Cybersecurity & Networking Technology

Program Information

Would you like to begin the pathway to one of the fastest growing careers - cybersecurity (job growth of 32% through 2028),  networking analyst (job growth of 5% through 2028) or as a computer support specialist (job growth of 10% through 2028)? 
This program is structured to prepare students for the workforce and for post-secondary education, allowing students to get hands-on experience through structured and diverse learning.

Course Curriculum Includes, but not limited to:

  • Computer hardware systems and security
  • Securing networks and operating systems
  • Components of cybersecurity and security of network infrastructure
  • The process of systematic defense

 Students in this program may qualify for articulated college credit.

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Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • How to install, repair & troubleshoot computer hardware systems
  • Preventative maintenance and hardware security
  • Security networks and operating systems - including cryptography, security architecture, firewalls, VPNs
  • Preventing, detecting and mitigating vulnerabilities and attacks
  • Examine and implement security safeguards for desktop, network and application security
  • Project and problem based learning

Career Opportunities

This is the program for you if you want to work as a:

  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Customer Support Representative
  • Network Installer
  • Network Technician
  • Router/switch Support Person
  • Computer Repair Person

With further training you can become a/an:

  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Computer Network Architect
  • Network Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator

Ready to get ahead? 

Taking control of your future is easier than you think. By finishing your high school education at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, you put yourself ahead of your peers with field experience a normal classroom could never replicate. Apply for this program and pursue your passion today!


Connection Time

NET seniors are picking up where they left off last spring and using the skills they learned as juniors.  

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Sophomores got a close-up and personal look at the innards of a computer when current NET students took them on a tour of the stripped down machine.  Hopefully, their interest will be piqued and they will enroll in NET for next fall.  

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