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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog

IT Professional+ Certificate: 254


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(G): 254

This career certificate is designed to provide students with technical understanding of computer technology, networking and security, as well as the communication skills and professionalism required of all entry-level IT professionals. Skills included software and hardware installation, network configuration and diagnosing, and preventive maintenance and security fundamentals. This certificate program is more of a “hands-on” orientation focused on scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be applied to resolve problems. It also prepares students to take professional CompTIA A+, Linux+, Network+, and Security+ certificates.

Program Requirements


All students should review the Advising Worksheet and consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 16


Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate solid foundation skills and competency in a range of microcomputer hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting techniques.
  • Demonstrate safe practices in the use of microcomputer hardware and software.
  • Demonstrate ability, verbally and in writing, to think critically and analyze network structures.
  • Demonstrate problem solving that employs technical skills and comprehension of networking with application to current industry.
  • Understand and employ the skills and concepts used to secure networks.
  • Demonstrate constructive and organized work habits.
  • Demonstrate students’ readiness to take the CompTIA A+, Linux+, Network+, and Security+ certificates.

This program is not currently eligible for federal and state financial aid.

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