What will I learn?

Take the first step to become an IT Professional. Graduates of the Programming & IT Network Support degree are dually prepared for both the workplace and to transfer into the Application Development Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree program. Learn beginning programming, networking, and troubleshooting skills so you can get an entry-level IT job as you pursue your BAS degree.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will meet the perquisite requirements for entrance into the Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Application Development
  • Students will apply scientific or technical knowledge in order to understand issues, solve problems, and engage in useful and responsible practices in computer programming
  • Troubleshoot hardware & network problems
  • Install and configure software & upgrades
  • Install, configure & test network devices, servers & workstations
  • Function effectively as a member of a team

Which department am I in?

North Seattle College

Study options

Full Time (90 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$9,571.35 per year
Tuition Fee (15 credits): USD $3,190.45;
Application deadline

Expected February 2022

Start date

Expected January, April 2022


North Seattle College

9600 College Way North,



98103, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

All prospective applicants who are interested in applying must meet the following requirements:

• Be at least 16 years old by start of intended quarter

• Completed at least the 1st semester of Grade 10 high school or equivalent

• Applicants under 18 years old must meet the minimum B grade average.


NSC does not require the TOEFL or IELTS test scores for admission. However, if you have any of the following with the minimum described below, you will be eligible to register in college-level courses. Test or course must have been completed within 2 years for placement.

TOEFL iBT Score (ETS Code: 4554)

72-73 (no section below 18): English 101

64-71 (no section below 17): English 99/101

64-71 (no section below 15): English 98

56-63 (no section below 14): English 97


6.0 (no section below 5.5): English 101

6.0 (no section below 5.0): English 99/101

5.5 (no section below 5.0): English 98

5.5 (no section below 4.5): English 97

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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