Cisco Networking Security Support Technician

Pathway Certificate

Program Mission

The Cisco Networking Security Support Technician certificate program provides students with a quality education that motivates them to reach their full potential through up-to-date Cisco Networking Academy course content, relevant lab experiences, and real-world course material.

Program Description

The Cisco Networking Security Support Technician is designed to equip students to analyze, design, and implement network systems, troubleshoot and solve problems, and demonstrate the skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment, or earn an AAS degree in a Computer Information Systems degree program.

Program Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Cisco Networking Security Support Technician Pathway Certificate will:

  1. Analyze, design, implement and support basic network systems such as Cisco routers and switches.
  2. Exhibit problem-solving and critical thinking skills in an individual and/or team environment.

Ready to get started?

It's easy and only requires TWO steps.

Step 1

Fill out our response form. This will alert us that you are interested in the CIS programs.

Step 2

If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.

Career Considerations

Students completing the courses necessary to earn the Cisco Networking Security Support Technician certificate will possess the skills needed to analyze, design, implement, and support Cisco routers and switches in a small- to medium-sized standalone or domain-based environment; and exhibit problem-solving and critical thinking skills in an individual and/or team environment.

Program Publications

Program Requirements

It is strongly recommended that Computer Science (CS) and Computer Information Systems (CIS) students have access to a personally-owned, 64-bit Windows laptop with at least 16 GB of RAM, 1-2 TB hard disk, and other standard laptop accessories. You can purchase a full version of Microsoft Office in the UCC campus store at a very low, discounted student price.

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Why UCCAt UCC, you can earn a variety of certificates and degrees that can enhance your current career or place you in the workforce sooner. Plus, UCC offers:

• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes

Contact

Prospective students should contact an Enrollment Advisor to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.

John Blackwood, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Phone: 541-440-7686

Vince Yip, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Phone: 541-440-7886

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