This certificate allows students to acquire basic core Information Technology competencies that will prepare them for a career in Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and related fields.
This certificate provides students the information necessary to obtain an entry-level career in the field of networking. Upon completion of this certificate, students will understand helpdesk concepts and responsibilities, hardware and software troubleshooting, and technical communication skill-sets. The fundamentals of supporting end users and a Local Area Network (LAN) will also be emphasized.
The Business Information Worker Certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level office and administrative support in a variety of organizations.
This certificate is designed for beginning students as well as technical professionals who aspire to design, create, or administer relational databases and create client applications. Successful students will be prepared to apply for entry-level positions for industry such as business analyst. The Database Analyst Certificate is the first in a series of three certificate programs designed for the entry-level student and business user.
This certificate is designed for Network Helpdesk Technicians who want to gain additional skill-sets to become a Windows Server Administrator. Some of the skill-sets that are necessary for this job include the ability to deploy, install, and configure the components of a network system based on the Microsoft Windows platform and Microsoft server software; the ability to manage the components of a network system on an ongoing basis; the ability to monitor and optimize the components of a network system; and the ability to diagnose and resolve problems regarding the components of a network system.
This certificate is designed for students who have completed the Database Analyst - SQL Certificate and aspire to be entry level programmers using the Structured Query Language (SQL). This is the second in a series of three certificate programs in Relational Database Management Systems.
This certificate prepare students to design, develop, support, and maintain corporate level Web pages and full Web sites at the level of the Intranet or Internet. Additionally, this certificate will prepare students to design and develop database management applications to support Web-based commercial objectives.
¹Unix Operating System
²C or C#
3Suggested Electives: CISC 310, CISC 305, CISW 321, CISC 308, CISW 380.1
This certificate is designed to give students currently employed as an Information Technology (IT) professional or those currently working on their Networking degree the additional skill sets necessary to work in this rapidly growing field. This certificate covers some of the critical skill sets for the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC)2’s Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, which is recognized as an international standard for the Information Systems Security (ISS) professional.
Guideline to students:
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) candidates are required to satisfy all ten security domains to pass this certification. It is recommended that students use the following information to guide them in their selection of the appropriate course(s) for their personal and/or professional needs.
Take these courses for these CISSP domain skill sets:
|CISS 310||Security Architecture & Models|
|CISS 320||Access Control Systems & Methodology|
|CISS 330||Telecommunications, Network & Internet Security|
|CISS 341/342||Operations Security|
|CISS 350||Security Management Practices|
|CISS 360||Law, Investigation & Ethics|
The Relational Database Administration Certificate is designed for a person who is responsible for interacting with SQL Programmers, Database Designers, Systems Administrators, and Network Engineers as well as the day-to-day operation of a Relational Database Management System. This course of study is appropriate for an entry level Database Administration position. Courses used towards the completion of the Computer Programmer - SQL certificate may also be used to satisfy the requirements of this certificate.
This certificate aims at preparing the students to understand entire database design, programming methodology and lifecycle. This certificate is designed for the student who requires programming skills in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) and Structured Query Language (SQL) techniques using ORACLE and or Microsoft Access.
This certification will enhance students' proficiency in the development by using Object Oriented programming languages. After this certification, the student should be able to use Java, C++, C#, and etc. to develop object oriented Programs.
This certificate is designed to give students the benefits of hands-on training in Web Page Design and Publication, Internet usage, and proficiency with web-related media applications.
¹Select either Windows or Unix Operating System.
2Suggested Electives: CISC 310; ART 450
This certificate provides an introductory certification for students who are interested in Linux. This certificate allows the Linux Professional the opportunity of honing their skills on basic Linux competencies encountered with a home or small business network. Students will start by understanding the basics surrounding a successful installation and configuration of a Linux server. Further courses will provide in-depth knowledge of command-line as well as other tools needed for successful daily system administration. Finally, the needed skill-sets to provide security for a Linux-based computer in a networked environment will be emphasized. This certificate will prepare students for the SAIR Level One Certified Linux Administrator certificate.
Guidelines to Students: SAIR candidates on the Level One Certified Linux Administrator track are required to satisfy four certification exams. Take these courses for these Level One Certified Linux Administrator skill sets:
|Take these courses:||If you need these skills sets:|
|CISN 300||Linux Installation and Configuration|
|CISN 302||Linux System Administration|
|CISN 303||Linux Networking|
|CISS 342||Linux Security, Privacy and Ethics|