IT/Networking Career Academy

Information Solutions IconThe Networking for Systems and Security academy provides students with fundamental skills in planning, installing, and maintaining organizations’ computer networks. Students will learn to troubleshoot both hardware and software, analyze problems, provide support for users, and monitor network resources. Students completing the Networking for Systems and Security academy will have the knowledge to earn industry-recognized certifications, such as CCENT, CompTIA’s A+ and CompTIA’s Network +, and MTA’s Operating System, and Server Certifications.

Muscatine Community College

  • For Academic Year 2021- 2022, this academy will be offered at: Muscatine Community College Campus  - 12:50 - 2:50 p.m. daily.  

  • Participating High Schools include:  Muscatine, Wilton, West Liberty Columbus Junction, Louisa Muscatine and Durant High Schools.  

 

Networking for Systems & Security Certificate and Diploma

Term 1 - Fall, Junior or Senior Year of High School, 8 credits

  • NET:167 Computer Systems and Troubleshooting, 4 credit
  • NET:303 Windows Workstation Operating Systems1, 3 credits
  • NET:679 TCP/IP Subnetting, 3 credits

Term 2 - Spring, Junior or Senior Year of High School, 9 credits

  • NET:159 CISCO Packet Tracer, 1 credits
  • NET:785 Fundamentals of Desktop Support, 3 credits
  • NET:198 Networking I, 5 credits

Networking for Systems & Security Cert. (17 Credits)

Term 3 - Fall, Senior Year of High School, 8 credits

  • NET:298 Networking II2, 5 credits
  • NET:313 Windows Server or NET:305 Introduction to Network Operating Systems, 3 credits

Term 4 - Spring, Senior Year of High School, 9 credits

  • ENG:105 Composition I, 3 credits
  • NET:420 Introduction to Linux OS, 3 credits
  • NET:280 Copper, Fiber, and Wireless Connectivity3, 3 credits

Networking for Systems & Security Diploma (34 Credits)

1 Upon Completion of this course students will sit for the MTA 98-349 Widows Operating System Fundamentals Cert Exam

2 Upon Completion of this course students can sit for the CCENT Certification Exam

3 Upon Completion of this course students can sit for the Certified Wireless Technology Specialist (CWTS) Cert Exam

Careers in Information Technology


Now more than ever, computers and technology play a key role in our lives. From powering business and industry to keeping families close, we depend on computers for nearly every aspect of our day-to-day routines. Of course, trained Information Technology professionals are the ones who help make it all possible. 

Whether you want to specialize in programming, cybersecurity, networking, web development, gaming, or augmented and virtual reality, we have a program that will launch you into a successful career. Choose from programs in:

For more information, contact our high school team