IT Networking & Security

IT Networking and Security

Credits Required for Graduation: 67

Program Description

This program prepares technicians to understand, recommend, operate, install, test, modify and repair microcomputer-type equipment. Concentration is on board level work with microcomputer hardware, software, applications and networking. Such technicians are often called field or service technicians.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the IT Networking and Security program have many career advantages. Jobs are available in almost any area of the country in fields of computer research and manufacturing, training users on various hardware, operating systems, software applications, and working with LANs and the Internet.

Gainful employment programs are those “that prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.” Public institutions are required to report this information for all undergraduate and graduate programs that are Title IV eligible and that lead to certificates,diplomas, graduate certificates or specialist awards. Reporting is not required for undergraduate certificates and diplomas less than 16 credits and graduate certificates and specialist awards that are less than 8 credits. Degree programs at all levels are not considered to be gainful employment programs.

Program Plan