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Desktop Operating Systems

300 HOURS EACH
17 HOURS PER WEEK
18 WEEKS

Provides knowledge and skills needed to manage a desktop operating system, including practical and analytical skills needed to install, configure and ensure the operation of a computer. Instruction is in both the Windows and Linux desktop environments and includes planning and installation of the appropriate operating systems; configuration of computer peripherals, and computer virtualization platforms.

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Network Technician

240 HOURS EACH
10 HOURS PER WEEK
24 WEEKS

Provides students with the knowledge and skills required to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security. Covers networking fundamentals, LAN/WAN technologies, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks.

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Server Essentials

270 HOURS EACH
15 HOURS PER WEEK
18 WEEKS

Provides knowledge and skills needed to manage a server operating system; including practical and analytical skills needed to install, configure and ensure the operation of a server. Instruction is in both the Windows and Linux server environments and includes planning and installation of the appropriate operating systems, configuration of server components and computer virtualization platforms.

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Linux Server Administration

270 HOURS EACH
15 HOURS PER WEEK
18 WEEKS

Provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to manage the Linux server operating system and includes practical and analytical skills needed to install, configure and ensure the operation of a Linux server. Instruction is in the Linux server environment and includes planning and installation of the appropriate operating system, configuration of server components, and troubleshooting common system errors. No prior Linux experience required.

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Server Technology/Web Server Maintenance and Security

875 HOURS EACH
25 HOURS PER WEEK
36 WEEKS

You’ll get a strong base of skills that will be the foundation to help you build several, different amazing careers in the computer industry. With the increased use of computers, there aren’t many job paths that offer as much diverse opportunity.

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Security Essentials

240 HOURS EACH
13 HOURS PER WEEK
18 WEEKS

Provides students with the knowledge and skills required to manage and secure network infrastructures. Includes practical and analytical skills needed to design; operate and troubleshoot, and secure network software and hardware. Instruction includes fundamental networking theories including addressing; physical infrastructure; network architecture; security threats, and mitigation techniques.

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Networking Technology/Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Security

47 WEEKS

This training prepares you to take the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam, which leads to CCNA certification. Four modules cover networking fundamentals; routing protocols and concepts; LAN switching and wireless, and accessing the WAN.

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Network Security Specialist (CCNA Security)

Prepares students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security certification exam. Students must have a certificate of completion from CCNA course four, or be CCNA certified.

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Design and Motion Media/Interactive Media

875 HOURS EACH
25 HOURS PER WEEK
36 WEEKS
Three separate modules cover print, multimedia, and web design. Through a hands-on, portfolio-based approach, you will learn the skills you need for work in the digital media industry. You will plan, design, and create computer-based media using a variety of industry-standard tools, and will effectively combine video, audio, written content, animation, and digital images into an assortment of projects including CD-ROMs, DVDs, presentations, videos, marketing materials, technology-based education, and web sites.

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FRONT END WEB DEVELOPER

360 HOURS EACH
20 HOURS PER WEEK
18 WEEKS

Provides students with the basic knowledge and skills needed for developing and designing websites. Front End Web Developers design the user interface and are responsible for visual design, user interaction and browser compatibilities. Students who successfully complete the program can use the skills learned in a variety of industries including graphic design and prototyping, website design, web marketing and consulting services.

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