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IT – Networking and Security Track

The Information Technology (IT) curriculum prepares graduates for employment as designers, testers, support technicians, administrators, developers, or programmers with organizations that use computers to design, process, manage, and communicate information, depending on the technical path selected within this curriculum.

Course work includes development of a student’s ability to communicate and solve technical issues related to information support and services, interactive media, network systems, programming and software development, and other emerging technologies based on the selected area of study.

Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions with businesses, educational systems, and governmental agencies which rely on computer systems to design and manage information. The program will incorporate the competencies of industry-recognized certification exams.

IT – Networking and Security Technologies

The IT – Networking and Security Technologies track will prepare students for job placement in technical support, help desk, and both network and security administration positions to name a few. Focus is on networking techniques as well as establishing and maintaining secure networks by protecting systems and identifying security threats. The content of this program is designed tohelp prepare students for various certification testings.


All VGCC students have free access through Certiport to the Microsoft Technology Associate 2016 Certifications below:

  • Windows Operating System Fundamentals
  • Windows Server Administration Fundamentals
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Security Fundamentals
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Software Development Fundamentals
  • Windows Development Fundamentals
  • Web Development Fundamentals
  • .NET Fundamentals
  • Mobile Development Fundamentals
  • Gaming Development Fundamentals
  • HTML5 App Development Fundamentals
Microsoft Imagine Academy Program Member

Certificate Level Option: Cisco Networking Certificate \