Computer ​Support Technician ​​​​



  • FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE for working or commuting students by use of
  • VARIED CLASS FORMATS include classroom, distance learning and online options;
  • HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE at Campus Help Desk
  • COMPREHENSIVE STUDENT SERVICES providing students with help from enrollment to job placement through Rural Information Technology Alliance
  • MOST COURSES RECORDED for convenient viewing online


Computer Support Technician students learn by doing.  Classes teach you to install operating systems, manage IT hardware, update software, and troubleshoot for end users.  Classes teach the techniques and then Campus Help Desk puts you in an actual Help Desk situation to help real customers and end users.  We offer training for our students to obtain many industry certifications offered by companies like CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco and others.

Our flexible delivery methods, including web broadcasting and recording class sessions via WebEx, helps students with scheduling difficulties. We use various distance learning technologies to allow students to take classes from home or work. Most lectures and demonstrations are recorded so students can view them at their convenience for more clarification or review. 

From enrollment to job placement Education and Employment Advisors provide students with comprehensive students advising to ensure students reach their full potential.  These services are provided by the Rural Information Technology Alliance (RITA) through a TAACCCT Grant funded by the Department of Labor. More on these RITA services h​ere.


Want More Information? 

Text, call or email Nate Erickson to set up a time to meet with an Education & Employment Advisor, tour the IT and Multimedia Design classrooms, or to attend an IT Info Session.  You can also
 request information here.

Email: nathan.erickson@ridge​water.edu
Text/call: 320-429-0472





Ridgewater College is an equal opportunity employer and educator.