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Degrees & Certificates
IT Support Professional
Certificate of Achievement
About the Program
The Computer Networking Technology program prepares students for a variety of career opportunities in the networking field. CNT classes prepare students for industry certifications such as Cisco CCNA, Microsoft MCSA, and CompTIA Net+, Security+ and A+. Coursework includes targeted skills training in emerging technologies, such as Cloud Computing, IoT, Virtualization, Wireless, Computer Forensics, Incident Response, Network Security and OS Hardening. Many of these subjects have become required knowledge even in other career fields. Students in Business, Sciences, Arts, and Administration of Justice may need skills in network technologies to excel in their fields. The Certificate of Achievement and Career Certifications provide quick paths to validate training in today’s important tech knowledge areas. The program also includes an AS degree in Network Security and Administration. This degree incorporates the latest in emerging technologies and skills employers are seeking.
About the Certificate
This program includes curriculum from the Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) and Google designed to prepare student for an entry-level role in IT support. Courses in this program introduce students to troubleshooting and customer service, networking, operating systems, system administration, and security — all the fundamentals of IT support that are critical for success in the workplace. Students successfully completing the program can achieve the Google IT Support Professional certificate and will be prepared to take the CompTIA A+, Network +, and Security + certification tests.
Students who obtain this certificate will be qualified for a number of careers in information technology including computer technician, network technician, systems technician, computer user support specialists, and desktop support.
- Upon completion of the Certificate of Achievement in IT Support Professional, students are able to achieve the Google IT Support Professional certificate and will be prepared to take the CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+ certification tests.
|CNT 51 CompTIA's A+ Certification Computer Technician||4|
|CNT 52 Networking Fundamentals or|
|CIS 66 Networking Fundamentals||3|
|CNT 55 MCSA I Windows Server Installation, Storage, and Compute||3|
|CNT 69 Network Security; CompTIA Security+ Certification||3|
Updated: July 2022