Computer Information Technology


This program is designed to provide students with first hand knowledge of the software, hardware, operations of personal computers, networking devices, wireless and other advanced technology used in business and industry today.  Many aspects of the personal computer including how it works, how data is processed, and how to apply the functions to solutions on the job are explored in the CIT training.  The program consists of studies in the major operating systems, diagnostics, plus configuration of computers and their related peripheral devices.

Focus is made on implementation, troubleshooting, and designing solutions for computing devices, networking devices, firewalls, mobile devices and other advanced IT devices. The program also includes an introduction to information management, cybersecurity, workstations, servers, networking infrastructure, and other advanced technology including a thorough education in common information technology and information systems.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Your Own Pace
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $8,051.23
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,646.23

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator216Certificate
Technical Support Specialist648Certificate
Information Technology Network Support Specialist1080Certificate
Information Technology Security Specialist1296Certificate
Information Technology System Support Specialist1728Diploma
Information Technology Systems Coordinator2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1600 Hwy 51 South
Covington, TN 38019

Job Duties

Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network LAN , wide area network WAN , and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 3,150

Current job openings per year: 320


First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Introduction to Applications
Computer Concepts
Intoduction to Operating Systems
Computer Hardware Foundations
Second Trimester: 
Computer Systems Support Foundations
Network Fundamentals
Worker Characteristic
Third Trimester: 
Network Fundamentals II
Worker Characteristic
Fourth Trimester: 
Advanced Networking
Worker Characteristic
Fifth Trimester: 
Pro Networking
Worker Characteristic


CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
Microsoft MCTS - MCITP - MCSA

Books and Supplies Lists


Patricia Avent
Patricia Avent
901-475-2526 x24

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