information.      

Click the tabs below to learn more about our 16-month specialized associate degree in Computer Systems Management.

growth

In 1973, Robert Metcalfe invented the Ethernet.

In 1964, IBM announced the System/360, a family of six mutually compatible computers and 40 peripherals that could work together.

 
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HIGHLIGHTS

Studying at Hickey College means you’ll be learning from experts in the field of information technology. Our smaller class sizes mean you’ll get plenty of hands-on instruction and personal attention from faculty who care about your success.  

We promise that, if you perform well, there will be space in classes you need when you need them.  Thus, you can finish on time and start your career.  


 

 

 

 

With Hickey College's 16-month Computer Systems Management program, you can learn:

  • Unix Applications  
  • Linux Administration
  • Microsoft Integration
  • Visual Basic programming
  • Implementing and administering SQL Servers and Microsoft Clients
 

CAREERS

Employment of computer support specialists is expected to grow 18% from 2010 to 2020, about as fast as the average for all occupations.2

Employers are looking for network managers who have not only technical and analytical talent, but also professionalism and interpersonal skills. At Hickey College, we go a step beyond just your technical training.  Teamwork, problem solving and customer service skills are integral parts of your training.  As part of our career placement services, we also help with your resume and interviewing skills.  


 

 

Hickey College graduates work in: 

  • IT departments
  • Help Desk centers
  • Software documentation
 

CURRICULUM

Hickey College offers a 16-month degree program for students seeking the core skills that will help them start their Computer Systems Management careers.

Most classes are specific to preparing you for a successful IT career, so you can graduate quickly and with the skills employers want.

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.  


 

 

 

CONCENTRATION COURSES

  • COMPUTER CONCEPTS
  • COMPUTER APPLICATIONS--UNIX
  • DATABASE CONCEPTS
  • DATABASE APPLICATIONS
  • MICROSOFT OPERATING SYSTEMS
  • NETWORKS
  • NETWORK ADMINISTRATION
  • WEB DEVELOPMENT
  • WEB AUTHORING TOOLS
  • ADVANCED OPERATING SYSTEMS
  • PC HARDWARE AND DIAGNOSTICS
  • MICROSOFT INTEGRATION
  • IT CUSTOMER SUPPORT
  • PROGRAMMING LOGIC
  • .NET PROGRAMMING
  • LINUX ADMINISTRATION
  • IMPLEMENTING AND ADMINISTERING SQL SERVERS
  • IMPLEMENTING MICROSOFT CLIENTS AND SERVERS
  • MANAGING A MICROSOFT NETWORK ENVIRONMENT
  • DESIGNING SECURITY FOR A MICROSOFT NETWORK
 

COSTS

As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Hickey College, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year.

Associate Degree Program
TUITION (for students entering January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017)
 
Tuition Per Semester* $6,960
   
ADMISSIONS FEES (for students entering January 1, 2017-December 31, 2017) 
Application Fee $50
Tuition Deposit** $50
Confirmation Deposit** $50
Residence Deposit $75
Estimated Books and Supplies (for completing the program) $2,620
Residence Fees Per Semester $2,980
*Associate Degree program is 4 semesters 
**Deposit is credited towards tuition when the student begins classes. It is not refundable after the due date. 
 

PROGRAM INFORMATION


 

Catalog

Potential applicants may find the following information at  www.hickeycollege.edu/catalog.pdf: institutional accreditation; contact information for accrediting agencies and state licensing/approval agencies; admissions policies and practices; policies on transfer of credits to and from the institution; policies and processes for withdrawal and for refunds of tuition/fees; and additional consumer information.

 

Credit Transfer From Another School

Transcripts of work completed at other accredited colleges may be submitted to the Director of Education for review. Transcripts should be submitted during the first term of a student’s program. Other documentation may also be required. Credits considered for transfer are evaluated by the Transfer Committee to determine if the course work is similar in nature, content, and level to that required at Hickey College. If the course work is comparable, transfer students may be given credit for courses completed at other accredited colleges provided the grades received for the courses were ”C” or better. 

Courses completed at other Bradford schools will be treated the same as courses taken at Hickey College. Because programs at Hickey College are specially tailored to career preparation, course credits from other postsecondary schools may not be transferable. 

Credit is not granted for advanced placement or experiential learning. One exception is credit for military training that has been evaluated and recommended for credit by the American Council on Education (ACE). Hickey College may award credit based on these recommendations when the credit is for courses similar in nature, content, and level to that required at the college. Students seeking credit for military training should provide a transcript from the American Council on Education for evaluation. Credit will be treated as transfer credit and will count toward graduation.

 

Credit Transfer to Another School

The acceptance of credits is always at the discretion of the institution to which a student is attempting to transfer credits. There may be articulation agreements in place at the time the student enters that may not be in place when the student graduates or desires to attend a particular school. Because programs at Hickey College are designed specifically for career preparation, students must assume that credits for courses taken at Hickey College are not transferable to other institutions. Neither Hickey College nor any of its employees can represent that another institution will accept any courses for credit. 

 A student who is interested in attempting to transfer credits to another institution should contact the Director of Education. Hickey College will supply the necessary documentation that may aid the student in receiving credits for the completed course work provided the student does not owe the school money, is not delinquent or in default on a student loan, or does not owe a refund on any federal or state student financial aid program.