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 Northwest Vista College Library
1st Floor, Redbud Learning Center (RLC)
3535 N. Ellison Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78251
Mon - Thur: 7:30am - 8:30pm
Fri: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Sat: 8:30am - 2:30pm
    Northwest Vista College
  Aug 14, 2018
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 
Northwest Vista College Schedule/Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

Network and Cloud Architecture A.A.S.

Students earning this degree will be prepared to pursue information technology and networking careers in organizations that support and provide cloud computing based services. Types of services include, but are not limited to, open source solutions for public and private clouds, website hosting, business applications, and testing and development in cloud technology. With an emphasis on practical experience, students learn the basics of network architecture, routing, switching, troubleshooting, programming, and security of the cloud-based network. This degree will also prepare for the globally-recognized COMPTIA Network+, COMPTIA A+, Cisco CCNA®, Cisco Security, and Linux Professional Institute (LPIC) certifications. In addition, completion of this degree will prepare students for organization-specific certifications in Cloud solutions, such as Open Stack open source software and TACACS authentication, with an emphasis on advanced layer 3 switching, and programming fundamentals.

With this degree, you may seek jobs such as:

Linux Server Administrator, Linux Programmer/Shell Scripting, Linux Network Technician, Cloud Provider Technician, Network Technician, Level 1 NetSec, Level 2 NetSec

Related Awards:

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Level 1 Certificate  

Open Source Solutions and Authentication Level 1 Certificate  

Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) Level 1 Occupational Skills Award  

Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator Marketable Skills Achievement Award - ARCHIVE PENDING