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Program Overview:

This program provides exciting opportunities for student professionals in the high-demand and challenging world of Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics. It introduces the technologies used in the field such as computer maintenance, basic networking, and cybersecurity awareness. Students will learn how to troubleshoot and repair various hardware, software, and configuration problems. Students will also practice installing basic computer parts, networking components, and apply security concepts. Further topics include identifying security threats, cryptography, hardening networks, and Ethical Hacking with Kali Linux.

Course Descriptions:

Computer Repair & Maintenance: Enhance your technological and troubleshooting skills by building, maintaining and repairing the personal computer. Combine targeted computer repair training with industry expertise and certifications.

Networking: Enhance your training by designing and building network systems. This course covers essentials for a network engineer to survive and excel in this rapidly growing industry. 

Cyber Security and Cyber Forensics: Continue adding value for future employers with this course covering core security and forensics technologies. Learn to design and build security systems, how to monitor and prevent security leaks, and maintain data and device confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Career Possibilities:

  • PC Help Desk Technician
  • Computer Forensics Investigator
  • Network Administrator
  • Information Security Specialist
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
  • Field Technician
  • Security Vulnerability Engineer
  • Wireless Networking Technician
  • Gaming PC Designer

Additional Details:

High School Credit:
CTE credit or elective credit: up to 4 credits 

Industry Certifications:
MTA Windows Operating System Fundamentals, MTA Network Fundamentals, MTA Security Fundamentals, MTA Window Server Administration Fundamentals, TestOut PC Pro, TestOut Network Pro, and TestOut Security

Recommended:
Keyboarding and Foundations of Technology

Costs/Fees for the 2020-2021 School Year:
Pending school board approval.

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