Computer and Information Technology


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

What is Computer Information Technology?

The Computer and Information Technology program offers three specific areas of study for careers in today's complex digital world: These include Network Administration, Internet Technologies, and Information Security.

  • Network and computer systems administrators design, install, and support an organization's computer systems.
  • Internet Technologies specialists design, deploy, and manage web sites from both a hardware and software perspective.
  • Information Security specialist learn offensive and defensive techniques to protect their clients digital interests. Instruction involves topics such as operating system security and network security design.
average base pay $61,502
low: $38k med: $62k high: $100k

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*
Information Security Specialist $61,502
Computer Support Technician $42,236
Computer Tech Basic $42,236
A+ Prep $42,236
CISCO Networking Associate $53,912
CISCO Networking Enhanced $53,912
Computer Technician $53,912
Information Security Track $53,912
Internet Technologies Track $53,912
Network Administration Track $53,912

Credentials Available at SKYCTC

Security+ Prep Certificate: 3 Total credit hours  
A+ Prep Certificate: 4 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS   
Computer Tech Basic Certificate: 11 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS   
Computer Technician Certificate: 14 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS  
CISCO Netowrking Associate Certificate: 16 Total Credit Hours  
Microsoft Network Administrator Certificate: 19 Total Credit Hours  
Information Security Specialist Certificate: 19 Total Credit Hours  
Digital Forensics Certificate: 20 Total Credit Hours  
CIT Fundamentals Certificate: 23 Total Credit Hours  
CISCO Netoworking Enhanced Certificate: 24-25 Total Credit Hours  
Information Security Associate Degree: 60 Total Credit Hours  
Internet Technologies Associate Degree: 60 Total Credit Hours  
Network Administration Associate Degree: 60-63 Total Credit Hours  

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

Additional Information

For Network Administrator course sequence, see the course sequence example.
For Internet Technologies course sequence, see the course sequence example.
For program cost, see the estimate worksheet.
For Gainful Employment, see Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.

Admission Requirements

This program has no special admission requirements.

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

Mike Taylor
Computer Information Technology Program Coordinator

Kerry Moorman
Computer Information Technology
Assistant Professor

Bryan Knowles
Computer Information Technology
Bowling Green 270.901.1058 Glasgow 270.861.6927