Computer Support Specialists

Job Description

Computer support specialists provide technical assistance, support and advice to users within the hospital. They are a troubleshooter who finds problems and provides technical support for hardware, software and systems. They respond to questions from users and run automatic diagnostics programs to resolve problems. Some specialists install, modify, clean and repair computer hardware and software. Computer support specialists may write training manuals and train computer users on how to use new computer hardware and software.

Academic Requirements

Many employers require computer support specialists to hold a bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology, though a certificate or associate’s degree is sometimes sufficient. Some employers also prefer that workers earn certification and have prior work experience.

Computer Support Specialists
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
6.63%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Bachelor's degree
Education
Required

Schools

American Business Technology University

1018 W. St. Maartens Dr.
Saint Joseph, 64506

Ozarks Technical Community College

1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, 65802
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