Computers have become an indispensable part of everyday life. This explosive growth has created a demand for skilled technicians to maintain networks, to support users in everyday computing tasks, to design, maintain and implement new systems and more.
Majoring in Computer Technology at Piedmont Tech will give you the knowledge and skills you’ll need to get started in Information Technology and computer science. You’ll learn about computer maintenance, local and wide area networks, and popular programming languages like Java and C++. You’ll get hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art labs in planning, designing and developing systems and programs.
Concentrations include: programming, networking, internet, and information technology.
Receive a free laptop computer or automotive scan tool that’s yours after graduation;
Receive a minimum of $700 toward tuition per semester;
Get personalized tutoring and mentoring by full-time faculty members.
The Computer Club is open to all students with an interest in the Computer Technology field. Club members help users of the college and the community with computer problems and questions. We strive to educate on current technologies and we frequently have guest speakers and offer computer assistance to students in need.
Graduates in this field may be required to plan, design, and develop programming applications or network systems; program in languages such as Visual Basic, Java, C++, HTML, Dreamweaver, or SQL; and create and host web applications.
For more information about careers, visit Career Onestop for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Piedmont Technical College's Career Tracks page for more in-depth information about this program.
Saluda School District One
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
Self Regional Healthcare
South Carolina Budget & Control Board
South Financial Group
St. Francis Health Care System
Sykes Enterprises, Inc.
Abbeville County School District
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Carolina First Bank
Electrolux Home Products