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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IT Advanced Network Administration and Security Certificate of Proficiency


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40 Credits

The IT Advanced Network Administration and Security Technician certificate program is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of information technology (IT) positions, such as network and computer systems administrators, information security analysts, or computer support specialists.

Students who successfully complete this program will be able to:

  1. Plan, implement, administer, and support appropriate information technologies and systems to help an organization achieve its goals and objectives. Information technologies and systems may include: servers, client computers, mobile devices, operating systems, network applications, local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networks, network segments, intranets, and so on.
  2. Analyze the security vulnerabilities of an organization’s information technology resources.
  3. Plan and implement security measures and practices for an organization’s information technology resources.
  4. Evaluate user needs and use those needs to plan the implementation of information technology systems that meet those needs.
  5. Prepare for industry certification exams.

This certificate provides students with the opportunity to acquire a deep technical foundation and competency in network administration and security. Students will learn how to plan, implement, administer, and support appropriate information technologies and systems to help an organization achieve its goals and objectives. Information technologies and systems may include: servers, client computers, mobile devices, operating systems, network applications, local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networks, network segments, intranets, and so on. Students will learn how to analyze the security vulnerabilities of an organization’s IT resources, and how to plan and implement security measures and practices for those resources.

Students must attain a cumulative GPA of at 2.5 or higher.

Contact: IT Degrees extension x4600, itdegrees@greenriver.edu

Program Website: Information Technology | https://www.greenriver.edu/students/academics/degrees-programs/information-technology/

Entry Requirements


To enter this program, students must have a technical associate’s degree in an IT-related field from a regionally accredited institution, or two years IT work experience.

The following IT courses, or work experience in all of these areas, are strongly recommended before entering this program because they contain foundational knowledge upon which the upper-division IT courses is built:

For more information about this degree, please contact the Green River IT faculty at itdegrees@greenriver.edu

Gainful Employment


Find important information about educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended these programs at https://www.greenriver.edu/consumer-information/gainful-employment-information/it-advanced-network-administration-security/

Last Revised


7/1/2019

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