Computer and Information Technologies

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What is Computer and Information Technologies?

This program includes tracks in Information Security, Internet Technologies, Network Administration, and Programming with a core of courses common to all. The core includes a general education component essential to a collegiate education and a technical component giving students an introduction to information systems, computer applications, program development, system maintenance, networking, security, Internet technologies, database design, and collaborative system development. In addition to core courses, students take specialty courses for their selected track.

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.

Labor Market Information

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CIT Regional Scan (pdf)
CIT Regional Scan (excel)
Kentucky Occupational Outlook to 2024
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Projections of Industry Employment 2016-26
Top 200 Highest Paying Jobs in Kentucky
100 Best Jobs in America
10 Best College Majors for Your Career
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What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Degrees and Transfers


Download Program Overview (pdf).

Transfer Opportunities

Morehead State University B.S. in Technology Management

Murray State University B.S. in Telecommunications System Management

University of the Cumberlands B.S. In Information Technology

Western Kentucky University B.S. in Computer Information Technology

Western Kentucky University B.S. in Workforce Administration

Western Kentucky University B.S. in Technology Management

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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.

Program Contact

Pam Bridgman
Computer and Information Technologies
Program Coordinator