The Computer Networks and Cybersecurity AAS degree prepares a student for a variety of Information Technology careers. Some coursework prepares for the student for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Networking Associate) certification exam, while other courses provide a variety of skills needed for the CompTIA A+ exam, Network+, and Linux+ exams. Microsoft Server competencies are explored in great detail. Additional general education requirements, along with computing and associated networking technology coursework, expands the student's background to prepare them for additional opportunities and careers in the computer/networking field. Students completing this AAS degree may earn a bachelor's degree by completing an additional two years in the BS Network Technology Program.
Graduates working as industry professionals who are competent in essential and emerging networking technologies.
Graduates who can communicate effectively and work as part of a team.
Graduates will be able to demonstrate sufficient knowledge in essential skills to obtain employment in the Information Technology arena.
Graduates will have experienced a relevant work-place environment.