MajorGeeks Support Forums

Go Back   MajorGeeks Support Forums > ----------= Welcome =---------- > Majorgeeks Welcome Center
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Majorgeeks Welcome Center Welcome! Never used a forum? Try a test post here; saying hi or introduce yourself.

Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-23-06, 20:38
spooky369 spooky369 is offline
Private E-2
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default which online university?

hello fellow geeks. i've been lurking for some time and have found tons of solutions to various probs. thanks to all! finally decided to register. i am looking into programs for certs and degrees for computer repair. does anyone have any suggestions? im thinking of penn foster, but dont know if their classes are worth a hoot. not really interested in doing the 4 yr thing. help me out here...i need some educated input...

Sponsored links
Old 10-27-06, 17:52
Rikky's Avatar
Rikky Rikky is offline
Wile E. Coyote - One of a kind
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Thin line between the ideological and the pragmatic
Posts: 10,254
Thanks: 583
Thanked 743 Times in 642 Posts
Default Re: which online university?

Welcome Spooky Cant help you with your search,it would be easier if you stated your age and location:

One of the members here just passed an American A+ computer repair course: ,I dont know if this is what your looking for but I'v sent him as message see if he can pass on the details of the course\courses he took
"Then some men were seen heading across from adjacent balconies..." Iranian Embassy 1980.
Old 11-04-06, 15:54
rogvalcox's Avatar
rogvalcox rogvalcox is offline
Major Geek
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Far west Chicago suburb
Posts: 2,311
Thanks: 0
Thanked 22 Times in 21 Posts
Default Re: which online university?

I have just gotten my A+ Cert and I am currently working on my Net+, and I'm currently enrolled at Microtrain and it seems to be working pretty good for me!! Being like you...I didn't want to spend the time to do the college thing, so I opted for the certs. Being that I am not as self disciplined as others and this has taken almost a year already (solely because of me!!) when it should have taken only a couple three months...if I had to do it again...I would go the junior college route, to atleast get my foot in the door!! But that's not to say it wouldn't work great for you...obviously there are a lot of people that do it quickly and successfully, or these cert. companies wouldn't be in business!!

For the A+ and the Net+ classes it cost somwhere around $2500.00 if I recall correctly. That includes a VERY thick book for reading on the specific material...along with the option of going into the school and attending the instructor led classes and/or just doing it on your own via the internet lessons and the book, then once you feel you are comfortable with go into the school to take the actual test, which is also included in the price.

I found the A+ relatively simple since I had been on the self teach wagon for a couple of years, but the Net+ has been proving to be pretty tough as I haven't divulged into networking much other than easy home setups...that and I am doing the internet and book method, and I'm here to tell better be self disciplined...otherwise it will take you forever, like it has me!! With building a new house, then moving, then a new job, then a new baby right around the corner...I haven't been at it as hard as I should be!! But I will get it!!

Check out the might like it...heck, give them a call and throw some questions at them...might be right down your alley!!

Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:58.

MajorGeeks.Com Menu

MajorGeeks.Com \ All In One Tweaks \ Android \ Anti-Malware \ Anti-Virus \ Appearance \ Backup \ Browsers \ CD\DVD\Blu-Ray \ Covert Ops \ Drive Utilities \ Drivers \ Graphics \ Internet Tools \ Multimedia \ Networking \ Office Tools \ NEW! PC Games \ System Tools \ Macintosh \ Demonews.Com \ Top Downloads

MajorGeeks.Com \ News (Tech) \ Off Base (Other Websites News) \ Way Off Base (Offbeat Stories and Pics)

Social: Facebook \ YouTube \ Twitter \ Tumblr \ Pintrest \ RSS Feeds

All content Copyright source code Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright © 2009 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.
Ad Management by RedTyger