Computer Information Technology


The Computer Information Technology program is designed to provide students with first-hand knowledge of the software, hardware, and operations of personal computers used in business and industry. 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 Computer Information Technology program.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,680.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $765.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator342Certificate
Technical Support Specialist864Certificate
IT Network Support Specialist1296Certificate
IT System Support Specialist1728Diploma
Students will choose one of the following pathways in their fifth trimester:
Network Security and Cyber Defense Support Specialist2160Diploma
Network Infrastructure Support Specialist2160Diploma
Enterprise Services Support Specialist2160Diploma
Cloud Services Support Specialist2160Diploma

Campus Locations

McMinnville Campus
241 Vo-Tech Drive
McMinnville, TN 37110

Job Duties

Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, 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: 10,270

Current job openings per year: 1,140


First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Orientation and Safety
Technology Foundations
IT Foundations
Introduction to Applications
Introduction to Operating Systems
IT Help Desk Support Foundations
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Computer Support Foundations
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Networking Foundations
Networking Infrastructure Foundations
Fourth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
IT Security Foundations
Cloud Foundations
Fifth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Network Defense Foundations
Network Penetration Foundations
Worker Characteristic
Routing & Switching Foundations
Worker Characteristic
Enterprise Services Foundations
Enterprise Client Foundations
Worker Characteristic
Enterprise Cloud Services Foundations


CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Server+
CompTIA Pentest+
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner


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