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Computer Information Technology Diploma (CIT)

672 Clock Hours / 42 Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time 12 months)

Program Description

The Computer Information Technology (CIT) program at Atlantis University combines the training for the Network Operations Program, the Enterprise Cloud Professional (ECP) Program, and the InfoSec Professional Program (ISP) into one complete IT Professional Program. Therefore, the CIT Program prepares graduates for employment in the Computer Information Technology industry. The skills developed in the course work lead to successful careers as network administrator, data communication manager, communication specialist, and similar positions. Atlantis University laboratories allow for students to attain hands-on experiences in the design, deployment and management intra/internet client/server networks. Courses within this program can be transferred towards the AS and BS Degree Programs.

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Program Objective

The Computer Information Technology (CIT) Program prepares students to become IT Professionals using the latest IT technologies of Industry Leaders such as, CompTIA, Cisco, Amazon and Microsoft. Students are trained to gain the necessary skills and proven job-role capabilities to effectively work with Amazon, Microsoft, CompTIA and Cisco technologies.

Transfer your Credits
Transfer up to 90 credits toward your undergraduate degree.

Get Prepared for IT Certifications
AU prepares IT students for important certifications for specific areas of focus as part of their degree or diploma program, but the student must apply for and complete the certifications on his or her own. AU provides the program of study, the courses, the study materials and the instruction towards an IT certification, but it is the responsibility of the student to follow through and obtain the certification from the respective certification organization.

Program Outline

To receive a Computer Information Technology Diploma, students must complete 672 Clock hours or 42 Credit hours for the program, as follows: 12 Credit hours in prescribed NOP curriculum, 9 Credit hours in prescribed ECP curriculum, 6 Credit hours in prescribed ISP curriculum, and an additional 15 credit hours in IT related elective curriculum (Linux, Computer Forensics, Cisco, NOP, Oracle, other) as indicated in the program outline below: Program requirements are indicated below.

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Suggested Program Breakdown by Course

Computer Information Technology Diploma (CIT)
(672 Clock Hours / 42 Credit Hours – Estimated Completion Time 14 months)

Course Number Course Title Clock Hours
CIT 200 Network+ 48
CIT 201 Cisco ICND 1 48
CIT 202 Cisco ICND 2 48
CIT 203 Troubleshooting with Wireshark 48
CIT 200 Network + 48
CIT 301 Linux+ 48
CIT 302 Amazon Web Services Solutions Associate 48
CIT 303 Amazon Web Services Solutions Professional 48
CIT 304 Office 365 Solutions Associate 48
Course Number Course Title Clock Hours
CIT 400 Security + 48
CIT 401 EC Council CEH 48
CIT 402 EC Council ECSA 48
CIT 403 ISC2 CISSP 1 48
CIT 404 ISC2 CISSP 2 48
CIT 100 Introduction to Computers 48
CIT 107 Introduction to Computer Forensics 48
CIT 108 Network Computer Forensics 48
CIT 122 Mobile Forensics 48
CIT 250 Organization and Technology of Information Systems 48

What’s my investment?

We pride ourselves in delivery quality education at a lower cost. Atlantis University is half the cost of other traditional universities.

Academic Institutions Average Cost/Semester Per Semester
(Graduate program = 4 months)
University of Miami $16,700.00
Barry University $14,080.00
Nova Southeastern University $12,200.00
Florida International University $9,200.00
Miami Dade $7,100.00
Atlantis University $5,400.00 *Without scholarship

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