Industry certification, Measurable skills gain
Method of Delivery
Online, e-learning, or distance learning
Daytime Hours, Evening Hours, Weekends
Instructional Program (CIP)
The IT Security & Network Technician program is designed to help students prepare for the Security+ and the Network+ examinations administered by CompTIA. This dual certification program provides an IT professional with the knowledge, experience, and confidence to succeed in a new career, or to allow for advancement/promotion within a current place of employment. Enrolled students should have a basic knowledge of computer hardware and operating systems. Students will learn to implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and how to respond to security breaches. This course is for the Information Technology (IT) professional who has an interest in learning networking and administrative skills in Window-based TCP/IP networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as OS X, Unix or Linux. Students gain experience that will be invaluable in pursuit of a career as an IT Specialist, Tech Support Administrator, Network Installer, Security Consultant, or Network Administrator. This program is also ideal for those who wish to further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.
Program Length (Weeks)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
WIOA Approved Program
2 - Workforce Investment Area II
Name of Credential
CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Network+
Type of financial aid offered or have access to
Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?
Yes - KBOR and Michigan Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?
Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?
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Total Out-of-State Program Cost