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    Computer Information Technology.
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    There are a variety of focus areas in which to choose from, and SCC graduates earn an average starting wage of $47,632 per year.
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    Computer Information Technology.
    Information - Technology
    There are a variety of focus areas in which to choose from, and SCC graduates earn an average starting wage of $47,632 per year.
    Placement
    Computer Information Technology.
    Information - Technology
    There are a variety of focus areas in which to choose from, and SCC graduates earn an average starting wage of $47,632 per year.
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Computer Information Technology

  •  Estimated Cost: $10,960

    Program Length: 4 semester(s)

    Locations: Lincoln

    Start Term(s): Fall / Spring

    Average Cohort Size: 30

    Awards Offered: AAS

    Program Description

    If you are a tech savvy problem solver, our Computer Information Technology program is the ideal fit for you. We will prepare you for a successful career in one of the following focus areas:

    • Applications Development - design and code software applications on different computer platforms (PC, web, mainframe, and mobile)
    • Cybersecurity – explore security practices, cyber defense techniques, and digital forensics related to the protection of today's networks and critical information systems
    • Network Management - set up, maintain, and manage computer networks in both a Windows and Linux environment
    • Computer Support - trained to work as the main computer technician in a company or as a member of a team providing help desk support

    Our flexible CIT program provides hands-on training while allowing you to be a full-time or part-time student taking day, evening and online classes. Once you complete the program, you will be prepared to work in every sector of the economy.

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    Our Computer Information Technology program provides you with a comprehensive, hands-on training in current technologies which makes you a valuable employee. You will be successful in the CIT field if you:

    • have excellent problem-solving skills
    • are organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize your workload and document activities
    • are able to communicate effectively with a variety of people
    • have good written and oral communication skills
    • enjoy helping others solve computer-related problems
    • are flexible enough to work in groups or independently
    • can concentrate on a project or problem until you find a solution
    • enjoy working in a field that is always changing

    You can start the Computer Information Technology program in the Fall or Spring terms. Follow these steps to finish your application:

    1. Complete an application for admission.
    2. Submit official high school transcripts, GED® scores, and/or other college transcripts.
    3. Check with an advisor to determine if you need to take the COMPASS assessment test. This requirement may be waived if you have a sufficiently high and recent ACT scores or have successfully completed necessary college-level prerequisite courses.
    4. You must complete the regular SCC admission requirements and prerequisite courses with a “C” or higher to continue in the Computer Information Technology program.

    The job market is looking for people with the technical skills to make computers work. Rewarding IT careers are available in almost every field including health, education, business, transportation and manufacturing, and the job outlook is expected to increase through 2022. Recent SCC graduates report an average starting annual salary of $47,632. Career options in Computer Information Technology include:

    • Application Developer
    • Business Installation Technician
    • Desktop Support Technician
    • Developer
    • Instructor
    • IT Applications Developer
    • IT Database Analyst
    • IT Infrastructure Support Technician
    • Network Operations Engineer
    • Placement Engineer
    • Programmer
    • Project Manager
    • Software Developer
    • Software Engineer
    • Support Desk Engineer
    • System Application Specialist
    • System Engineer
    • Systems Analyst
    • Technical Support Representation
    • Web Developer
    Southeast Community College is a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution. As a State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement Institution, we are unable to offer online or distance courses to students in the following states/areas: California and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

    Jon Barthelman, Teaching Lab Assistant
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2825
    jbarthelman@southeast.edu

    Linda Bettinger, Program Co-Director
    BS, Nebraska Wesleyan University
    MS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    402-437-2490
    lbetting@southeast.edu

    Don Bossung, Instructor
    Diploma, Southeast Community College
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2495
    dbossung@southeast.edu

    Dan Brown, Teaching Lab Assistant
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2499
    dbrown@southeast.edu

    Hildy Dickinson, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    BS, Bellevue University
    402-325-4718
    hdickinson@southeast.edu

    Randy Goldsmith, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2494
    rgoldsmi@southeast.edu

    Barb Jauken, Instructor
    AAS, McCook Community College
    BS, Kearney State College
    402-437-2491
    bjauken@southeast.edu

    Julie Kohtz, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2275
    jkohtz@southeast.edu

    Karen Killham, Instructor
    AA, North Platte Community College
    BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    402-437-2438
    kkillham@southeast.edu

    Laurie Kilzer, Instructor
    Diploma, Southeast Community College
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    BA, Bellevue University
    402-437-2496
    lkilzer@southeast.edu

    Daniel Nickel, Instructor
    Diploma, Central Community College
    AAS, Central Community College
    402-325-4719
    dnickel@southeast.edu

    Glenn Ray, Instructor
    Diploma, Southeast Community College
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2803
    gray@southeast.edu

    Jo Schuster, Program Co-Director
    BS, Kearney State College
    402-437-2492
    jschuste@southeast.edu

    Frederick Scott, Instructor
    BA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    MM, New York University
    MSc, Simon Fraser University
    402-437-2299
    fscott@southeast.edu

    Norman Stimbert, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2493
    nstimber@southeast.edu

    Beth Stutzman, Instructor
    Diploma, Southeast Community College
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2274
    bstutzma@southeast.edu

    Roxanne Stutzman, Instructor
    AAS, Southeast Community College
    402-437-2276
    rstutzma@southeast.edu

    Kim Waswick, Instructor
    AA, Minot State University
    BA, Minot State University
    MA, Minot State University
    402-437-2847
    kwaswick@southeast.edu

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