Information Technology Assistant Certificate

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Information Technology Assistant Certificate


The IT certificate is designed to ensure a thorough knowledge of information systems and includes general practice using contemporary technologies in troubleshooting, problem solving, organization, customer support, analysis, evaluation, communication, and transmission of information. The certificate fosters communication skills through interpersonal and group interaction opportunities through appropriate collaborative and active learning projects and experiences. Students who successfully complete the certificate program may continue to complete requirements for an associate degree as an Information Technology Technician.

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Information Technology Assistant Requirements (31 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCredits
ENG-110   Freshman Composition 3
MTH-118/120   Pre-Algebra / Intermediate Algebra 4 – 5
NAV-XXX   Diné Studies Course 3
CMP-101   Introduction to Computers 3
Information Technology Assistant Requirements 
Semester TWO 
IT-105   Introduction to Programming 3
IT-110   Introduction to Digital Logic / Hardware Programming 3
IT-150   Introduction to System Administration 3
Semester THREE 
IT-218   Algorithms and Data Structure 3
IT-280   IT Project Management 3
IT-260   Internetworking 3
Total Required Credit Hours31


Program Advisors
Mark Trebian, Assistant Professor of Applied Computer Technology
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Phone: 505.786.4361

M.S., Management Technology, University of Wisconsin
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin


Dr. Frank Stomp, Associate Professor of Information Technology
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Ph.D., Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
M.S., Mathematics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands
B.S., Mathematics, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands


Welcome to Navajo Technical University. Navajo Tech is committed to offering quality technical, vocational, and academic degrees, and community education in student oriented, hands-on learning environment based on the Dine Philosophy of Education. Our primary campus is located in Crownpoint, New Mexico; two Arizona instructional sites in Chinle and Teec Nos Pos are growing rapidly!