Computer Information Technology

About

This program is designed to provide students with first hand knowledge of the software, hardware, and operations of personal computers 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.

Successful graduates will possess both entry level and advanced skills necessary to secure employment in a wide range of computer specialties such as Computer Technician, Technial Support Specialist, Software Specialist, and Network Technician.

Overview

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Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time, Your Own Pace
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,230.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,885.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Desktop Technician432Certificate
Networking+651Certificate
Security+864Certificate
Computer System Support1296Diploma
IT Specialist1728Diploma
IT Systems Coordinator2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Ripley Campus
127 Industrial Drive
Ripley, TN 38063

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

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Worker Characteristic
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Operating Systems
Introduction to Applications
Hardware and Troubleshooting
A+ Certification Preparation
Second Trimester: 
Preparation for Networking+ Certification
Prep 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

Certifications

CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Linux+
Cisco CCENT
Cisco CCNA
Cisco CCNA Security

Instructors

Jeannie Payment
Jeannie Payment
(731)635-3368

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