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.
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.
Credentials Available at SKYCTC
|Security+ Prep Certificate: 3 Total credit hours||Requirements|
|A+ Prep Certificate: 4 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||Requirements|
|Computer Tech Basic Certificate: 11 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||Requirements|
|Computer Technician Certificate: 14 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS||Requirements|
|CISCO Networking Associate Certificate: 16 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|AWS Cloud Architecting Certificate: 19 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Microsoft Network Administrator Certificate: 19 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Information Security Specialist Certificate: 19 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Digital Forensics Certificate: 20 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|CIT Fundamentals Certificate: 23 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|CISCO Networking Enhanced Certificate: 24-25 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Computer and Information Technologies AAS - Information Security Track: 60 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Computer and Information Technologies AAS - Internet Technologies Track: 60 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Computer and Information Technologies AAS - Network Administration Track: 60-63 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
|Computer and Information Technologies AAS - General Track: 60-66 Total Credit Hours||Requirements|
This program has no special admission requirements.
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees. Degree-granting institutions also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website(www.sacscoc.org).
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