Computer Information Technology

About

The Computer Information Technology 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 as a part of their training in class.

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $3,507.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $632.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Desktop Technician432Certificate
Networking Technician648Certificate
Security Specialist648Certificate
Microcomputer Specialist1296Diploma
IT Specialist - Optional (additional diploma level)1728Diploma
IT Systems Coordinator- Optional (additional diploma level)2160Diploma

Campus Locations

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

Job Duties

Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network LAN , wide area network WAN , and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 6,090

Current job openings per year: 210

Salary Range

$41,700
to
$75,400

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Orientation and Safety
Technology Foundations
Keyboarding (if needed)
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Applications
Introduction to Operating Systems
Hardware and Troubleshooting
A+ Certification Preparation
Second Trimester: 
Network+ Certification Preaparation (Certificate)
Security+ Certification Prearation (Certificate)
Third Trimester: 
Advanced Networking

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Judy Johnson
Judy Johnson
731-632-3393

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