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Computer and Information Technologies

Get the hands on experience you need to design, maintain and use different computing 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.

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What are my degree and certificate options?

As of fall 2019, most new students will be required to successfully complete either FYE 100 (one credit hour) or FYI 105 (three credit hours) in addition to the requirements listed in the guided pathways for the degrees and sixteen credit hour or more certificates in CIT. Your advisor will help you determine whether you must complete the FYE enrollment requirement.



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Transfer Opportunities

Morehead State University B.S. in Technology Management

Murray State University B.S. in Telecommunications Systems Management

Northern Kentucky University B.S. in Computer Information Technology – All Tracks

Northern Kentucky University, B.S. in Computer Information Technology – All Tracks

Northern  Kentucky University B.S. in Computer Information Technology – Web and Database Administration Track

University of the Cumberlands B.S. In Information Technology Sciences

Western Kentucky University B.S. in Computer Information Technology

Western Kentucky University B.S. in Workforce Administration

Western Kentucky University B.S. in Engineering 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.

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Pam Bridgman

Computer and Information Technologies

Program Coordinator