Computer and Information Technology Requirements

Security+ Prep Certificate

  • Required
    • CIT 180 Security Fundamentals

3 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $507.00
  • Fees**
    • $24.00
  • Books***
    • $190.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $771.00***

A+ Prep Certificate

  • Required
    • CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software

4 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $676.00
  • Fees**
    • $32.00
  • Books***
    • $170.00
  • Supplies
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $928.00***

Computer Tech Basic Certificate

  • Required
    • Approved Lecel I Networking Course
    • CIT 105 Intro to Computers
    • CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software

11 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $1,859.00
  • Fees**
    • $88.00
  • Books***
    • $377.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $2,374.00***

Computer Technician Certificate

  • Required
    • Approved Lecel I Networking Course
    • CIT 105 Intro to Computers
    • CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software
    • CIT 180 Security Fundamentals

14 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $2,366.00
  • Fees**
    • $112.00
  • Books***
    • $576.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $3,104.00***

Cisco Networking Associate Certificate

  • Required
    • CIT 161 Intro to Networks
    • CIT 167 Routing and Switching Essnetials
    • CIT 209 Scalling Networks
    • CIT 212 Connecting Networks

16 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $2,704.00
  • Fees**
    • $128.00
  • Books***
    • $468.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $3,350.00***

Microsoft Network Administrator Certificate

  • Required
    • Approved CIT Technical Course(s)
    • Approved Level I Networking Course
    • CIT 214 Microsoft Server Configuration
    • CIT 215 Micorsoft Server Administration
    • CIT 216 Microsoft Server Advanced Services
    • CIT 217 UNIX/Linux Administration

19 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $3,211.00
  • Fees**
    • $152.00
  • Books***
    • $807.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $4,220.00***

Information Security Specialist Certificate

  • Required
    • CIT 180 Security Fundamentals
    • CIT 182 Perimeter Defense
    • CIT 184 Attacks and Exploits
    • Approved Network Elective Course or Approved Security Elelctive Course

19 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $3,211.00
  • Fees**
    • $152.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $3,413.00***

Digital Forensics Certificate

  • Required
    • CIT 105 Intro to Computers
    • CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software
    • CIT 180 Security Fundamentals
    • CIT 284 Computer Forensics
    • CRJ 204 Criminal Investigations
    • CIT 160 Intro to Networking Concepts or CIT 161 Intro to Networks

20 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $3,380.00
  • Fees**
    • $160.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $3,590***

CIT Fundamentals Certificate

  • Required
    • Approved Level I Networking Course
    • Approced LEvel I Programming Language Course
    • CIT 105 Intro to Computers
    • CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software
    • CIT 120 Computional Thinking
    • CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals
    • CIT 180 Security Fundamentals

23 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $3,887.00
  • Fees**
    • $184.00
  • Books***
    • $896.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $5,017.00***

Cisco Networking Enhanced Certificate

  • Required
    • Approved CIT Technical Course(s)
    • CIT 161 Intro to Networks
    • CIT 167 Routing and Switching Essnetials
    • CIT 209 Scaling Networks
    • CIT 212 Connecting Networks

24-25 Total Credit Hours

  • Tuition*
    • $4,225.00
  • Fees**
    • $200.00
  • Books***
    • $843.00
  • Supplies***
    • $50.00

Total Cost Estimate $5,318.00***

Information Security Associate Degree

First Semester

  • CIT 105 Introduction to Computers
  • MAT 126 Techincal Algebra & Trigonometry (or Higher)
  • Heritage or Humanities
  • ENG 101 Writing I
  • Social & Behavioral Science

Second Semester

  • Natural Sciences
  • CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software
  • CIT 120 Computational Thinking
  • CIT 180 Security Fundamentals
  • Approved Level I Networking

Third Semester

  • Approved Networking Elective
  • CIT 182 Perimeter Defense
  • CIT 217 Unix/Linux Administration
  • Level I Programming Language
  • CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals

Forth Semester

  • Security Elective
  • CIT 209 Scaling Networks
  • CIT 212 Connecting Networks
  • CIT 184 Attacks and Exploits
  • CIT 293 Employability Studies

63 Total Credit Hours

This is a suggested schedule only. Always consult your advisor.

  • Tuition*
    • $10,647.00
  • Fees**
    • $504.00
  • Supplies***
    • $100.00

Total Cost Estimate $11,251.00***

Internet Technologies Associate Degree

First Semester

  • ENG 101 Writing I
  • MAT 126 Technical Algebra (or Higher)
  • Heritage or Humanities
  • CIT 105 Introduction to Computers

Second Semester

  • CIT 120 Computational Thinking
  • CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software
  • CIT 157 We Site Design and Production
  • Social & Behavioral Science
  • Natural Science

Summer Semester

  • CIT 257 Applied Internet Technologies

Third Semester

  • CIT 140 JavaScript I
  • CIT 143 C# I
  • CIT 155 Web Page Development
  • CIT 161 Introduction to Networks
  • CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals

Forth Semester

  • CIT 171 SQL I
  • CIT 180 Security Fundamentals
  • CIT 243 C# II
  • CIT 253 Data Driven Web Pages
  • CIT 293 Employability Studies

60 Total Credit Hours

This is a suggested schedule only. Always consult your advisor.

  • Tuition*
    • $10,140.00
  • Fees**
    • 480.00
  • Books***
    • $1,757.00
  • Supplies***
    • $100.00

Total Cost Estimate $12,477.00***

Network Administration Associate Degree

First Semester

  • CIT 105 Introduction to Computers
  • MAT 126 Technical Algebra & Trigonometry (or Higher)
  • Heritage or Humanities
  • ENG 101 Writing I

Second Semester

  • Natural Science
  • CIT 111 Computer Hardware and Software
  • CIT 120 Computational Thinking
  • CIT 180 Security Fundamentals
  • CIT 161 Introduction to Networks

Third Semester

  • CIT 182 Perimeter Defense
  • CIT 214 Micorsoft Server Configuration
  • CIT 167 Routing and Switching Essentials
  • CIT 143 C#
  • CIT 170 Database Design Fundamentals

Forth Semester

  • Social & Behavioral Science
  • CIT 209 Scaling Networks
  • CIT 212 Connecting Networks
  • CIT 184 Attacks and Exploits
  • CIT 293 Employability Studies

60-63 Total Credit Hours

This is a suggested schedule only. Always consult your advisor.

  • Tuition*
    • $10,647.00
  • Fees**
    • 504.00
  • Books***
    • $2,038.00
  • Supplies***
    • $100.00

Total Cost Estimate $13,289.00***

Note:

*Tuition is based on $169.00 per credit hour and is calculated on maximum credit hours.
**KCTCS BuildSmart Investment for Kentucky Competitiveness Fee of $8.00 per credit hour.
***Represents an approximate cost.