Computer Information Technology


The industries relating to the installation, operation, support, and securing of computer and network information systems are ever-expanding and challenging fields that offer a wide variety of vocational opportunities to 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.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,865.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,735.75

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator432Certificate
Technical Support Specialist864Certificate
Information Technology Network Support Specialist1296Certificate
Information Technology Systems Support Specialist1728Diploma
Network Security and Cyber Defense Support Specialist2160Diploma
Enterprise Services Support Specialist2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919


First Trimester: 
CIT 0001 Worker Characteristic
CIT 1010 Orientation and Safety
CIT 1011 Technology Foundations
CIT 1022 IT Foundations
CIT 1032 Introduction to Applications
CIT 1042 Introduction to Operating Systems
CIT 1070 IT Help Desk Support Foundations
Second Trimester: 
CIT 0002 Worker Characteristic
CIT 2030 Computer Support Foundations
Third Trimester: 
CIT 0003 Worker Characteristic
CIT 3020 Networking Foundations
CIT 3030 Networking Infrastructure Foundations
Fourth Trimester: 
CIT 0004 Worker Characteristic
CIT 4020 IT Security Foundations
CIT 4030 Cloud Foundations
Fifth Trimester: 
CIT 0005 Worker Characteristic
CIT 5020 Network Defense Foundations
CIT 5030 Network Penetration Foundations
CIT 5050 Enterprise Services Foundations
CIT 5060 Enterprise Client Foundations


CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+)
CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA PenTest+
CompTIA Server+


David Hamilton
Rodger Swann

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