Computer Information Technology

About

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.

 

Overview

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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 $8,786.24
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,556.24
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Desktop Technician432Certificate
Networking+651Certificate
Security+864Certificate
Computer System Support1296Diploma
IT Specialist1728Diploma
IT 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: 2,670

Current job openings per year: 90

Salary Range

$38,700
to
$70,400

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Introduction to Applications
Computer Concepts
Intoduction to Operating Systems
Hardware and Troubleshooting
A+ Certification Preparation
Worker Characteristic
Second Trimester: 
Preparation for Networking+ Certification
Preparation for Security+ Certification
Worker Characteristic
Third Trimester: 
Advanced Networking
Worker Characteristic
Fourth Trimester: 
Pro Networking I
Worker Characteristic
Fifth Trimester: 
Level II Networking
Worker Characteristic

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Patricia Avent
Patricia Avent
901-475-2526 x24

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