Computer Information Technology


The Computer Information Technology (CIT) program encompasses related courses in Information Technology, Computer software and hardware maintenance , Networking management and configuration, and Server and Business  Systems Administration, Cloud technologies and Virtualization.

Graduates will benefit from sustained growth in demand for highly skilled information technology workers. All courses offer a core curriculum that is designed to provide the academic and technical background to prepare students for a career in the information technology field.  The curriculum focuses on the design, implementation, management and troubleshooting of computer systems. Required courses are designed to prepare students to install, configure, upgrade and secure standalone, networked and mobile systems.  The emphasis is on Windows, Mac, and Linux/Unix operating systems. The curriculum is designed to enable students to develop strong critical thinking skills and to learn by doing so in  hands-on lab as well virtual lab environment.

Typical job opportunities: Computer support professional, systems administrator, data center administrator, desktop support specialist, information systems technician, IT support specialist/administrator, network service technician, information assurance analyst, security systems administrator, IT security technician, and Help Desk Technician.



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 $1,510.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator342Certificate
Technical Support Specialist864Certificate
Information Technology Network Support Specialist1296Certificate
Information Technology System Support Specialist1728Diploma
Network Security and Cyber Defense Support Specialist2160Diploma
Network Infrastructure Support Specialist2160Diploma
Enterprise Services Support Specialist2160Diploma
Cloud Services Support Specialist2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
265 Elkins Rd
Jacksboro, TN 37757

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 1010 Orientation and Safety
CIT 1011 Technology Foundations
CIT 1022 IT Foundations
CIT 1032 Introduction to Applications
CIT 1042 Intro to Operating Systems
CIT 1070 IT Help Desk Support Foundations
Second Trimester: 
CIT 0002 Worker Characteristics
CIT 2030 Computer Support Foundations
Third Trimester: 
CIT 0003 Worker Characteristics
CIT 3020 Networking Foundations
CIT 3030 Networking Infrastructure Foundations
Fourth Trimester: 
CIT 0004 Worker Characteristics
CIT 4020 IT Security Foundations
CIT 4030 Cloud Foundations
Fifth Trimester: 
CIT 0005 Worker Characteristics
→ Network Security and Cyber Defense Support Specialist Pathway
CIT 5020 Network Defense Foundations
CIT 5030 Network Penetration Foundations
→ Network Infrastructure Support Specialist Pathway
CIT 5040 Routing & Switching Foundations
→ Enterprise Services Support Specialist Pathway
CIT 5050 Enterprise Services Foundations
CIT 5060 Enterprise Client Foundations
→ Cloud Services Support Specialist Pathway
CIT 5070 Enterprise Cloud Services Foundations


CompTIA IT Fundamentals+
CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Linux+
CompTIA PentTest+
CompTIA Cloud+
CompTIA Server+
Cisco RSTech
Cisco CCNA
Cisco CyberOps Security
C-Tech Network Cabling Specialist - Copper Based Systems
C-Tech Network Cabling Specialist - Fiber-Optic Based Systems
EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker
Electronics Technicians Association Data Cabling Installer
Electronics Technicians Association Fiber Optics Installer
Help Desk Institute Desktop Advanced Support Technician
Linux Professional Institute Linux Essentials
Microsoft Office Specialist
Microsoft Administering Windows Server Hybrid Core Infrastructure
Microsoft Configuring Windows Server Hybrid Advanced Services
Microsoft Windows 10 Client
Microsoft Managing Modern Desktops
Microsoft 365 Fundamentals
TestOut Office Pro
TestOut IT Fundamentals Pro
TestOut PC Pro
TestOut Network Pro
TestOut Security Pro
TestOut Linux Pro
TestOut Client Pro
TestOut Server Pro
TestOut Routing and Switching Pro
TestOut Ethical Hacker Pro
TestOut CyberDefense Pro

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