Computer Information Technology

About

This program is designed to provide students with first hand knowledge of the software, hardware, and operations of personal computers used in business and industry today.  Many aspects of the personal computer including how it works, how data is processed, and how to apply the functions to solutions on the job are explored in the CIT training.  The program consists of studies in the major operating systems, diagnostics, plus configuration of computers and their related peripheral devices.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $6,080.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,875.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Desktop Technician432Certificate
Networking Technician864Certificate
Security Specialist864Certificate
Microcomputer Specialist1296Diploma
IT Specialist1728Diploma
IT Systems Coordinator2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
2468 Technology Center Dr.
Jackson, TN 38301
Lexington Extension Campus
230 S. Broad Street
Lexington, TN 38351

Job Duties

Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 7,430

Current job openings per year: 310

Salary Range

$36,600
to
$54,200

Instructors

John Byrum
731-424-0691 x113
Regina Horner
731-967-1795 x109

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