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 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
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 1070 Technology Foundations
CIT 1010 Orientation and Safety
CIT 1020 Computer Concepts
CIT 1030 Introduction to Applications
CIT 1040 Intro 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
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+
CompTIA Linux+
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
Microsoft -Cloud Fundamentals
Microsoft - Security Fundamentals
Microsoft - Networking Fundamentals
Microsoft - Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
Microsoft - Windows Operating System Fundamentals
Microsoft - Installing and Configuring Windows 10
Microsoft - Configuring Windows Devices
Testout PC Pro
Testout Network Pro
Testout Security Pro
Testout Linux Pro
TestOut Server Pro 2016: Install and Storage Certification
TestOut Server Pro: Install and Configure Certification
TestOut Server Pro: Manage and Administer Certification

Books and Supplies Lists


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