What is Computer Information Technology?
The Computer and Information Technologies program provides instruction that focuses on problem solving and communication skills required for professionals working in the computing industry as well as the private sector. The purpose of the Computer and Information Technologies Program is to prepare students for entry-level positions in computer programming, computer science, applications, database administration, information security, network administration, network technologies or Internet technologies.
What are my career options?
Computer support specialists are employed in professional, scientific, and technical services industries, principally computer systems design and related services. Substantial numbers of these workers are also employed in administrative and support services companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, government agencies, educational institutions, software publishers, telecommunications organizations, health care organizations, and management of companies and enterprises.
|Computer and Information Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Information Security Specialist||$61,502|
|Computer Support Technician||$42,236|
|Computer Tech Basic||$42,236|
|CISCO Networking Associate||$53,912|
|CISCO Networking Enhanced||$53,912|
|Information Security Track||$53,912|
|Internet Technologies Track||$53,912|
|Network Administration Track||$53,912|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Associate in Applied Science Degree
- Applications Track
- Computer Science Track
- Information Security Track
- Internet Technologies Track
- Network Administration Track
- Programming Track
- CISCO Networking Associate
- CISCO Networking Enhanced
- CIT Fundamentals
- Computer Support Technician
- Computer Tech Basic
- Computer Technician
- Information Security Specialist
- Digital Forensics
- Microsoft Enterprise Administrator
- Microsoft Network Administrator
- Mobile Apps Development
- Net +
- Network Technologies Specialist
- Productivity Software Specialist
- Security +
- Social Media Specialist
- Web Programming
- Web Administration
Length of Program
Completion of the program should take two years, assuming that you maintain full-time enrollment status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.