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Department of Computing and Information Technology

The Department of Computing and Information Technology (CIT) is home to a program that provides the technical training and skills that Information Technology employers are actively seeking. Our talented, experienced instructors take innovative approaches to prepare students for careers in high-demand IT fields. Classrooms and Open Lab Areas provide hands-on experience with software and equipment commonly found in industry, particularly for networking and cyber security.

Within the CIT Program, students can earn Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees in the following specialty areas:

  • Cybersecurity: Compliance, Digital Forensics, Network Security
  • Networking: Network Administration, Systems Administration
  • Software: Database, Programming, Web Development

In addition, the CIT Department offers students a pathway to a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Students who earn any CIT AAS degree can continue their studies at CSN, earning a Certificate of Achievement in Information Management. This Certificate is accepted as the 3rd year of study at institutions that articulate a joint Bachelor of Applied Science degree with the College of Southern Nevada.

Currently, the areas of specialization for the Certificate of Achievement in Information Management are

  • Network Infrastructure
  • Software
  • Virtual Computing

Select our program (listed to the right) to learn more about what we have to offer.

Academic Advising

Current students with declared majors can schedule an advising appointment here.

Prerequisite Information