What is Computer Systems?

The quickly evolving field of computer systems is a blend of software, programming and hardware. From coding and networking to cybersecurity, if you enjoy working with technology and troubleshooting, this could be the career path for you.

Students in this program learn to design, code and develop both windows and Web-based application components. They also create and implement a plan to install, configure and troubleshoot multiple computer operating systems. At Terra State, our Computer Systems students are highly motivated, logical, and enjoy problem solving. Does this describe you?

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National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense

Terra State Community College is designated as a National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense as of 2017. To learn more about this designation, visit our National Center of Excellence in Cyber Defense Designee page

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Broadband and 5G Workforce

Terra State Community College is actively engaged in the building the Broadband and 5G workforce.

This program prepares students for careers in the Broadband & 5G workforce. For more information on the future of the Broadband and 5G workforce in Ohio see:
Strengthening Ohio’s Broadband & 5G Workforce

As the training implementation partner for the Northwest Regional Node of the statewide Broadband and 5G Sector partnership, Terra State Community College is actively engaged in the building the Broadband and 5G workforce: Workforce: Ohio-News

Career Opportunities

Graduates of a Computer Systems program can find careers in a variety of areas such as a cybersecurity specialist, computer programmer, database administrator, computer operator, system analyst, and software engineer. Learn more about some of these below or check out the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

What degree or certificate can I earn?

What are my transfer options?

Terra State Computer System graduates can transfer to several four-year institutions including Herzing, University of Toledo, and Franklin University.

What style of classes are offered in the Computer Systems program?

The majority of classes in the Computer Systems program are offered during the day with some night classes. They are a mix of on campus and online.

Does Terra State have degree transfer options for other programs?

Click here to see Terra State’s other Degree Transfer Options

Meet our Computer Systems faculty

Our Computer Systems faculty are happy to answer any questions you have about the program.

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