Companies all around us are migrating from localization to virtualization. The virtualization of systems and networks makes way for emerging technologies to handle and deliver media-rich data streams to people all around the world. Students that enroll in this program gain an understanding of virtualization through a hands-on approach of learning computer architecture, big data storage, and server-side operations. Students will design and build platforms focusing on grid computing to solve big data problems. A diploma will be awarded upon successful completion of this program.
Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for a variety of certifications, including the A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Microsoft MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate), and CWNA (Certified Wireless Network Administrator) exams. Students will also have the opportunity to sit for Cisco Career Certifications such as the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) or the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate).
This program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge to manage a modern computer network. The program will provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and network infrastructure for both single and multi-user environments. In addition, students will be introduced to technologies rapidly emerging in the information technology field. Students will be prepared for entry-level technical positions in the areas of network administration, server and client administration, big-data administration, and information security. A diploma/degree will provide the competitive edge and career opportunity useful in this growing field.
- Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
- Pass the entrance examination
- Background check
To receive a Diploma in Cloud and Information Technologies, students must complete 36.0 credit hours in their major for a total of 36.0 credit hours (1056 clock hours). This degree program can be completed in 12 months for full-time students or in 24 months for part-time students.
CLOUD AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES CORE Courses (36 credit hours)
|IT Essentials||3.0 credit hours|
|IT Essentials II||3.0 credit hours|
|Cisco Networking Essentials||3.0 credit hours|
|Cisco Internetworking Technologies||3.0 credit hours|
|Linux||3.0 credit hours|
|Implementing Directory Services||3.0 credit hours|
|Cloud Server Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Cloud Security||3.0 credit hours|
|Implementing a Network Infrastructure||3.0 credit hours|
|Big Data Management||3.0 credit hours|
|Introduction to Java||3.0 credit hours|
|Web Systems||3.0 credit hours|
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