2024-25 Course Catalog

Technical Certificate

CIP Code



About the Program

Mixture of core software applications, networking classes, and security training including extensive hands-on experience in the classroom environment. Training also includes project management, ethics, and communications; program can be completed on a part-time basis.

Design, build, and maintain secure computer systems and networks based on industry-recognized standards and practices; learn to use, configure, and maintain routers, switches, servers, and other interconnectivity components to provide secure electronic communications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify common IT professions and apply basic IT tools to solve problems.

  • Build software applications using programming languages.

  • Troubleshoot hardware, operating systems, and network communications problems.

  • Create business impact analyses statements, business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans for small to medium size organizations.

  • Design, install and manage secure, scalable small to medium size networks.

  • Describe TCP/IP protocols used to transfer data across networks in terms of their purpose, what types of packets are sent and how they are used and possible security issues.

  • Install, configure, and use various operating systems.

  • Communicate effectively both written and orally.  

  • Solve problems using mathematics.  

  • Use technology tools efficiently and effectively to perform personal and professional tasks.  

Occupational Certification Opportunities

  • CompTIA IT Fundamentals
  • CompTIA Security +

Application Requirements

  • MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable applicable fee.
  • Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  • Demonstrate college-readiness by achieving the required minimum score on a placement test, successfully completing any required college foundation courses, or satisfying other measures including but not limited to high school coursework, previous college coursework, samples of work, etc.


Career Opportunities

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • IT Technician
  • Help Desk
  • IT Technical Support


The following is a typical course sequence for completing this program. The actual time needed to complete the program will vary according to each student’s individual needs.

First Semester

CIT1000Introduction to Information Technology


CIT1100Intro to Programming Concepts w/Python


CIT1351IT Essentials


ENG1000English Composition I


OIS1240Computer Applications


Second Semester

CIT1370Computer Security Fundamentals


CIT1410Network Structure


CIT1611Introduction to Networks


CIT2110Operating Systems





MTH1245College Algebra


Total Credit Hours: 30