Cybersecurity & Networking

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)?  The Cybersecurity field has 0% unemployment.
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

Certifications available:

  • IT Fundamentals

  • CompTIA A+

  • CompTIA Network+

  • CompTIA Security+

  • Certified Ethical Hacker

Students in this program may qualify for articulated college credit and for Tuition Freedom Scholarship at North Central State College.

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Instructor: TJ Houston

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!

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