Spring 2022 Featured Courses


Join Cabrillo's IT Institute this Spring

Get a jumpstart on your IT knowledge and skills.  Take 7 classes in just 11 weeks with daily and weekly support from IT Institute faculty and staff. Plus, get career and life skills coaching along the way!

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Every Business Needs Information Technology (IT) Experts. That Expert Can Be You!

Information Technology (IT) is at the heart of every major business and institution, from hospitals and universities to entertainment studios and banks. Job opportunities are booming and you can start your tech career path with Cabrillo College’s Computer Information Systems (CIS) programs. IT includes rapidly emerging and evolving computer hardware, software, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming, and information systems technologies. CIS courses allow students to update job skills or prepare for careers in IT as well as transfer to four-year institutions.

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Example Salaries

  • The median annual wage for network and computer systems administrators was $82,050 per year or $39.45 per hour in May 2018.

  • The median annual wage for network and computer systems administrators was $82,050 per year or $39.45 per hour in May 2018.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Desktop Support Technician

  • Help Desk Analyst

  • Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist)

  • Technical Support Specialist

  • Cybersecurity Professionals

  • Network Systems Technician or Administrator

  • Computer Systems Administrators

  • And more...


Our Program Offers

  • Two Associate of Science Degrees
  • Three Certificates of Achievement
  • Six Skills Certificates

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Start With These Spring 2022 Courses

Jobs are growing in Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing faster than they can hire! Get the skills you need to get started down these exciting and rewarding career paths.

CIS 71 | IT Essentials

Learn how to repair and build computer hardware, problem-solving skills and troubleshoot applications and devices. 

CIS 81 | Introduction to Networks

Explore network architecture, structure, functions, and models of the Internet and more.

Pick a Pathway

  • Cloud Pathway: Become an expert in the collection and storage of big data.

CIS 90 | Intro to Unix/ Linux

Discover the UNIX/Linux operating system, including hands-on experience with commands, files, tools and terminal interface. 

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  • Cybersecurity Pathway: Protect systems, networks, and devices from cyber attacks.

CIS 75 Fundamentals of Computer Security

Study the foundation of organizational Information Technology Security and Risk Management. 

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