College of Technology

Information Technology Systems

Program Description

Information technology systems technicians maintain, service, and repair computer equipment and computer peripherals. They also install and trouble-shoot and maintain computer networks.

The Information Technology program prepares students to take exams for the following Industry certifications:

Certificates & Degrees

Information Technology Systems/Computer Network Technician
Technical Certificate
Advanced Technical Certificate
Information Technology Systems/Information Systems Technician
Associate of Applied Science
Bachelor of Applied Science

Program Options & Length:

  • Program begins in August and January and is 4 1/2 semesters which includes one summer session
  • Admits 24 students each year
  • Typical classroom hours are from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5 days per week
  • The program is a Cisco Academy, a Microsoft Academy, and an Linux Professional Institute Academy

Paying for College

You may apply for financial aid, scholarships, grants, and loans to help finance your college education. When you pay registration fees, you are a student of Idaho State University with the privileges and responsibilities of a college student.

Gainful Employment

Program Information
Admissions Information: Click Here
CIP Code: 110901

Cost of Attendance
Certificate: Advanced Technical Certificate - Computer Network Technician
Tuition and Fees: $13,657.50*
Books and Supplies: $1,027.43
Room and Board $6,439.50**
Total: $21,124.43**
Certificate: Technical Certificate - Computer Network Technician
Tuition and Fees: $6,070.00*
Books and Supplies: $853.18
Room and Board $2,862.00**
Total: $9,785.18**

Completion Time
Certificate: Advanced Technical Certificate - Computer Network Technician
Normal Program Length: 4.5 Sem.
2011-2012 Completers: 0
Number Completed in Normal Time: NR
Normal Completion Rate (from the time students enrolled at ISU): NR%
Program Completion Rate (from the time students enrolled in program classes): NR%
Certificate: Technical Certificate - Computer Network Technician
Normal Program Length: 2 Sem.
2011-2012 Completers: 0
Number Completed in Normal Time: NR
Normal Completion Rate (from the time students enrolled at ISU): NR%
Program Completion Rate (from the time students enrolled in program classes): NR%

Employment Information
Jobs Related to These Programs
Occupations with each program area were identified using Department of Labor ONET Crosswalks.
Placement Rate: 0***

Median Debt
Loan Amount:$0.00

NR On-time completion rates are not reported for programs with fewer than 10 completers in order to protect student privacy.

* Based on 2012-13 full-time, Idaho resident tuition and fee schedule.

** Based on 2012-13 double occupancy rates and 100 meal plus flex money plan.

*** Based on completer placement data from the 2011-2012 fiscal year submitted January 15, 2012 to the Idaho State Division of Professional-Technical Education (ISDPTE). Positive placement is defined by the ISDPTE as completers enrolled in the military, employed in a related training, employed in a field unrelated to training, or pursing additional education.