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.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
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
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
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

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Computer and Information Technology Program
Degree Plans

  • Application for Certificate, Diploma, or Degree
  • CIT Applications Option (2018) - 60 credit hours - (XLS)
    • Business Software Specialist - Computer Support - Software Support
  • CIT Data Center Option (2018) - 60-61 credit hours - (XLS)
  • CIT Information Security Option (2018) - 60 credit hours - (XLS)
    • Microsoft Windows - Cisco - UNIX/Linux
  • CIT Network Administration Option (2018) - 60-63 credit hours - (XLS)
  • CIT Programming Option (2018) - 60 credit hours - (XLS)
    • Programming Information Systems - Programming Software Development
  • CIT Video Game Design Option (2018) - 60 credit hours - (XLS)
  • CrossWalk-List
  • Reverse-CrossWalk-List


Additional Information

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

Barry Phelps
Computer Information Technology
Program Coordinator