Information Technology Department

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Information Technology Department

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Summer 2021 COVID-19 Plans for IT Classes

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

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 and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and  services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

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?

Create, store, communicate, exchange and use
information to solve technical issues related to:

  • Information support and services
  • Mobile app development
  • Network systems
  • Programming and software development
  • Cyber security
  • Web Development
  • 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
  • IT Business Support
  • Linux-Unix
  • PC Repair
  • Programming
  • Web Development
  • 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.

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.