Computer Information Technology

Campuses

Clarkesville

Credentials Offered

Associate Degree
Diploma
Certificate

Program Length

2-5 Semesters

TUITION-FREE ELIGIBLE

This department has programs that are eligible for 100% tuition coverage. 

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Computer Information Technology

Interested in computers? Love a challenge? Choose from computer repair (Comp TIA A+ Certification Prep), management systems (Networking Specialist), or internet options (Web Application Development). 

These fast-paced programs provide graduates with the technical skills and industry-recognized credentials necessary for employment in the expanding field of computer technology.

North Georgia Technical College’s Computer Information Systems program prepares students for a variety of occupations in today’s dynamic, ever-changing information technology world. These hands-on learning programs incorporate the latest computer technology and software programs. Classes are taught by experienced faculty who know what knowledge and skills are expected in today’s information technology job market. NGTC has articulation agreements in place with several institutions which allow CIS degree graduates the opportunity to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Pathways in the program include: 

  • Networking Specialist
  • Web Application Development
  • CompTIA A+ Certified Technician
  • Computer Forensic and Investigation Specialist

Credentials You Can Earn

Associates Degrees

Networking Specialist AAS Degree

The Computer Information Systems – Networking Specialist degree program provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as networking specialists. Graduates of the program receive a Networking Specialist Associate of Applied Science degree.

Web Application Development AAS Degree

The Computer Information Systems – Internet Specialist Web Application Development degree program provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the general areas of humanities or fine arts, social or behavioral sciences, and natural sciences or mathematics, as well as in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as E-Commerce web programmers. Graduates of the program receive an Internet Specialist Web Application Development Associate of Applied Science degree.

 

Diplomas

Internet Specialist – Web Application Development Diploma

The Internet Specialist Web Application Development diploma program provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as E-Commerce web programmers. Program graduates receive an Internet Specialist Web Application Development Diploma.

Networking Specialist Diploma

The Computer Information Systems – Networking Specialist diploma program provides students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Graduates are to be competent in the technical areas of computer terminology and concepts, program design and development, and computer networking. Program graduates are qualified for employment as networking specialists. Program graduates receive a Networking Specialist Diploma.

Certificates

NGTC‘s Computer Information Technology program offers a few certificates for those who want to specialize in a particular area or to refresh the skills they may already have:

  • CompTIA A+ Certified Preparation
  • CompTIA A+ Certified Technician Preparation Certificate
  • Computer Forensic and Investigation Specialist Certificate
  • Network Support Specialist Certificate
  • Network Technician Certificate
  • PC Repair and Network Technician Certificate

Career Opportunities

Individuals who graduate from NGTC’s Computer Information Technology program can hit the ground running if they choose to become:

Entrepreneurs

E-Commerce web programmers

Computer Support Specialists

 

Graduates of the Computer Information Technology program may work in a variety of fields including:

Computer Network Support Specialists

Support Information Technology (IT) Employees

Computer Support Specialists

Network Manager

Additional career options can be researched on the following site(s):

North Georgia Technical College is an authorized CompTIA Academy Partner. This partnership allows NGTC students seeking certification in CompTIA to receive a substantial discount on exam vouchers.

Meet the Faculty

Photo of C.J. DiNofrio C.J. DiNofrio Computer Information Systems Instructor 706-754-7884
Photo of Jeff Johnston Jeff Johnston Computer Information Systems Instructor 706-754-7745

These fast-paced programs provide graduates with the technical skills and industry-recognized credentials necessary for employment in the expanding field of computer technology.

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