The Network and Computer Systems Administrators program prepares students for employment in the field of Computer Support and Computer Networking. The program provides students with a broad base of technological skills including: extensive knowledge of operating systems, computer applications (comprehensive and advanced), networking essentials, client/server support, Computer Repair training to prepare for the Comp TIA A+ certification exams, Network+, Security+, and Computer User Support. These “hands-on” courses involve job simulations whereby students participate in such activities as troubleshooting, assembling, and disassembling computers, setting up networks, help desk simulation, and multi-tasking in a team oriented environment The Social Media Security Intelligence & Analytics course of instruction prepares individuals with working knowledge and skills in the areas of social media theory and principles, social media technical composition, social media risks, security and incident response, social media policy framework, including terms of service and privacy statements. Once completed students will learn to anticipate attacks and guard sensitive information from social media hackers, and, in the event of a breach, have tools to quickly respond to security incidents. Students will have proven competency to help guide organization’s social media personnel security policy ins and outs of using a social medial tool to monitor social networks for actionable intelligence.
Graduates will possess marketable skills in the following areas: Help Desk support, PC Repair technician, Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist), Support Specialist, Computer Technician, Computer Support Specialist, Help Desk Analyst, Technical Support Specialist, Network Support Specialist, Electronic Data Processing Auditor (EDP Auditor), Network Technician, Computer Specialist as well as Information Security Technician, Security Administrator, Security architect, Security Engineer or any other role that is responsible for information security. . A full time student will complete this program in 11 ½ months (50 ½ weeks).
LENGTH OF TIME
The length of time required to graduate from the day program is 11 ½ months (50 ½ weeks) depending on the holiday schedule. Terms I through V are 7-9 weeks long in length. There is a week break between each term.