Computer and Information Technologies

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What is Computer Information Technology?

The Computer and Information Technologies (CIT) program at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree that leads to both job opportunities and transfer options to 4-year universities. The CIT curriculum is supported by a solid foundation of general education classes that include writing, communications, computer and math skills. Students will obtain hands-on training to develop skills in computer networking, computer programming, hardware and software maintenance and web page design. If a graduate chooses, he or she will be prepared to sit for industry-recognized certifications exams. 

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$61,502
51530402510
low: $38k med: $62k high: $100k

What are my career options?

Computer support specialists are employed in professional, scientific, and technical services industries, principally computer systems design and related services. Substantial numbers of these workers are also employed in administrative and support services companies, financial institutions, insurance companies, government agencies, educational institutions, software publishers, telecommunications organizations, health care organizations, and management of companies and enterprises.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate Degree in Applied Science — with the following specializations:

Certificates

Length of Program

The AAS degree can be obtained in 2-3 years, depending upon the readiness of the student to enter college course work.

Admission Requirements

There are no special admission requirements for this program. Please consult WKCTC's general admission requirements.

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

Dr. Faris Sahawneh
Computer and Information Technology
Program Coordinator
270.534.3225
faris.sahawneh@kctcs.edu