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Information Technology

The Blinn College District Information Technology Program prepares students for high-demand careers in computer network administration.

Courses cover the fundamentals of personal computers, networking, and security using CompTIA standards; the installation, configuration, and administration of Linux and Windows servers, Cisco switches and routers; and Apache, PHP web, and MySQL database programming and servers. Study ends with a capstone course and an internship.

This page is for Blinn's Information Technology academic program only. To request IT support, visit https://my.blinn.edu/helpdesk or call 979-830-4357.

Degrees offered through the CAPS Program

A co-admissions partnership with the University of Houston-Victoria

You can still register for spring classes!

Registration is still underway for spring second 8-week classes. For assistance, contact Academic Advising or call Enrollment Services at 979-830-4800. You also can schedule a tour of any of our six campuses!

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Program FAQ

The 9-credit-hour Occupational Skills Award in Computer Information Technology covers personal computer hardware, networking technology fundamentals, and introductory web design principles.

The 30-credit-hour Level-2 Certificate in Microsoft Specialist prepares you to select, install, and maintain the current desktop and operating system offered by Microsoft.

The 33-credit-hour Level-2 Certificate in Linux Specialist focuses on the most recent open source desktop and server operating systems not covered by the Microsoft Specialist Certificate.

The 60-credit-hour Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Administrator prepares you to design, construct, and manage heterogeneous multi-user wired/wireless computer networks.

All four awards can be completed on the Brenham, Bryan, and RELLIS campuses.

An Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Administrator can prepare you for a variety of IT careers, including IT support specialist, desktop support technician, network technician, system administrator, IT technician, help desk technician, and IT security assistant.

Blinn's Information Technology Program has transfer agreements with Texas A&M, Sam Houston State, Tarleton State, and the University of Houston-Clear Lake. For more information, see our College Articulations page.

Through the CAPS Program, you also can earn co-admission to Blinn and the University of Houston-Victoria (UHV), earning your Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Administrator from Blinn and your Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) in Computer Information Systems from UHV. Current students also can transfer their credits toward the BAAS from UHV.

For degree plans, click the appropriate link below:

Associate of Applied Science in Information Technology Administrator

Certificate Level-2 in Microsoft Specialist

Certificate Level-2 in Linux Specialist

Occupational Skills Award in Computer Information Technology

For a list of information technology courses, please see our Courses page. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog.

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Information Technology Program
Phone: 979-209-7320

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