Computer and Information Technology

CPCC's Computer Technology Institute offers non-degree courses, credential and exam prep programs to move your career in IT forward. We help you to become more competitive for job opportunities and to stay current in the rapid pace of technological change.



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Computer Technology Programs:

Data Management and Analytics

Whether you are a Business Analyst, Project Manager, or a Developer, this program area is for you.  Learn the technical skills to enhance your career in Database Management/Administration and/or Business Intelligence/Data Analytics.

Programming and Application Development

ComputerWorld Magazine reports that programming is the number one skill needed today.  Enter the exciting world of application development. CPCC classes range from basic coding to both front end and back end operations of web development.  We offer online and instructor-led courses.

IT Infrastructure

Every company requires a strong IT Infrastructure to support day-to-day business operations. ComputerWorld Magazine rates Infrastructure skills in their top four IT skills needed in today's workplace. You can begin your career in Help Desk/Technical Support and move to Network/Security management roles. All of our courses refer to the skills required on most industry-specific certification exams, including CompTIA and Microsoft.

    Digital Media and Marketing

    Digital Media is the major form of advertising and marketing. Learn how to move your art and create digital masterpieces in film, photography, art and web using Adobe and Apple products. Take marketing to the next level by learning the secrets behind the power of social media marketing. Not only will your business benefit from the tools taught in these courses, but you'll also benefit with personal marketing to boost career opportunities.

    Microsoft Business Productivity Tools

    Learn to be more productive in your every day work. Cut your workload by 30 percent by learning the tricks and techniques of the popular MS Office Suite, or advance your skills using collaborative tools like SharePoint.

    Basic Computer Skills

    Our Basic Computer Skill courses will make you feel comfortable learning the new technologies and moving you forward into the world of technology.


    The Computer-aided design (CAD) courses that we offer are short-term and taught by industry experts. Learn CAD to increase your productivity, improve the quality of design, and improve communications through documentation.  We offer classes in CAD, Inventor, and Revit.


    Our online courses, for this German-made enterprise software program, are designed to establish a foundational skill level in one or more phases of the enterprise.  SAP is used in many Charlotte-based companies, like Siemens, to help manage business operations and customer relations.

    Certiport Testing Center

    Certiport was established in 1997 to validate computer skills and knowledge through performance-based testing. Testing for IT certifications includes Microsoft OfficeMicrosoft Technology Associate,  Adobe® Certified Associate, Autodesk Certified User, CompTIA Strata™ IT Fundamentals and Intuit QuickBooks Certified User.