Degrees/Certifications available:

  • Level 1 Certificate
  • Level II Certificate
  • Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS)

Program Description and Details:

Are you ready to dive into the world of technology and become a vital player in the ever-evolving IT industry? The Computer Information Technology (CIT) program at Coastal Bend College is tailored to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel in various IT roles. Texas identifies CIT as one of its six key industry clusters, highlighting the ongoing demand for competent, qualified professionals and technicians in this field.

Our CIT program is designed to prepare you for entry-level positions in networking, hardware repair, security, server management, and help desk support. The curriculum is robust, offering hands-on training and real-world applications to ensure you are job-ready upon graduation. You will learn to manage and maintain computer networks, troubleshoot hardware issues, implement security measures, and provide top-notch technical support.

The program is fully aligned with CompTIA standards, ensuring that your education meets industry-recognized benchmarks for IT excellence. This alignment prepares you for certifications such as CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+, enhancing your employability and career prospects.

As a student in the CIT program, you will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and a curriculum that keeps pace with the latest industry trends and technologies. Our dedicated instructors bring real-world experience to the classroom, providing you with practical insights and mentorship.

Whether you aim to work in corporate IT departments, government agencies, healthcare facilities, or start your own IT business, our program equips you with the skills to succeed. Additionally, our courses are designed to be transferable, allowing you to continue your education and advance your career.

Join the Computer Information Technology program at Coastal Bend College and step into a future filled with exciting and lucrative career opportunities in the technology sector.

For additional course information, view the course catalog.

Prospective Careers:

  • Network Technician
  • Hardware Repair Technician
  • IT Security Specialist
  • Server Manager
  • Help Desk Support Technician
  • Systems Administrator
  • IT Support Specialist