Information Technology Department

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Information Technology Department

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Fall 2021 COVID-19 Plans for IT Classes

  • Most classes will be online
  • Some face-to-face/on campus classes
  • Online synchronous classes (online classes with scheduled virtual meeting times; sections will be labeled “EL” such as CIS-110-01EL)

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and/or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics, bioinformatics, and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

We are quickly becoming a model of growth and success for IT education. Having industry partnerships with companies such as IBM, CISCO and other local IT businesses, we are poised to prepare students for successful employment in Graham/Burlington and surrounding areas including Raleigh, Greensboro, and Winston-Salem. Not only that, but the foundation we instill in our students prepares them for success as IT professionals anywhere in the nation or world.

What will you learn?

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to:

  • Cyber security
  • Computer repair and support
  • Programming and software development
  • Web development
  • Mobile app development
  • Network systems
  • Database administration
  • Other emerging technologies

What can you earn?

Associate in Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)

Diplomas

  • IT Business Support
  • Systems Security (Cybersecurity)
  • Computer Programming and Development
  • Software and Web Development

Certificates

  • Cybersecurity
  • Entry Network Technician
  • PC Repair
  • Computer Programming
  • Web Development
  • IT Business Support
  • Linux-Unix
  • Windows

Career opportunities?

Graduates qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information.

Employers

We have a growing success rate of students obtaining full-time, part-time, internship, and apprenticeship opportunities. Some of the employers our students have obtained employment with include:

  • Alamance Community College
  • Bloomerang
  • Brooks Network Services
  • Camcor
  • CISCO
  • Duke Law
  • Hillrom
  • IBM
  • LabCorp
  • Lenovo
  • Procter & Gamble
  • TeamLogic IT
  • The Computer Department
  • Welld Health

Salary?

Entry-level range: $45,600 – $50,900 per year
With five years’ experience: $47,400 – $52,000 per year
(contingent on economy and geographic location)

Contact us

For more information, call the Information Technology department at 336-506-4229 or email Renard Spratling.