Computer Information Technology


Computer Information Technology (CIT) is the heart of most businesses and industries in today’s workforce. This program offers two curriculum options covering several certificate levels and a total of two diploma areas. Individuals interested in industry recognized certifications such a CompTIA’s A+, Network+, Security+, Microsoft’s MCTS and MCITP, can enter the CIT – Computer Information Technology path. During the CIT program, students will not only achieve national recognized certifications but also will learn a range of invaluable interactive and hands-on IT skills from entry level PC terminology to advanced networking, virtual and cloud infrastructures. The CIT Program creates a unique and convenient opportunity providing the CIT student with both innovative IT training and IT certification testing at our TCAT Huntsville campus. The CIT course length is 20 months. This program is located at the main campus at 355 Scott High Drive, Huntsville, Tennessee.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,680.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,995.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator342Certificate
Technical Support Specialist864Certificate
Information Technology Network Support Specialist1296Certificate
Information Technology Security Specialist1296Certificate
Information Technology System Support Specialist1728Diploma
Network Security and Cyber Defense Support Specialist2160Diploma
Network Infrastructure Support Specialist2160Diploma
Enterprise Services Support Specialist2160Diploma
Cloud Services Support Specialist2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
355 Scott High Drive
Huntsville, TN 37756


First Trimester: 
CIT 0001 - Worker Characteristic
CIT 1010 - Orientation and Safety
CIT 1011- Technology Foundations
CIT 1022 - Computer Concepts
CIT 1032 - Introduction to Applications
CIT 1042 - Introduction to Operating Systems
CIT 1070 - IT Help Desk Support Fndn
Second Trimester: 
CIT 0002 - Worker Characteristic
CIT 2030 - Computer Support Foundations
Third Trimester: 
CIT 0003 - Worker Characteristic
CIT 3020 - Networking Foundations
CIT 3030 - Networking Infrastructure Fndn
Fourth Trimester: 
CIT 0004 - Worker Characteristic
CIT 4020 - IT Security Foundations
CIT 4030 - Cloud Foundations
Fifth Trimester: 
CIT 0005 - Worker Characteristic
CIT 5020 - Network Defense Foundations
CIT 5030 - Network Penetration Foundations
CIT 0005 - Worker Characteristic
CIT 5040 - Routing & Switching Foundations
CIT 0005 - Worker Characteristic
CIT 5050 - Enterprise Services Foundations
CIT 5060 - Enterprise Client Foundations
CIT 0005 - Worker Characteristic
CIT 5070 - Enterprise Cloud Services Fndn


CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
Microsoft – Windows 7, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Active Directory, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Network Infrastructure, Configuring
Microsoft – Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate

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