Computer Technology Department

Whether you're seeking a new career in computers, need to enhance your current career, or want to brush up on your computer skills, we can help you get the training you need.

Click below on these new classes/programs:

Cyber Security Scholarship Program (CSSP)

Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) is implementing a Cyber Security Scholarship Program (CSSP) to enroll academically achieving, incoming freshman and current students, as full-time Computer Information Systems (CIS) majors with an emphasis in Computer Security Specialist, Programming Specialist, Web Development or Networking Specialist. Click here for more info.

Associate Degree and Certificate Programs:

degrees(Click here for more info.)

  1. Computer Information Systems (Areas of Emphasis for CIS A.A.S. Degree):
    • Computer Network Specialist
    • Computer Security Specialist (a.k.a. Cyber Security)
    • Computer Support Technician
    • Game Development
    • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
    • PC Applications Specialist
    • Programming Specialist (includes Mobile Apps)
    • Web Development (includes HTML5 and CSS3)
  2. Computer Science
    • Computer Science

Certificates (Click here for more info.)

Certificates are designed to provide intensive training in the vocational areas listed below. Certificates are usually completed in a year or less. Please see below for details on these Computer Science certificates.

  1. Computer Information Systems
    • Computer Network Specialist
    • Computer Security Specialist (a.k.a. Cyber Security)
    • Computer Support Technician
    • Game Development
    • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
    • PC Applications Specialist
    • Programming Specialist (includes Mobile Apps)
    • Web Development (includes HTML5 and CSS3)
  2. Computer Science (no certificates offered)

About the Microsoft IT Academy Program

Microsoft IT Academy A 21st century career requires 21st century technology skills. As a member of the Microsoft IT Academy Program, RRCC offers technology training opportunities that put you in a better position to land a truly rewarding career. Learn More About the Microsoft IT Academy Program.

Partners

Career Paths / Options in Computer Technology

  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer

Transfer Information

Red Rocks Community College is proud to have transfer agreements with some of the best colleges and universities in the state of Colorado. Your AA or AS Degree can transfer to a Colorado public 4-year colleges and universities if you complete your AA or AS degree with a C or better - and then complete the remaining 60 credit hours in a school or arts and sciences at the four-year public institution of your choice. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university.   Click here to see the degrees that transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities.  Also take a look at our transfer guide.

Tuition Savings

Starting at RRCC makes cents! At about half the cost of a four year university  you will complete all of your general education requirements for the bachelor’s and can take electives geared toward a specific major. By the time you finish your four-year degree you will save a significant amount of money versus attending the first at RRCC and transferring. See current tuition rates and savings here.

Quality Faculty and Small Class Size

At RRCC, we have qualified and accessible faculty with real-world experience, whose primary responsibility is teaching. Our faculty care about our students' success, and with an average class sizes of less than 20 students, you will never be lost in a crowd at RRCC!

Scheduling Options

We offer many scheduling options to fit your busy life so you can complete courses on a more flexible time frame.

Why Choose RRCC?

Deciding where to start your college education is a big decision. Whether you are earning a degree, brushing up on career skills, or seeking life-long learning, you will enjoy an environment of inspiration and support. It is our goal to create an experience that will enrich your life educationally, professionally, and personally to help you succeed!