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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Associate Degrees
 
Certificates

IT Cyber Security

Cyber Security

IT Networking

Networking

 

CYBER SECURITY

Associate of Applied Business

 

North Central State College’s Cyber Security degree is a great starting point for a successful and exciting career in Information Technology - Cyber Security. Students learn how to detect and defend against network infrastructure attacks by learning how to think like a hacker and how to use the tools hackers use to penetrate network defenses. Successful students can earn the following information technology and security certifications:

  • EC-Council
    • Certified Ethical Hacker
    • Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
  • Cisco
    • CCENT
    • CCNA-Security
  • CompTIA
    • A+
    • Linux+
    • Security+

Graduates of this program develop problem solving and communication skills necessary to function effectively with end-users and decision makers throughout all levels of the organization. Our graduates develop life-long learning skills -- the key to success in the exciting and dynamic field of Cyber Security.

NCSC graduates are employed as incident handlers, security auditors, security specialists, penetration testers, and other related positions within the information security realm. Graduates work in private, public, and government sectors for businesses and industries that require security practitioners to meet government regulations or to help safeguard company resources and data.

The Associate of Applied Business degree is awarded for the completion of this program.  

 

Program Learning Outcomes

Students earning an IT Cyber Security degree from NCSC are prepared to:

  1. Design, implement and administer small and midsize business (SMB) networks.
  2. Install and administer IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection/Intrusion Prevention) systems.
  3. Implement and administer SMB network security: identify and remediate threats and secure data and network communication confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
  4. Troubleshoot and remediate SMB computer and network hardware, software, communication, and security issues.
  5. Attain Cisco®, CompTIA®, EC-Council©, or VMware® certification.

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NETWORKING

Associate of Applied Business

 

North Central State College’s Networking degree prepares students for a successful career in Information Technology (IT). Students learn how to create, administer and secure servers and networking infrastructures while earning information technology certifications such as:

  • Cisco
    • CCENT
    • CCNA - Routing and Switching
  • Microsoft
    • Installing and Configuring Windows 2012 R2
    • Administering Windows Server 2012 R2
  • VMware
    • VCA-DCV
  • CompTIA
    • A+
    • Linux+
    • Security+

Graduates of this program develop problem solving and communication skills necessary to function and communicate effectively with end-users and decision makers throughout all levels of the organization. Our graduates develop life-long learning skills—the key to success in the exciting and dynamic information technology field.

Students earning a Networking degree are engaged as data communications and help desk support specialists, network and computer technicians, and Windows and Linux server administrators. Graduates are employed by local and regional businesses, government agencies, and educational institutions.

Information Technology (ITEC) students are expected to have a minimum competency in the computer environment upon entering the program, as evaluated by using the Computer Literacy assessment. Students who do not meet the minimum standards are required to take additional preparatory coursework. ITEC students must maintain a grade of C- or higher in their technical courses to continue in the program. Those not achieving the required grade must retake those courses and earn the minimum grade.

The Associate of Applied Business degree is awarded for the completion of this program.

 

 Program Learning Outcomes

Students earning an IT Networking Degree from NCSC are prepared to:

  1. Design, implement, and administer small and midsize business (SMB) networks.
  2. Install and administer SMB server and workstation operating systems (NOS/OS).
  3. Implement and administer SMB network security: identify and remediate threats and secure data and network communication confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
  4. Troubleshoot and remediate SMB computer and network hardware, software, and communications issues.
  5. Attain Cisco®, CompTIA®, Microsoft®, and  VMware® certifications.

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CERTIFICATES

Cyber Security Network Defense Certificate

 

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Help Desk/Desktop Support Certificate

 

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Microsoft Applications Certificate

 

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Network Administration/Management Certificate

 

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Network Security Administration Certificate

 

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Network Security Essentials Certificate

 

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Network Support Certificate

 

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Security Essentials Certificate

 

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Windows Server Administration Certificate

 

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Wireless Network Support Certificate

 

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