The industries relating to the installation, operation, support, and securing of computer and network information systems are ever-expanding and challenging fields that offer a wide variety of vocational opportunities to those individuals pursuing a career in this occupational area. In order to prepare students for an entry-level position in these occupations, the Computer Information Technology program has been developed to provide academic, hands-on, and valuable real-world training with the fundamental skill sets essential to those who strive to become a professional in the computer and network information systems industries.
The fifth trimester students select which diploma track they wish to study: Track 1 Network Security and Cyber Defense Support Specialist, Track 2 Network Infrastructure Support Specialist, Track 3 Enterprise Services Support Specialist, or Track 4 Cloud Services Support Specialist.
|Time Commitment||Full Time, Part Time|
|Typical Program Length||20 Months|
340 Washington St
Newbern, TN 38059
Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), cloud networks, servers, and other data communications networks. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 4,050
Current job openings per year: 420