30 Hour Career Certificate
45 Hour Technical Certificate 
Associate of Applied Science Degree

Advisors
Thomas Fortenberry
601-635-6254

 

Information Systems Technology offers training in network administration, network security, and client/server systems. Employment opportunities vary in different careers such as PC/network technician, network administrator, computer consultants, and network security analysts. 

Many industries such as financial institutions, hospitals, manufacturing, retail, state and local governments, and small businesses hire qualified IT graduates in their respective fields.

While enrolled in the Information Systems option at ECCC, students will have the opportunity to earn the following certifications:  CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+.

The Cybersecurity Technology option provides students with current knowledge and skills to protect critical cyber infrastructure and assets.  Students will learn how to identify vulnerabilities, solve problems and employ cyber prevention and mitigation techniques, as well as have a focus on forensics and ethical hacking. Employment opportunities are available in different careers such as: security analyst, network security analyst, network security architect, physical security specialist/technician and many more.  Many industries such as financial institutions, hospitals, manufacturing, retail chains, infrastructure businesses, and state and local governments have a need for these individuals. 

While enrolled in the Cybersecurity Technology option at ECCC, students will have the opportunity to earn the following certifications: CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Security+.

Courses taught in the Information Systems Technology program:
  • IT Foundations
  • Fundamentals of Data Communications
  • Web & Programming Concept
  • Network Planning & Design
  • Network Components
  • Security Principles & Policies
  • Network Implementation
  • Visual Basic Programming
  • Concepts of Database Design
  • Network Security
For a complete course listing of the Information Systems Technology program, please see the ECCC Catalog.
 
Careers in Information Systems Technology:
  • Network Administrator
  • Programming
  • Computer Consulting
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Development
  • IT Technician

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