18-month Network Security Specialist Program
If you are a tech-minded person who loves computers, networks, and problem-solving, come and apply your talents to train for one of the fastest-growing professions in one of our industry-driven network security training programs. Our Network Security Specialist diploma program addresses multiple certification options for students upon graduation, including Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) on Server Admin, Enterprise Admin, and Messaging, CCNA, Network+, Security+, Linux+, LPI, CEH, and CPT.
Choose from a variety of exciting career training options, including:
- LAN Manager
- Network Administrator
- Network Engineer
- Network Analyst
- Computer & Network Operator
- User Support Analyst
- Mail Administrator
- System Analyst
- Information Systems Security Professional
- Systems Operations Analyst
- LAN Technician
- Hardware Installation Coordinator
- Network Security Architect
- Computer Forensic Investigator
- Delivery: ONLINE
- Duration: 72 weeks
- Starts: April, October
- Credential: Advanced Diploma
- Wages: Average base salary is $94,767/year (* Indeed)
- Credit Transfer (Articulation): Centre for Arts and Technology (CAT) and British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) have partnered to create the CAT-BCIT Pathway: a cross-institutional agreement enabling CAT graduates entry into BCIT’s School of Business.
This focused NSS curriculum will give you the skills and training you need to dive into the network security industry, including Networking with Cisco Technologies—Active Directory & Network Infrastructure Administration—Linux Operating Systems —Virtualization and Cloud Computing—Encryption, Public Key Infrastructure Architecture and Administration—Computer Forensics for the First Responder.
This program is comprised of our Network System Administration diploma program, followed by advanced network security training including perimeter security, operating systems, data communications and networks, computer forensics, encryption, and hands-on network exploits, vulnerabilities, and penetration testing.