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Computer Information Technology

Credentials You Can Earn

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.

Degrees

Internet Specialist – Web Application Development 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.

Networking Specialist 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.

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 3 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
  • Internet Specialist Web Application Developer
  • Linux/UNIX System Administrator
  • Network Support Specialist Certificate
  • Network Technician Certificate
  • PC Repair and Network Technician Certificate

Learn more about our Computer Information Technology programs.

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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

There are many employment fields that require skills similar to those required to be an IT support specialist, such as:

  • Database Managers
  • Computer Programmers
  • Computer Systems Analysts

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Meet the Faculty


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Joan Litumbe-Lemeh

Joan Litumbe-Lemeh is an instructor in the Computer Information System Department at North Georgia Technical College. She holds a BS in Computer Information Systems, MBA with a concentration in Project Management, and MS in Cyber Security from Saint Leo University.  Prior to teaching at NGTC, she privately tutored for 19 years to high school students and worked for Saint Leo University as an Information Technology Specialist for about six and half years. She enjoys jogging, walking and lots of time with her family.

Contact:  joan.litumbe-lemeh@northgatech.edu