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Whether you are new to Information Technology or experienced and looking to advance your career, we have the program to fit your needs. Our programs are designed to prepare you for real-world skills that employers are looking for today.

Mission: We empower our students and enable their professional career success in our community and in our workforce by providing a high quality career training and educational experience.

We support our mission through the following:

  • Providing a high quality career training and educational experience to our students
  • Continuous evaluation of the educational experience and our programs in order to be responsive to changes in our workforce, economy, and communities
  • Integrating leading-edge information technology into teaching, learning, and school management
  • Providing high quality professional career opportunities for our students, faculty and staff
  • Supporting networking opportunities for faculty, staff, and students in order to promote high job placements into the community and workforce.

Included Programs

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • CompTIA A+ Technician
  • Information Security
  • Server Administrator
  • Windows 10 Administration
  • VMware Data Center Virtualization
  • CompTIA Network+ Technician
  • CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist
  • CompTIA Security+ Technician
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt With Agile 
  • MCSA SQL 2016 Database Development
  • MCSA Web Applications C#
  • MCSA Web Applications .NET
  • IT Service Management: ITIL® Foundation Practitioner
  • Office 2016
  • VMware Desktop and Mobility
  • CompTIA Operations Specialist

 

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CompTIA CIOS

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,455

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

In CompTIA A+, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, trouble-shoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

In Network+, you will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks. CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wireless tech-nology.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • System Support
  • PC/Network Support
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • PC Field Technician

Program Objectives

CompTIA CSSS

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,455

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wire-less technology.

The CompTIA Linux+ builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with the Linux operating system to present fundamental skills and concepts.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • PC/Network Support
  • Network Technician
  • Linux System Administrator
  • Professional (2–5 years of IT experience)

Program Objectives

CompTIA CSSS

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,455

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wire-less technology.

The CompTIA Server course builds on existing professional experience with personal computer hardware support to present the next tier of skills & concepts students will use on the job when administering any type of network server.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Server Administrator
  • PC/Network Support
  • Network Technician

Program Objectives

CompTIA CSCP

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,455

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

After taking CompTIA Security + course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in spe-cialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

In the CompTIA Cloud+ course, you will learn how to implement, maintain, and deliver cloud technologies including network, storage, and virtualization technologies to create cloud solutions.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • IT Security Specialist
  • System Engineer
  • Security Consultant
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Professional (2-5 years of IT experience)

Program Objectives

CompTIA CSAE

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $7,425

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

After taking CompTIA Security + course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in spe-cialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

The CySA+ course introduces tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur.

The CASP course you will expand on your knowledge of information security to apply more advanced principles that will keep your organization safe from the many ways it can be threatened. You'll apply critical thinking and judgment across a broad spec-trum of security disciplines to propose and implement sustainable security solutions that map to organizational strategies; trans-late business needs into security requirements; support IT governance and risk management; architect security for hosts, net-works, and software; respond to security incidents; and more.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • IT Security Specialist
  • Security Architect
  • Cyber Security Analyst

Program Objectives

CompTIA CASP

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,455

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

After taking CompTIA Security + course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in spe-cialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

The CySA+ course introduces tools and tactics to manage cybersecurity risks, identify various types of common threats, evaluate the organization's security, collect and analyze cybersecurity intelligence, and handle incidents as they occur.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • IT Security Specialist
  • Security Manager
  • Cyber Security Analyst
  • Professional (2-5 years of IT experience)

Program Objectives

CompTIA CSSS

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,455

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

In CompTIA A+, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, trouble-shoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

The CompTIA Linux+ builds on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with the Linux operating system to present fundamental skills and concepts.

Course Content

Career Focus

Specialist (early career IT professionals with 0-2 years of experience)

Program Objectives

LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt with PMP

Program Hours: 72 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $6,395

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to do the following: Obtain an understanding of how project management effects business, create a charter, identify stakeholders, create a project management plan, create a schedule, create a budget, create a risk register, and create various management plans. They will be able to analyze project risks, address project related procurement, execute the plan, and monitor and control it as needed. They will know how to close the project, including project and contract closeout.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Project Manager

Program Objectives

Program Hours: 64 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,284

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to provision a Microsoft SQL Server 2016 database. The course co-vers SQL Server 2016 provision both on premise and in Azure, and covers installing from new and migrating from an existing in-stall.

This course is aimed at database professionals who fulfill a Business Intelligence (BI) developer role. Students will learn to im-plement multidimensional databases by using SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), and at creating tabular semantic data models.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Business Intelligence Development

Program Objectives

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $5,000

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This program provides an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript programming skills. In this program, students will learn to develop advanced ASP.NET MVC applications using .NET Framework tools and technologies. The focus will be on coding activities that enhance the performance and scalability of a web application. ASP.NET MVC will be introduced and compared with Web Forms so that students know when each should/could be used.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Web Developer
  • Application Developer
  • Web Programmer

Program Objectives

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $5,950

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This program provides an introduction to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript programming skills. This training program teaches devel-opers the programming skills that are required for developers to create Windows applications using the C# language.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • C# Developer
  • Application Developer
  • Software Engineer

Program Objectives

 SQL Basic

SQL Basic

Program Hours: 40 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2,318

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This program provides an appropriate entry point to a future career in technology and assumes some hands-on experience or training but does not assume on-the-job experience. The concepts provided will help the student to become more familiar the concepts and structure of a database along with how to extract information from a database.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Junior Database Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Analyst

Program Objectives

 CompTIA Network+ Technician

CompTIA Network+Program Hours: 48 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2,583

Program Overview

The student will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks. CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wireless technology. This program also addresses the need to provide in-person and over the phone customer service.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Help Desk Analyst
  • PC/Network Support
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Network Technician

Program Objectives

 CompTIA A+ Technician

CompTIA A+Program Hours: 48 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2,583

Program Overview

In this program, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Help Desk Analyst
  • PC/Network Support
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • PC Field Technician

Program Objectives

 Server Administrator

CompTIA WinServer

Program Hours: 320 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $22,300

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

The Server Administrator program is designed for those who wish to support end users in a PC environment and to troubleshoot desktop environment. This program validates your ability to identify the cause and resolution of desktop application, network, and basic security issues.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Specialist
  • Senior Support Rep
  • Systems Admin
  • Windows Server Admin

Program Objectives

 CompTIA Security+ Technician

CompTIA Security+Program Hours: 44 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $2,493

Program Overview

After taking CompTIA Security + course, students will understand the field of network security and how it relates to other areas of information technology. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • IT Security Specialist
  • Help Desk Specialist
  • Security Consultant
  • Cyber Security Analyst

Program Objectives

 Lean Six Sigma Green Belt with Agile

Program Hours: 40 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3,596

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is a powerful, proven method of improving business efficiency and effectiveness with a combination of tools and strategies designed to improve your business efficiency. Key benefits are: Increase Efficiency, Higher-Quality Output, Better Customer Service, Safer Workplace and a Strong Business Culture.

In Introduction to Agile Project Management, students become familiar with the concepts of traditional project management and may have used the concepts to manage multiple projects. The course focuses on values, principals, challenges and benefits of using Agile. It also covers best practices, estimation, tracking and communication using Scrum.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Continuous Improvement Manager
  • Process Improvement Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Business/Performance Analyst
  • Quality Engineer

Program Objectives

 Windows 10 Administration

Windows 10

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $5,950

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

The Installing and Configuring Windows 10 course is for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desktops, de-vices, users and associated network and security resources. It is also intended for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Techni-cians who provide Tier 2 support to users who run Windows 10 desktops and devices within a Windows domain environment in medium to large enterprise organizations.

In the Deploying and Managing Windows 10 course is intended for IT Professionals who are interested in specializing in Windows 10 desktop and application deployments and managing the cloud-based application and data service environments for medium-to-large enterprise organizations.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Enterprise Desktop Support
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Specialist
  • Lead Desktop Support Technician
  • Device Support Technician

Program Objectives

 SQL Intermediate

SQL Basic

Program Hours: 91 Hours
Prerequisites: Excel 1 or equivalent knowledge
Tuition: $4,950

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

In this program, you will learn how to analyze data that will be useful to business operations and management. The program starts with learning the SQL language and how to query the database. The second stage of the program is learning how to pre-sent data using Excel: Pivot Tables, Charts, Graphs, V-Lookups and Power Pivot. The final stage of the program incorporates SQL Report Builder, Administration and Power BI.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Junior Database Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Analyst

Program Objectives

 IT Service Management: ITIL® Foundations Practitioner

ITIL

Program Hours: 40 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3,945

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This course is designed for IT Professionals, IT Support Staff, Application, Project and Business Managers, Any member of an IT team involved in the delivery of IT Services.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Help Desk Support
  • Service Manager
  • Project Manager

Program Objectives

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 VMware Data Center Virtualization

VMware Program Hours: 43 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3,825

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

These hands-on training courses prepare you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size and forms the foundation for most other VMware technologies in the software-defined data center.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Program Objectives

 VMware Desktop and Mobility Program

VMware

Program Hours: 43 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3,825

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This program gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform. It builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing the View component of VMware Horizon®, through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. This program teaches you how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines, how to manage access and security of the machines, and how to provide end users a customized desktop environment.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Program Objectives

CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $7,425

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

In this program, you will acquire the essential skills and information you will need to install, upgrade, repair, configure, trouble-shoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. The stu-dent will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Systems Support
  • PC/Network Support
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • PC Field Technician

Program Objectives

Windows Server

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $8,925

Program Description and Skills to Be Learned

The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows Server 2016 program shows that you have the primary set of Windows Server skills required to reduce IT costs and deliver more business.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Systems Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Information Systems Administrator
  • Network Operations Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Technician

Program Objectives

SQL Basic

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $5,000

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This course gives students a good understanding of the Transact-SQL language which is used by all SQL Server-related disci-plines.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Database Administrator
  • Data Developer
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Analyst

Program Objectives

Cisco CCNA

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $6,990

Program Description and Skills to Be Learned

The Network Associate program focuses on skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium-size branch office Enterprise network, including configuring several switches and routers, connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Support Specialist
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Help Desk Analyst
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Specialist
  • Senior Support Rep
  • Systems Admin

Program Objectives

CompTIA CSSS

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,455

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

CompTIA Network+ validates the ability to select, connect, configure and troubleshoot basic network hardware, including wire-less technology. In the CompTIA Cloud+ course, you will learn how to implement, maintain, and deliver cloud technologies in-cluding network, storage, and virtualization technologies to create cloud solutions.

Course Content

Career Focus

Professional (mid-level IT professionals with 2–5 years of experience)

Program Objectives

Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3,740

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.

Course Content

Career Focus

  • Office Assistant
  • Administrator Clerk
  • Office Clerk
  • Real Estate Clerk

Program Objectives