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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]

Open Source Solutions and Authentication Level 1 Certificate

Students completing this certificate would obtain the requisite skills in network architecture and security. This certificate would also prepare students for employment in organizations that provide cloud computing services and use open-source application programming. With emphasis on Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Advanced Layer 3 Switching, and Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) students would obtain occupational skills in network architecture-related jobs.

With this award, you may seek jobs such as: 

Cloud Provider Technician, Network Technician, Network Architects, Level 1 NetSec, Level 2 NetSec

Related Awards:

Network and Cloud Architecture A.A.S.  

Total Credit Hours Required: 40

Milestone Course(s)

*** denotes Milestone course(s).
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program.

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.”
In accordance with these requirements we are providing the following information:
1. Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes
2. On-time graduation rates
3. Cost of the program to include books and fees
4. Placement rate for students completing the program
5. Median loan debt incurred by students who have completed the program
The information provided is the best available and represents data for one year.
More specific information about occupations can be found at the O*NET Resource Center.

Gainful Employment Information for Open Source Solutions and Authentication, Level 1 Certificate.


Program CIP: 11.0901

Major Code:  OSSA