Computer Information Technology


The industries relating to the installation, operation, and support of computer and network information systems are ever-expanding and challenging fields that offer a diversity of vocational opportunities for those individuals pursuing a career in this occupational area. In order to prepare students for an entry-level position in these occupations, the Computer Information Technology program has been developed to provide academic, hands-on, and valuable real-world training with the fundamental skill sets essential to those who strive to become a professional in the computer and network information systems industries.

Class Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,680.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,615.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator216Certificate
Technical Support Specialist642Certificate
Information Technology Network Support Specialist1080Certificate
Information Technology Security Specialist1296Certificate
Information Technology System Support Specialist1728Diploma
Information Technology Systems Coordinator2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919

Job Duties

Repair, maintain, or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines, and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 1,380

Current job openings per year: 190


First Trimester: 
CIT 0001 Worker Characteristic
CIT 1070 Technology Foundations
CIT 1010 Orientation and Safety
CIT 1020 Computer Concepts
CIT 1030 Introduction to Applications
CIT 1040 Introduction to Operating Systems
CIT 1050 Computer Hardware Foundations
Second Trimester: 
CIT 0002 Worker Characteristic
CIT 2060 Computer Systems Support Foundations
CIT 2010 Networking Fundamentals
Third Trimester: 
CIT 0003 Worker Characteristic
CIT 3020 Networking Fundamentals II
CIT 3040 Security Fundamentals
Fourth Trimester: 
CIT 0004 Worker Characteristic
CIT 4010 Advanced Networking
Fifth Trimester: 
CIT 0005 Worker Characteristic
CIT 5010 Pro Networking


CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
Microsoft – Windows 7, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Network Infrastructure, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate


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