The IT Security and Administration program includes six courses that provide the knowledge and skills to help students obtain a well-rounded IT education. Upon completion of the program, the candidate will have valuable understanding and skills in basic hardware installation, troubleshooting and maintenance, networking and topology support, security configuration and analysis, as well as the configuration, securing, maintenance and troubleshooting of a computer network. This includes security measures, web authentication, and extensive TCP/IP familiarity. The coursework and practice tests within the program prepare students to sit for the following Industry Certification exams: CompTIA A+, MTA Security Fundamentals, Linux Essentials, MTA Server Fundamentals, CompTIA Server+, MTA Networking, CompTIA N+ and CompTIA Security+. All eligible students may receive at least one certification exam voucher upon request for each exam at no cost.
The IT Security and Administration program is designed for individuals seeking a career as an information technology (IT) professional working in the typically complex computing environment of medium to large organizations. The student will also have developed professional skills to assist in the obtainment of work and promotion in the IT industry.