Network Administration and Security Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
Locations: Moorhead, Wadena
Network Security Certificate
Locations: Detroit Lakes, eCampus, Moorhead
This program provides the skills to support and maintain computer network systems in a business environment. Computer skill development covers the hardware and software systems of current computer technology. Networking skills include switching, routing, server operating systems, directory services and security. Application software skills include software selection, customizing, training and support. Many classes are built around specific industry certifications. Students are encouraged to complete the requirements for vendor certification.
This certificate is designed for those who have industry experience or are currently nearing completion of an Information Technology field degree. Students will learn general skills related to network security and then expand those skills to more focused areas. Throughout the course work, students review and apply network security practices using multiple operating systems. Areas of focus include penetration testing, perimeter defense and Web security. The certificate will prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ certification and preparation for a job in network security.