Computer Systems & Information Technology

Program Details

Short Description:

This program prepares students to learn the art of protecting networks, devices, and data from unauthorized access, preventing cyber-attacks, and minimizing their impact. Students complete the CompTIA A+, Network+ industry certifications.

Program Content:

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the information technology industry.
This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the information technology industry; technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, planning, management, finance, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

The content includes but is not limited to communication, leadership skills, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.

The structure is intended to prepare students to complete the CompTIA A+, Network+ industry certifications. A student who completes the applicable competencies at any occupational completion point may either continue with the training or become an occupational completer.

Certification/Licensure: CompTIA A+, Network+.

CTSO: SkillsUSA and/or HOSA are the approved co-curricular career and technical student organizations which provide activities for students as an integral part of the instruction by providing leadership training and reinforcing specific career and technical skills.

Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.

Start Date:

August, January


Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Program Length:

Full-time 900 hours – approximately 8 months to complete.

Program’s OCP (Occupational Completion Points)


Course Number: CTS0082

Course: Computer Systems Technician

300 hours


Course Number: CTS0083

Course: Computer Network Technician

150 hours


Course Number: CTS0084

Course: Computer Networking Specialist

150 hours


Course Number: CTS0069

Course: Computer Security Technician

300 hours


MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

1. Apply to MTC at Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.

2. Complete your “To-Do List” at

Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here:

Program #Y100200   CIP# 0511090107

Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes $60.00 administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee





*Estimated Total Cost of Program


*Uniforms may be covered, for Pell eligible students once aid has been applied to all tuition & fee charges. Prices are subject to change.

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.

All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.

Prices are subject to change.
Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Estimated textbook list and pricing:
Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices.
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Florida Department of Education: Frameworks

Possible Careers and Outlook:

15-1152.00   Computer Network Support Specialists

15-1151.00   Computer User Support Specialists

15-1142.00   Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Program Video

Testimonial Video


900 hrs (8 mos) 


Main Campus


Full-Time, Day 



Have Questions? Ready to Start Your Career?

Terri Parrish

Career Counselor

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46033