Program Overview

Information Technology - Network Security

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*This program is financial aid eligible.
The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment in the technology sector as designers, testers, support technicians, system administrators, developers, or programmers who use computer software and\or hardware to design, process, implement and manage information systems in specialties such as database services, security, business intelligence, healthcare informatics and others depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student's ability to create, store, communicate, exchange and use information to solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, information security and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.
  • Install, configure, and support an organization’s local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems
  • Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems
  • Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information

View information about credit by exam and academic for professional credentials.

Next Application Deadline is Aug 07

Estimated Tuition & Fees

$5244.00

Location

Main Campus

Credit Hours

69-70

Program Stats

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Average Salary

95,470
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Average Class Size

16
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Estimated Completion Time

18-19 months

Current and Upcoming Course Offerings

Course Number Title Credit Hours
ACA-122 College Transfer Success 1
CTI-110 Web, Programming, and Database, Foundation 3
CTI-120 Network and Security Foundation 3
CTI-140 Virtualization Concepts 3
CTS-115 Information Systems Business Concepts 3
CTS-120 Hardware/Software Support 3
CTS-220 Advanced Hardware/Software Support 3
ENG-111 Writing and Inquiry 3
ENG-112 Writing and Research in the Disciplines 3
MAT-143 Quantitative Literacy 3
NET-125 Introduction to Networks 3
NET-126 Routing Basics 3
NET-225 Routing & Switching I 3
NET-226 Routing and Switching II 3
NOS-120 Linux/UNIX Single User 3
NOS-230 Windows Administration I 3
SEC-110 Security Concepts 3
SEC-150 Secure Communications 3
SEC-160 Security Administration I 3
WBL-110 World of Work 1
WBL-111 Work-Based Learning I 1