Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long is the Computer Support Technology Certificate (CSTC) program?
A: The Certificate of Completion in Computer Support Technology is designed to be completed in 1 year if the student enrolls in 12 SCH each Fall and Spring semester.

Q: When can I begin the Computer Support Technology Certificate (CSTC) program?
A: Students can enter the program in the Fall, Spring, or Summer semester.

Q: Is there an entrance examination required to enroll in the Computer Support Technology Certificate (CSTC) program?
A: No specific aptitude tests are required to apply to the CSTC program. You do need to meet the admission requirements of Lamar Institute of Technology. This program is not restricted by the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) requirements. Therefore, students do not have do not have to meet the TSI requirements prior to entering the program.

Q: Can the Computer Support Technology Certificate (CSTC) program be completed online?
A: No, the extensive hands-on training that is received as a part of the CSTC program requires the student to attend face-to-face classes.

Q: May I transfer a course into the program?
A: Courses will more than likely transfer into the program as long as you successfully completed the course receiving a grade of C or better at a regionally accredited college or university. The Registrar will review your transcripts for transfer courses.

Q: What types of financial aid are available to me?
A: The financial counselors here at Lamar Institute of Technology are more than happy to help you investigate funds available for your education. For information about financial aid, go to the Financial Aid link on our website. You can also apply for our numerous scholarships.