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
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