Computer Information Technology


The CIT program at TCAT Elizabethton starts training in copper and fiber optic cabling each student will earn a Greenlee Certification in each. The 3D printing is a class on the basics using Dremel 3D printers. Computer Fundamentals & MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) and Nida are self-study courses. A+, Network+, and Security+ are a suite of CompTIA Certification prep courses to prepare the students to be entry level computer field service technician. The last trimester is an elective of the student’s choice; MCSA, Ethical Hacking etc.



Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 20 Months
Clock Hours 2,160
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,727.38
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,475.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator216Certificate
Technical Support Specialist642Certificate
Information Technology Network Support Specialist1080Certificate
Information Technology Security Specialist1296Certificate
Information Technology System Support Specialist1728Diploma
Information Technology Systems Coordinator2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
426 Highway 91 North
Elizabethton, TN 37643


First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Technology Foundations
Orientation and Safety
Computer Concepts
Introduction to Applications
Introductions to Operating Systems
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Computer Hardware Foundations
Computer Systems Support Foundations
Networking Fundamentals
Networking Fundamentals II
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Security Fundamentals
Fourth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Advanced Networking
Fifth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Pro Networking


CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
Dremel 3D Idea Builder (3D printing)
Greenlee Voice, Data, Video Test and Termination (copper cabling)
Greenlee Fiber Preparation and Termination
Greenlee Fiber Testing and Troubleshooting
Greenlee OTDR (Optical Time-domain Reflectometer)
Microsoft Office User Specialist

Books and Supplies Lists


Brandon Franklin

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