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 $6,865.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,693.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Personal Computer Operator342Certificate
Technical Support Specialist864Certificate
IT Network Support Specialist1296Certificate
IT Systems Support Specialist1728Diploma
Cloud Services Support Specialist2160Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
426 Highway 91 North
Elizabethton, TN 37643


First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Orientation and Safety
Technology Foundations
IT Foundations
Introduction to Applications
Introduction to Operating Systems
IT Help Desk Support Foundations
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Computer Support Foundations
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Networking Foundations
Networking Infrastructure Foundations
Fourth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
IT Security Foundations
Cloud Foundations
Fifth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Enterprise Cloud Services Foundations


CompTIA A+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Cloud+
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
Chris Irick

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