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Program Overview

Computer Information Technology, Associate in Science (A.S.)

The 60-credit-hour Computer Information Technology program prepares students for employment as a microcomputer support specialist, help desk specialist, user support analyst, applications system specialist, information systems specialist, technical support specialist, computer information manager, user support analyst supervisor, computer systems analyst, customer service representative, computer operator, computer repair technician, computer salesperson, help desk office supervisor, office systems support specialist, software tester, software trainer, user support specialist, or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

Review the guided degree pathway where you will find a detailed plan for your courses and other requirements each semester that prepare you for graduation and your transfer goals.


Florida Gateway College Online

Testing Entrance Requirements

Students must demonstrate competence in reading, math, or language through placement examination or by passing the appropriate reading, math or language courses, if not exempt by state board of education rule 6A-10.0315. A student who does not achieve minimum scores will be required to take developmental educations classes in English, math, reading, and SLS 1501 the College Experience.


Classes are delivered online.


  • Tuition: $6,199.20
  • Lab Fees: $215.00
  • Books: $2,127.73
  • Total: $8,541.93


Credit hours





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Careers at a Glance

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this program will be equipped with the technological support and analytical skills needed for successful technology-related careers.

Program Details

Program Notes
  • Offered in fall, spring, and summer.
  • The program prepares students for a contemporary high demand career.
  • Faculty have extensive professional experience and refereed publications in computer science and information systems.
Learning Outcomes
  • Students will demonstrate the capability to configure a home or office computer network by successful completion of successive coursework in Cisco-based home and office networking technologies.
  • Students will demonstrate the capability to use desktop productivity software applications (word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation) effectively by successfully completing exercises in a simulation environment.
  • Students will demonstrate the capability to diagnose and upgrade Windows-based personal computers and operating systems.
  • Students will demonstrate the acquisition of problem-solving techniques by successful completion of subject matter examinations, application of program coding and testing, and computer maintenance and upgrade activities, evaluating and synthesizing material offered by the courses in this program.
  • Students will acquire knowledge of information security and demonstrate the capability to synthesize and apply that knowledge.