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Cybersecurity and Networking

Cybersecurity and Networking Full Time Program - Main Campus

The Cybersecurity and Networking program allows you to earn certificates that will open doors for a career in Information Technology. WCCC Adult Education Information Technology courses include hands-on lab time that will provide the opportunity to prove and demonstrate the skills gained before taking the related certification exam. Each individual certification class takes between 52 and 56 hours to complete.

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Interested? Take a tour, click HERE! Tours are available on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. You can meet the coordinator/instructor, explore financial aid, and enroll. For the latest information on program start dates, click HERE.

The Warren County Career Center is a proud member of the CompTIA Authorized Partner Program. The Authorized Academy offers a robust educational program designed to assist in enhancing the learning experience for students preparing for an IT career. The WCCC can help students acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and credentials for a successful IT career path. This includes resources to help students choose potential paths of employment, and education on opportunities for long-term career growth. Information security analyst jobs are projected to increase 37 percent to 102,500 workers by 2022, much faster than the 18 percent growth rate for computer occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median annual wage for information security analysts is $86,170, compared to $76,270 for computer occupations and $34,750 for all occupations , according to BLS data.

For more information on class dates and times and to register, call Coordinator Donald Corbet at 513.933.3939 or [email protected]. A detailed course schedule is below.

Cybersecurity and Networking
Main Campus 640 hours
This program is fully accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

The Cybersecurity and Networking program is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. As of 2022, there were nearly 336,400 computer network operators in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Computer networks are critical parts of almost every organization. Network administrators are responsible for the day-to-day operation of these networks.

Cisco certifications validate the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN.

Admission Requirements
• High school diploma or GED
• Complete the WorkKeys Assessment
• Attend orientation meeting with the program coordinator

• Total Program Hours: 640
• Theory Hours: 322
• Lab Hours: 318

Career-Technical Instructional Modules:   THEORY     LAB

1) Professional Development                      16               10
2) Cisco Certified Network Associate Pt 1   23               33
3) Programming Logics                               34                22
4) Cisco Certified Network Associate Pt 2   23               33
5) CompTIA Network+ Certification             28                28
6) CompTIA Security+                                 31                25
7) CompTIA Server+                                   28                28
8) Windows Configuration                           27                27
9) IT Fundamentals                                     28                28
10) CompTIA A+ Hardware                         28                28
11) CompTIA A+ Software                           28                28
12) LPI Linux Essentials                              28                28

Course Sequence: Estimated Certification
IT Fundamentals FC0-U61
Programming Logic Visual Studio / VB
CompTIA A+ Core 1 Hardware (1001)
Windows Configuration (70-698)
CompTIA A+ Core 2 Software (1002)
CompTIA Network+ (N10-008)
Linux Essentials, 2ed Edition (September 15, 2015)
CompTIA Security+ (SY0-601)
Cisco Certified Network Associate Pt1 200-301
Professional Development Portfolio
CompTIA Server+ (SK0-006)
Cisco Certified Network Associate Pt2 200-301

College Credit Available:
See the program coordinator for details

Program Costs:
Application Fee - includes non-refundable $30 registration fee and $45 WorkKeys Assessment
Tuition:$13,500 (includes books, test vouchers, and tool kit)
Financial Aid may be available.

Contact Person:
Program coordinator Donald Corbet: 513.933.3939

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Hear from WCCC Adult IT students about their opportunities and experiences.
Isaac Dolce enrolled at WCCC upon his younger brother's advice. Malcolm completed the high school Information Technology program this spring. Both are on their way to a great career!
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