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Networking IT & Computer Systems (NICS)
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The Networking IT & Computer Systems (NICS) program is designed for high school juniors and seniors to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for entry level work and/or to prepare for higher education in the field of information technology and computer networking. Information Technology has been one of the fastest growing segments of the worldwide workforce for the past few decades and the demand for talent continues.
What will I learn?
- Design, install, operate, and troubleshoot an enterprise network.
- Fundamentals of network security.
- Implement and maintain a wireless network.
- Computer hardware builds, troubleshooting and repair.
- The basics of software development.
- Build knowledge and skill of commercial and open source operating systems.
- Virtualized computing.
- Ethical issues in computing and social networking.
What types of jobs could I do?
- IT Technician
- IT Administrator
- Field Service Technician
- Help Desk Technician
- Network Support Technician
- Network Installer
What are the potential certifications?
The CCENT certification validates the skills required for entry-level network support positions, the starting point for many successful careers in networking. CCENT certified professionals have the knowledge and skill to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security.
The CCNA 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.

IT success stories start with CompTIA A+ certification. It validates understanding of the most common hardware and software technologies in business and certifies the skills necessary to support complex IT infrastructures. CompTIA A+ is a powerful credential that helps IT professionals worldwide ignite their IT career.
Can I earn college credit?
Students can earn up to 12 CTAG credits.

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