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IT 5000

IT Security and Network Technician

Online Certification Training

This extensive training will propel your career into the advanced IT fields of security and network administration. Watch our program sneak peek below!

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12  Weeks
Program Length
$40,000
Avg. Starting Salary
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IT Security and Network Technician Online Training

MedCerts Tuition Advantage

We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access.

Monthly Payment Options Starting at $239 Payment Plans for Every Student

Talk with an Education Consultant to pick the perfect payment plan, from paying in full to installments with interest rates from 0-10%.

Total Tuition $4,000 Pay in Full

The total tuition can be paid immediately or through a number of grant-funded or monthly payment plan options.

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What does an IT Security and Network Technician do?

Through the IT Security and Network Technician Specialist Certification at MedCerts, you could find yourself starting your career as an IT Specialist, Tech Support Administrator, Network Installer, Security Consultant or Network Administrator. Regular job duties include implementing and monitoring security on networks, applications and operating systems, and responding quickly and effectively to security breaches.

9,156
Entry Level Jobs in the US
IT Security and Network Technician will see available jobs grow 8.2% over the next ten years.
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
IT 5000
IT Security and Network Technician

The IT Security and Network Technician online program is designed for Information Technology (IT) professionals who want to learn networking and administrative skills in Windows-based TCP/IP networks, as well as familiarity with a variety of operating systems, including OS X, Unix or Linux.

Through the Security+ and Network+ courses in this program, you’ll be prepared for a successful, lifelong career in IT.

The Security+ course provides you the opportunity to further your career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics; prepare for the CompTIA Security+ Certification examination; or use Security+ as the foundation for advanced security certifications or career roles.

Learning Network+ means you have the knowledge needed to use and maintain a wide range of networking technologies and validates your proficiency in networking administration and support.

When your program is complete, you’ll be prepared to sit for the Security+ and Network + certification exams, which MedCerts covers the registration costs for. These exams are developed and accredited through CompTIA. Successfully passing these exams will open doors to career opportunities like: Security Architect, Security Engineer, Security Consultant/Specialist, Information Assurance Technician, Security Administrator, Systems Administration, IT System Administrator, Application Systems Administrator and more.

*We recommend all students who take this course already have CompTIA A+ certification or two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus

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  1. Manage and troubleshoot a basic network infrastructure, using common ports and networking protocols
  2. Install and manage wired and wireless networks, adhering to standards and using modern testing tools
  3. Assess security risks and identify potential threats to hardware, software, and physical location
  4. Conduct risk mitigation for systems, hardware and peripherals
  5. Implement disaster recovery procedures and security contingency plans
  6. Grasp the importance of customer service, communication skills and professionalism
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. Course registration & payment
  4. CompTIA A+ certification or two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video based training
  2. Competency assessments
  3. National Certification exam fee

Student Services

  1. Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  2. Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  3. Exam preparation process
  4. 1 yr. post-program access to Career Center & Career Coaches

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
IT 2013

Network +

96 hours
Length
6 Weeks
Duration

Network + builds on existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that students will use on the job in any type of networking career. This course is designed to provide network technicians with the foundation-level skills they need to install, operate, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a corporate network. This course will help prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 certification exam. CompTIA recommends students have CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent experience prior to attempting the N10-007 exam. As in the A+ Comprehensive course, students gain critical hands-on experience through a series of Performance Based Exam Prep Simulations. These simulations are a mixture of Operating System and Application Training Demonstrations, Interactive Graphic Windows Exercises, Interactive Command-Line Windows Exercises, and Interactive Configuration and Identification Exercises. The simulations are blended into the training, to provide reinforcement of topics, as well as to provide the critical “hands-on” learning experience necessary to gain competency.

    • Manage and troubleshoot a basic network infrastructure, using common ports and networking protocols
    • Understand and apply networking technologies and basic network design principles
    • Install, configure and differentiate between common network devices
    • Install and manage wired and wireless networks, adhering to standards and using modern testing tools
    • Identify and troubleshoot performance and connectivity issues
IT 5011

Security+

96 hours
Length
6 Weeks
Duration

Security+ is the primary course students will need in order to gain the skills and knowledge required to gain Security+ Certification. This course is targeted toward the information technology (IT) professional who has networking and administrative skills in Windows-based Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) networks and familiarity with other operating systems, such as Mac OS X, Unix, or Linux, and who wants to further a career in IT by acquiring a foundational knowledge of security topics. In this course, students will build on knowledge and experience with security fundamentals, networks, and organizational security as they acquire the specific skills required to implement basic security services on any type of computer network. This course also provides the broad-based knowledge necessary to prepare for further study in specialized security fields. Course Prepares Student for CompTIA Exam: SYO-601

    • Assess security risks and identify potential threats to hardware, software, and physical location
    • Conduct risk mitigation for systems, hardware and peripherals
    • Implement best practices and procedures for host and OS hardening
    • Utilize best models for authentication, identity management, and access control
    • Implement disaster recovery procedures and security contingency plans
Code Course Duration
IT 2013 6 Weeks
IT 5011 6 Weeks
Total Program Duration 12 Weeks

IT Security and Network Technician

Job Opportunities

Application Systems Administrator

$32,000 – $73,000
Estimated Salary
Entry-Level

Information Assurance Technician

$30,000 – $79,000
Estimated Salary
Career Potential

Security Architect

$91,000 – $157,000
Estimated Salary

Disclaimer

  1. We recommend all students who take this course already have CompTIA A+ certification or two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus.