We offer two great options 100% online and on-ground at select locations
The Computer and Network Technology program at Porter and Chester Institute can prepare you to work on computers and their networks in a variety of settings in as few as 12 months. And we've just reduced tuition for this program!
You can choose from two education delivery options currently offered at select campuses:
- Online Program – 100% online
Online program offered in CT through our Waterbury location and in MA through our Chicopee location
- On-Ground Program - Lectures and labs on campus
Projected* to be offered at: Waterbury CT and Chicopee MA
*On-ground availability is anticipated for classes beginning 1/08/24. Should on-ground classes not be available, students could begin the program following the online delivery schedule.
- Graduates earn a diploma
- Program Length: 12 months
Licenses, Certifications, Credentials
Students are able to sit for the following credentialing exams as part of their program:
- CompTIA A+ 1 and 2
- CompTIA Network +
- CompTIA Cloud +
Your first test fees are included in the cost of the program.
How/When to Apply
We start new sessions on a regular basis.
Next Start Date: January 8, 2024
At Porter and Chester Institute, we're making it easier than ever for you to enroll using our automated application portal. Upload your documents and start the financial aid process without the hassle of drawn-out application processes. And our admissions staff is still available to help you every step of the way. Taking control of your career just got easier!
Delivery of Online Instruction
- Classes are 100% online, to be completed on your own schedule
- You'll need to reserve 25-30 hours per week for educational activities and study
- First week includes acclimation to the systems and laptop
Delivery of On-ground Instruction
Classes in the on-ground option meet Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at select campuses only.