Computer Information Technology

Objective of Field

To successfully complete the certification exams, obtain further education, and/or work experience in order to obtain entry-level employment in the Information Technology field.

Job Duties/Training

The Computer Information Technology program helps students gain the practical experience and knowledge needed to pass the entry-level certifications for A+, Network+, and/or Server+ CompTIA certifications.

Certification Tests

  • CompTIA A+
  • Network+
  • Server+ (optional)
  • Linux+ (optional)

Planned Courses

  • CompTIA A+ Certification (junior year - includes computer core hardware, computer operating systems, and networking basics)
  • CompTIA Network+ (senior year - includes basic networking, intermediate networking, data cable creation, and participating at the Computer HelpDesk that responds to school computer/networking repair requests)
  • CompTIA Server+ (senior year - includes basic server installation, management, and troubleshooting web servers and email servers; students must participate in management of various shop servers)

Employment/Job Outlook

Entry Level

2-Year Associates Degree

4-Year Bachelor’s Degree

Computer Operator
Field Support Technician
Hardware Installation Coordinator
Help Desk Technician
Network Support Technician
Operating Systems Specialist

Information Sciences and Technology
Computer Engineering Technology
Telecommunications Technology

Computer Forensics
Computer Information Systems
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Science and Engineering


How to Find Out More

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Additional Info

Recommendations for Success

  • Knowledge of basic computer applications
  • Keyboarding
  • Comprehend textbook content, graphs, charts
  • Be an independent learner
  • Read and interpret technical documents
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Follow written and oral directions
  • Good attendance/homework completion dependability
  • Exceptional ethics, honesty, and integrity
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and problem solve
  • Sit/concentrate at a computer for long periods
  • Good vision to view small details
  • Follow safety rules
  • Work independently and without supervision
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Accept criticism & deal effectively in high stress situations
  • Be adaptable, flexible and persistent
  • Algebra fundamentals
  • Reading & writing fundamentals
  • Science fundamentals

Contact Us

Lenape Technical School, an equal opportunity employer, shall not discriminate in their educational programs, activities or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, ancestry or any other legally protected classification.  Publication of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1964,  Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act.  Inquires should be directed to the Special Programs Coordinator, 503/504 / ADA Coordinator, and Title IX Coordinator, Lenape Tech, 2215 Chaplin Avenue, Ford City, PA  16226.  Telephone: 724-763-7116