A+, Network+ and Introductory Programming (Professional Certificate)

Build career skills to meet expanding demands in the management of information security with a professional certificate in A+, Network+, and Introductory Programming.

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Prepare for a career in the management of information security with the A+, Network+, and Introductory Programming professional certificate.

The A+, Network+, and Introductory Programming professional certificate is awarded after successful completion of three courses: A+ Certification Training, Network+ Certification Training, and Introduction to Programming w/Java. Most often, these courses can be successfully completed in one year or less.

Coursework covers basic computer architecture, operating systems, data network technologies, and an introduction to object-oriented programming. Coursework incorporates hands-on projects and discussions on trends in current and future computer technologies.

Program Overview

The A+, Network+, and Introductory Programming professional certificate is awarded after successful completion of three courses: A+ Certification Training, Network+ Certification Training, and Introduction to Programming w/Java. Coursework incorporates hands-on projects and discussions on trends in current and future computer technologies.

Career Opportunities

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary of a computer support specialist is $52,000, with job growth in this area is expected to increase 12 percent through 2024.

Related job titles include IT technician and help desk technician.

Pursuit of this professional certificate would be best served by receiving guidance from a program manager. Some courses may be taken simultaneously and some may require prerequisites. Allowing a program manager to assist in planning the sequence of courses would ensure a successful and enjoyable experience.

Required Courses

Knowledge of PC hardware and software, knowledge of operating systems, and knowledge of file and directory concepts is required. An additional question-and-answer session regarding prerequisite knowledge may be required for admission. Contact the professional certificate manager and coordinator for more information.