If you like to work with your mind as well as with your hands, this challenging program may be for you. Have you ever wondered what makes the internet work? Do you have a knack for puzzles, mysteries, and problem solving? Cyber Security may be your future. It is a field where the good guys — cyber security professionals — are pitted against the bad guys — cyber criminals a.k.a. hackers. You may also work to protect our country by fighting cyber terrorists across the internet. This program also comes with the opportunity to earn college credits toward a cybersecurity certificate or associates degree program.
Virtual Open House
Information about our programs and our virtual open house can be found at https://mypath.scctc.org/
Over the two-year program, you will learn about game theory, cryptography, operating systems, network infrastructure, and productivity applications. In addition, you will learn about what is behind the cases of PCs and mobile devices by learning about program languages of favorite applications and hands-on activities including PC hardware/PC building. You will create interactive displays to demonstrate your skills and learn troubleshooting skills that transcend beyond IT careers and are great problem solving skills for all community members to develop.
Experience and Skills Gained
- Knowledge of computer and network systems terms and concepts.
- Setup, install, and configure hardware/software for computer systems.
- Gain fundamental knowledge of programming languages used in web apps.
- Troubleshoot problems in PCs and within security systems.
- Develop protocols for safe use of online technology and combatting cyberattacks.
Earn Nationally Recognized Certifications
- Microsoft Office Specialist
- CompTIA A+
A Few of the Career Opportunities
- Security Consultant
- Security Analyst
- Security Administrator
- Security Software Developer
College Scholarship Opportunities
$3,000 scholarships are available from Clark State Community College and Sinclair Community College to qualified students.
Credentials/ Certifications - ODE Value
Cisco Certified Network Associate - Routing & Switching - 12 Points
Cisco Certified Entry Network Tech - 6 Points
CompTIA A+ 6 Points
CompTIA Network+ 6 Points
CompTIA Security+ 6 Points
Microsoft Expert Excel 2016 - 3 Points
Microsoft Office Specialist PowerPoint 2016 - 3 Points
Microsoft Office Specialist Expert Word 2016 - 3 Points
Microsoft Office Specialist Outlook 2016 - 3 Points
Clark State Community College - Sem. Hrs.
NTK 1110 PC Hardware Essentials - 3 Credits
NTK 1120 PC Operating Essentials - 3 Credits
NTK 1211 Convergence Technology I - 3 Credits
NTK 2100 Cisco Network Fund. - 3 Credits
CSE 1110 Introduction to Cybersecurity (CCP) - 3 Credits
Hocking College - Sem. Hrs.
NET 1120 Computer Hardware & Operating Sys. - 3 Credits
NET 1111 Cisco I Intro to Networks - 4 Credits
Students will have the opportunity to earn credentials and college credits based on final program grades and /or test scores.
All credentials and college credits are current as of the posting of this website, but are subject to change.