The CompTIA IT Fundamentals certification is a perfect gateway into the information technology sector by providing all the basics necessary to start in the industry. Earning your ITF credential shows you have the skills to set-up and install common devices, manage applications software, troubleshoot problems and much more.
MedCerts training programs are some of the most competitively price ways to start a new career.
|MedCerts||Community College||Online College|
|Program & Tuition Cost||$4,000 average||Up to $20,000||$3,000 average|
|Exam Fees, Books & Materials||Included||Up to $750||Up to $750|
|Job Ready In||3–6 months||24–48 months||3–6 months|
|Schedule Flexibility||On-demand 24/7||Set class schedule||On-demand 24/7|
|Travel Requirements||None: 100% online||On-campus classrooms||None: 100% online|
|Student Support||Personal Advisors: text, call, and email access||Professors: scheduled office hours||Support inbox|
|Career Coaching||Exam-tailor + soft-skill training to build well-rounded careers||Exam-based + prerequisites and electives to meet credit hour requirements||Exam-specific only|
|Content Delivery||3D animations, immersive environments, interactive activities, game-based learning||Professor lectures||Varies: typically videos and presentations|
This table is provided for reference only. Actual pricing may vary or change without notice. Pricing is based on an estimated full-cost tuition with fees for a Medical Assistant program or similar program before financial aid or other assistance. Data sampled from MedCerts, Oakland Community College, and Kaplan University.
Technical support specialists advise and assist consumers and business with technical, hardware and software systems problems. Specialists may work on sites to modify, install, clean and repair computer hardware and software.
PC Support Technicians install, troubleshoot and repair computer systems, hardware and peripherals, resolve internal user problems, maintain parts inventory and log all service/repair activity and may perform system setups for new hires.
Help Desk Specialists provide first level contact and convey resolutions to customer issues, properly escalate unresolved queries to the next level of support and track, route, and redirect problems to the correct resources