Computer Information Technology


  This program provides instruction on the hardware and software facets of operating systems, networking, security systems and servers common in today’s highly technical business and industry.  The program consists of studies in the major operating systems and diagnostics, system architecture and protocols used in data processing, software applications, programming, multimedia applications, hardware assembly and repair, backup strategies, email communications, and networking, as well as the configuration of computers and their related peripheral devices. Troubleshooting functions on the job are essential and are explored in the CIT training. 

  The CIT program serves as a preparatory course for obtaining certifications in CompTIA A+, Network +, Security +, and Linux +. Microsoft certifications can also be obtained, including MCSA, Windows 10 Installing and Configuring, Server 2016 Installation Storage and Compute, Server 2016 Networking, and Server 2016 Identity.

Class Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 2:30 PM


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,230.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,654.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator216Certificate
Technical Support Specialist648Certificate
Information Technology Network Support Specialist1080Certificate
Information Technology Security Specialist1296Certificate
IT System Support Specialist1728Diploma
IT Systems Coordinator2160Diploma

The Computer Information Technology program has an articulation agreement with the Tennessee community colleges. Details of the articulation are located here, CIT Articulation Agreement. For more information contact the program instructor or the Student Services Office.

Please see the below attached document for the Nashville State Community College's agreement with CIT.

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Campus Locations

Main Campus
740 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055
Clarksville Campus
135 International Blvd
Clarksville, TN 37040

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: 2,120

Current job openings per year: 260


CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Linux+
Microsoft –Installing and Configuring Windows 10
Microsoft – Windows Server 2016, Installation, Storage, & Compute
Microsoft – Windows Server 2016, Networking
Microsoft – Windows Server 2016, Identity
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate


Brandon Rives
Robert Cauthen

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