Visit COM Main Site

Among the certifications available for computer professionals, A+ is probably the one cited most often as a starting point for careers in information technology (IT).

More than 260,000 people have received A+ certification, viewing it as a way to find jobs as computer service technicians or to gain enough skills to move on to further training.


Launch your Career in Computers with College of Marin

The field computer technology offers plenty of opportunity, especially for the Bay Area. But how can you start or change career — and fast?

Not every career needs years to launch. In the IT field, an education is important — but there are some starter certifications that will help you jump-start your career. A handful of entry-level positions in the burgeoning field simply require a certification.

VIEW MORE Computer Information System career education opportunities at College of Marin.


What’s the Cost of Starting your Career in Computers?

College of Marin is an excellent value to begin or advance your career in computer technology. The Computer Information Systems (CIS) department offers numerous certificates, as well as an associate degree.

College of Marin classes are open to all and cost only $46 per unit for California residents, the lowest college tuition nationally! Financial aid and student support services are available to those who qualify. Classes are typically a fraction of the price of private schools.



Contact Counseling:

  • (415) 485-9432
  • (415) 485-9430