Computer Information Systems


The Computer Information Systems program provides technical training in computer operations that meet the occupational needs of local business and industry in computer related areas. This program provides students with first-hand knowledge of the hardware, software, and operations of personal computers used in business and industry today.

The program consists of a combination of job simulated projects and actual campus IT work which provides the student with true a “hands-on” learning experience. Each student is assigned an IBM compatible system to work with during their enrollment in the program.

This program  prepares students for certification exams prevalent in the IT field.  Several  certification exams are  available to take as a part of their training in class.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,738.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $895.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
PC Operator432Certificate
Information Processing Technician648Certificate
Computer Support and Hardware Specialist (Option 1)1296Diploma
Web Developer (option 2)1296Diploma
Computer Information Systems (Option 3)1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
3070 Hwy 64
PO Box 89
Crump, TN 38327

Job Duties

Analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 9,440

Current job openings per year: 440

Salary Range



First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Technology Foundations
Computer Concepts
Word Processing and Communications
Desktop Publishing
Presentation Software
Second Trimester: 
Project Management
Operating Systems
Third Trimester: 
This is determined by the diploma option chosen by the student.

Books and Supplies Lists


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