Computer Networking and Security

Computer Networking and Security  provides students with the skills they need to succeed in today's ever-changing world of Information Technology. The program introduces Networking and Security principles to prepare students for good paying entry level IT careers.  The IT industry offers unlimited possibilities for those looking for constant challenges.

Employment Opportunities

  • Information Systems Technician
  • Network Technician
  • Server Technician
  • Cyber Security Technician

Certifications Available

  • TestOut IT Fundamentals
  • TestOut PC Pro
  • TestOut Networking Pro
  • TestOut Server Pro
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA Server+
  • CompTIACySA+
  • Cisco CCNA

Salary Range

Entry level Network Technician $55,000 with Industry Certifications

Entry Level Cyber Security Technician $78,000 with Industry Certifications

Career Majors

Network Technician Assistant -- 600 Hours

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

In-District Tuition Cost $1,500 -- Out-of-District Tuition $3,000 -- Institutional Scholarships may be available

Cybersecurity Professional (Networking Emphasis) -- 1,020 Hours

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

In-District Tuition Cost $2,550 -- Out-of-District Tuition Cost $5,100 -- Institutional Scholarships may be available

Burns Flat

For more information, call Steve Josey at 580-562-3181, ext. 258, or email sjosey@westtech.edu