What is Computer Information Technology?
The Computer Information Technology Program is supported by a solid foundation of core courses that focus on problem-solving and communication skills for Computer & Information Technology professionals involved in computer network environments. The program provides opportunities for you to obtain knowledge and skills that enable you to adapt technology use to specific needs in your field of study.
This program includes a Computer Science Track, Information Security Track, Programming Track, Internet Technologies Track, and Network Administration Track with a core of courses common to all. The core includes a general education component essential to a collegiate education and technical courses giving students an introduction to information systems, computer applications, program development, system maintenance, networking, security, and Internet technologies. In addition to core courses, students take specialty courses for their selected track.
For more information, check out our program brochure
What are my career choices?
You have several career choices as an IT professional. These include becoming a computer programmer, a network administrator, a web site developer or administrator, and an information security specialist. With today's digital world, graduates are employed in every sector of society including healthcare, finance, manufacturing, education, military and others. You can find employment with private or publicly-managed companies, as well as operate your own company.
|Computer and Information Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by 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?
Degrees and Transfers
- Applications Track
- Computer Science Track
- Information Security Track
- Internet Technologies Track
- Network Administration Track
- Programming Track
- Video Game Design Track
- CISCO Networking Associate
- CISCO Networking Enhanced
- CIT Fundamentals
- Computer Support Technician
- Computer Tech Basic
- Computer Technician
- Digital Forensics
- Information Security Specialist
- Microsoft Enterprise Administrator
- Microsoft Network Administrator
- Mobile Apps Development
- Net +
- Network Technologies Specialist
- Productivity Software Specialist
- Security +
- Social Media Specialist
- Web Programming
- Web Administration
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.