Start Your Tech Career in 2 to 4 Months

Even if you have no prior experience!

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A Life-Changing Opportunity

At CompTIA Tech Career Academy, our goal is to help you land—and succeed in—an IT job. We train students with little-to-no information technology experience and give you the technical and soft skills to launch your career.



  •  Live online IT training
  •  Duration: 2 to 4 months
  •  Grants available to those who qualify
  •  Gateway to a career in tech





We connect our graduates to 100+ employer partners nationwide to fill their IT help desk jobs.


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You May Qualify for a Grant

For much less than the cost of a college degree, CompTIA Tech can provide the training you need to land and succeed in a great IT job. What you pay will vary depending on whether you receive financial assistance, but in keeping with our mission, we strive to keep our costs down.

As a not-for-profit, our focus is not on making money—it’s on your success. And our tuition rates reflect that commitment. We believe tech careers should be accessible to anyone with a dream and passion to pursue them. Tuition for our IT-Ready Technical Support program is $8500, but qualifying students can receive partial or full tuition grants. Our grants are not loans; they do not need to be repaid by the student.

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CompTIA A+: The Industry Standard Certification to Start an IT Career


Prove to employers you can get the job done

CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for launching IT careers into today's digital world. Trusted by employers around the world, getting certified in A+ identifies you as a proven problem solver and the go-to person in technical support roles and today’s core technologies from security to cloud to data management and more.

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IT salaries are higher than the average U.S. wage


Median annual wage for a computer support specialist


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Millions already have earned CompTIA certifications to advance their careers.




5 Reasons to Choose CompTIA Tech


Our Motivation

As a non-profit, our bottom line isn’t money, it’s making you ready for the tech workforce. We only succeed if you succeed.


Been There, Done That

CompTIA is a leader in IT certifications, as stated by other trainers such as Global Knowledge, and millions have earned our certifications to advance their careers.


All the Skills

If you start an IT job with nothing but technical know-how, you’re more likely to fail, as noted by industry publications such as Tech Republic. So we also teach the other “soft skills” critical for success.


Right Teacher, Right Pace

Our instructors have both industry experience and certified teaching skills. Our live courses move at a pace designed for beginners.


Serious Career Support

Career guidance, resume building, interview prep, and connections to potential employers will help you transition from the classroom to the job.

Our Alumni Say It Best

Jennifer Burks

Career Switch from Beautician to IT Pro

After more than 15 years working in a salon, Jennifer Burks finished CompTIA Tech's IT-Ready Technical Support program and got CompTIA A+ certified. She said having an IT certification on her resume made a big difference when she was applying for jobs.

“They made us work-ready, set us up with job preparation skills, I got help updating my resume,” she said. “I really didn’t have any idea how to apply for technical jobs with nothing on my resume.”


From High School to an IT Career

With college out of reach financially and other jobs not paying enough to help support his family, new high school graduate Horacio Rodriguez Hernandez turned to CompTIA Tech and our IT-Ready Technical Support program to launch a well-paying tech career.

“In five years, I see myself as being the go-to guy for all things tech and hopefully be a mentor to others in IT. Without IT-Ready, I’d probably not be working in IT at all,” said Horatio.


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Upcoming Classes Accepting Applications

CampusProgramTermClass DatesApplications Open
Online EveningIT-Ready Technical Support6May 17 - September 3, 2021January 15 - April 19, 2021
Online MorningIT-Ready Technical Support6June 28 - October 15, 2021February 26 - May 30, 2021
PortlandIT-Ready Technical Support1July 12 - September 3, 2021April 2 - June 14, 2021
Twin CitiesIT-Ready Technical Support1July 19 - September 10, 2021April 2 - June 20, 2021
PhoenixIT-Ready Technical Support1August 9 - October 1, 2021April 9 - July 11, 2021
Online EveningIT-Ready Technical Support1August 16 - December 3, 2021April 16 - July 18, 2021
ChicagoIT-Ready Technical Support1August 23 - October 15, 2021April 23 - July 25, 2021
Twin CitiesIT-Ready Technical Support2September 13 - November 5, 2021May 14 - August 15, 2021
PortlandIT-Ready Technical Support2September 20 - November 12, 2021May 21 - August 22, 2021
PhoenixIT-Ready Technical Support2October 11 - December 3, 2021June 11 - September 12, 2021


Due to COVID-19 health concerns, our initial classes in 2021 will be offered online with live instructors, but by the summer, we plan to have our full-day classes in our city campuses back in the classroom.

Need more info before you're ready to apply? Attend one of our information sessions. Get an overview of our training program, hear about the types of jobs you can land after graduation, and walk through how to apply for admission and possible grants available for your tuition.

Tuition is $8500 for each class. Online students must provide their own computer equipment and the required software, (estimated at $569.99 when purchased on their own, making the class cost $9069.99). For more details as to what computer equipment is required for online students, check out our Frequently Asked Questions.


Talk to One of Our Career Advisors

Still on the fence about a tech career and feel like you need more info? We know starting a new career can seem daunting. We're here to help. Use the form below, and we'll get in touch as soon as possible so that you can talk to one of our career advisors and get your questions answered.

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