Can I take classes online or face-to-face?
The IT Specialist short-term certificate is primarily offered face-to-face.
The IT Specialist one-year certificate is primarily offered face-to-face, although the general education courses can be completed online.
How quickly can I complete an IT Specialist certificate?
The IT Specialist short-term certificate takes two semesters to complete at part-time enrollment.
The IT Specialist one-year certificate takes four semesters to complete at part-time enrollment.
Where can I find a list of classes (plan of study) for the program I want to study?
Each program at COTC has a plan of study that lists the courses students take to complete a certificate or degree.
What type of financial assistance is available to help me pay for college?
COTC awards $1 million in scholarships to students each year.
Every student is encouraged to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for grants, scholarships and loans.
Students who complete a FAFSA are automatically considered for some scholarships. Other scholarships require an application.
Connect with the Office of Student Financial Services at 740.366.9435 or email NWKemail@example.com.
Can I pursue an associate degree after I complete the certificate?
Students are encouraged to continue with COTC and complete an associate degree in information technology.