• Course Code: 6306 (Advanced)
    Grades: 11-12
    Two Year Program
    Prerequisites: Cybersecurity Operations (6304)
    Credits: Three (3) Credits; 2nd Year of a two-year program

    Students who are creative, organized and likely to approach problems logically, and are interested in software should explore exciting training and career opportunities in information technology!

    The Cybersecurity Operations program is a two (2) year program, which introduces students to the basic desktop systems concepts, basic server system concepts, network design essentials, network media, networking standards and models, installation of network administration functions, and performing network management and security functions.

    Students will have the opportunity to take the certification examinations sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), allowing them to receive an industry credential, pending a successful outcome on the exam.
    Occupations: Computer Support Specialist; Network and Systems Administrator; Systems Analysts; Computer Programmer, Software Developers

    Typical Salary in Virginia: $50,990 - $130,720 depending on education level and specialization
    National Estimated Salary: $87,070

    Employment Outlook:
     Employment in the network administration field is expected to grow 6 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be favorable. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and a strong technical background should have the best job opportunities.