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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
  • Data Analytics
  • 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
  • ITIL® Managing Professional
  • Office 2016
  • Microsoft 365
  • CompTIA Operations Specialist
  • Project Management

 

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Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator

Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator

Program Hours: 128 Hours
Prerequisites: Network+ or equivalent knowledge, Windows server/client administration
Tuition: $9,520

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

You will begin by learning about cloud fundamentals, including an overview of cloud computing and specifi-cally Microsoft cloud services. You will be introduced to Microsoft Azure, and you will examine the differences between Microsoft 365 and Office 365. Next you will gain fundamental knowledge and skills to use Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows based servers. Then students will learn key elements of Microsoft 365 Identity job role. Finally, you will learn about security management, com-pliance management, and device management in an enterprise and learn the specific job role task of a Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Microsoft 365 Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Cloud Administrator

Project Management

Program Hours: 64 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,780

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

The program begins with the basic concepts and leads students through all the functions needed to plan and manage a small to medium-size project, including how to level resources and capture both cost and schedule progress. Instructed by real-world PMP® certified practitioners and includes the most current guide, plus a wide variety of learning tools and study aids, all using PMI® terminology.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Project Manager
  • Project Coordinator
  • Program Manager

Project Management Professional (PMP)® is a registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

IT Fundamental Core

Program Hours: 64 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3,834

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

In this program students will learn the basic principles and techniques of providing PC, mobile, applications, and network support. Learn how to identify computer hardware and software, setting up a workstation, supporting users, configuring wireless devices, cloud concepts, security, privacy, Azure and Microsoft 365 cloud service offerings.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Help Desk
  • Service Desk
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer User Specialist

Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Administrator Associate

Microsoft 365 Modern Desktop Administrator Associate

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $5,355

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

The Installing and Configuring Windows 10 course is for IT professionals who administer and support Windows 10 desk-tops, devices, users and associated network and security resources. It is also intended for Enterprise Desktop/Device Support Technicians 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.

The Deploying and Managing Windows 10 course is 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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

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

Microsoft 365 Core Program

Microsoft 365 Core Program

Program Hours: 368 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $24,000

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This program builds a foundation with core skills of hardware, networking and security. You will start by building knowledge of operating systems using Windows 10. You will learn about cloud fundamentals, including an overview of cloud computing and specifically Microsoft cloud services. You will be introduced to Microsoft Azure, and you will examine the differences between Microsoft 365 and Office 365. Next you will gain fundamental knowledge and skills to use Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows based servers. Then you will learn key elements of Microsoft 365 Identity job role. Finally, you will learn about security management, compliance management, and device management in an enterprise and learn the specific job role task of a Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Microsoft 365 Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Cloud Administrator

ITIL Managing Professional

ITIL Managing Professional

Program Hours: 112 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $11,535

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This stream targets IT practitioners working within technology and digital teams, providing the knowledge and skills needed to run successful IT projects, teams and workflows. There are three specialist modules, plus one ITIL Strategist module that bridges both Specializations.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Service Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager

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Data Analytics

Data Analytics

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3,825

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This program includes analysis of data using Excel, SQL and Power BI. Courses included: Excel 2019 Part 1-3, Excel 2016/2019 Data Analysis with PivotTables and PowerPivot, SQL Querying Fundamentals Part 1-2 and 20778 Analyzing Data with Power BI

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Computer Systems Analysis/Anlyst

Azure Core Program

Azure Core Program

Program Hours: 328 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $22,395

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This program builds a foundation with core skills of hardware, networking and security. Next you build knowledge of oper-ating systems using Windows 10. Finally you will learn how to administer Microsoft Azure

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Azure Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Cloud Administrator

Getting Started with IT

Getting Started with IT

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

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

In this program students will learn the basic principles and techniques of providing PC, mobile, applications, and network support. Learn how to identify computer hardware and software, setting up a workstation, supporting users, configuring wireless devices, installing and configuring operating systems, configuring and troubleshooting networks, working with printers, troubleshooting laptops, supporting mobile devices, virtualization and security.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Help Desk
  • Service Desk
  • Computer Technician
  • Computer User Specialist

CompTIA IT Operations Specialist (CIOS)

CompTIA CIOS

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

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 technology.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

CompTIA Linux Network Professional (CLNP)

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 wireless technology.

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

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

CompTIA Network Infrastructure Professional (CNIP)

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 wireless 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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Server Administrator
  • PC/Network Support
  • Network Technician

CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional (CSCP)

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 specialized 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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

CompTIA Security Analytics Expert (CSAE)

CompTIA CSAE

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $8,245

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 specialized 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.

In the CASP+ course you will apply critical thinking and judgment across a broad spectrum of security disciplines to propose and implement sustainable security solutions that map to organizational strategies; translate business needs into security requirements; support IT governance and risk management; architect security for hosts, networks, and software; respond to security incidents; and more.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • IT Security Specialist
  • Security Architect
  • Cyber Security Analyst

CompTIA Security Analytics Professional (CSAP)

CompTIA CASP

Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,450

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 specialized 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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

CompTIA Systems Support Specialist (CSSS)

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, troubleshoot, 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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

LEAN Six Sigma Green Belt with PMP

Program Hours: 72 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $5,795

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.

Project Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Project Manager
  • Certification Preparation
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Project Management Professional (PMP)® is a registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

MCSA: SQL 2016 Business Intelligence Development

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 covers SQL Server 2016 provision both on premise and in Azure, and covers installing from new and migrating from an existing install.

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

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Business Intelligence Development

MCSA: Web Applications .NET

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. 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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Web Developer
  • Application Developer
  • Web Programmer

MCSA: Web Applications C#

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 developers the programming skills that are required for developers to create Windows applications using the C# language.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • C# Developer
  • Application Developer
  • Software Engineer

Azure Administrator

Azure Administrator

Program Hours: 88 Hours
Prerequisites: CompTIA Network+ or equivalent knowledge. Active Directory
Tuition: $6,545

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

This program provides foundational level knowledge on cloud concepts; core Azure services; security, privacy, compliance, and trust; and Azure pricing and support. Then you will learn fundamental knowledge and skills to use Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows based servers. Finally you will learn how to manage Azure subscriptions, create and scale virtual machines, implement storage solutions, configure virtual networking, back up and share data, connect Azure and on-premises sites, manage network traffic, implement Azure Active Directory, secure identi-ties, and monitor your solution.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Azure Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Cloud Administrator

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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

CompTIA A+ Technician

CompTIA A+Program Hours: 80 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $4,455

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

CompTIA Security+ Technician

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

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 specialized security fields, or it can serve as a capstone course that gives a general introduction to the field.

Program Objectives/Subjects

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: $3,598.20

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

The Lean Six Sigma Green Belt is a powerful, proven method of improving business efficiency and effectiveness. 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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

Azure Architect

Azure Architect

Program Hours: 72 Hours
Prerequisites: Azure Administrator
Tuition: $4,820

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

Students will learn the different technologies used in the Azure Architect job role.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Azure Architect
  • Azure Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Cloud Administrator

CCNP Enterprise

CCNP Enterprise

Program Hours: 120 Hours
Prerequisites: CompTIA Network+ or equivalent knowledge
Tuition: $12,285

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

You will learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. Then you will learn configuring network components such as switches, routers, and Wireless LAN Controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. This program gives you the knowledge and skills needed to configure, troubleshoot, and manage enterprise wired and wireless networks. You will also learn to implement security principles within an enterprise network and how to overlay network design by using solutions such as SD-Access and SD-WAN.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Engineer

CompTIA IT Operations Specialist (CIOS) Fast Track

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, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating sys-tems.

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 technology.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist (CSIS) Fast Track

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, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. The student will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist (CSIS)

CompTIA Secure Infrastructure Specialist

Program Hours: 160 Hours
Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $9,900

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, troubleshoot, optimize, and perform preventative maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems. The student will describe the major networking technologies, systems, skills, and tools in use in modern networks.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

MCSA: Windows Server 2016

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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

MCSA: SQL 2016 Database Development

SQL Basic

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

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 disciplines.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

Information Security Program

CompTIA CIOS

Program Hours: 280 Hours
Prerequisites: IT Technician (A+/Net+)
Tuition: $21,505

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyberattacks increase.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

  • Information Security Analyst

CompTIA Cloud Admin Professional (CCAP)

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 wireless technology. 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.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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

Microsoft Office

Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $3,366

Program Description and Skills to be Learned

Perform duties requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures.

Program Objectives/Subjects

Career Focus

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