Information Technology (IT) Networking Career Path
Prepare for CompTIA Networking+ N10-007 exam and be career-ready with a solid foundation of networking and IT skills
Technology is evolving at a fast pace. If you have the desire to learn about computer networking, you are entering a field with extensive opportunities. Computer networking professionals are in demand, especially as the rapid adoption and expansion of mobile devices, and cloud computing will lead to increased job opportunities. Get the training and knowledge you need to pursue industry-standard certifications and begin a rewarding career as a computer network professional.
- Types of networks, network topologies, the open systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Internet protocol addresses, and Internet of things (IoT) technologies
- Networking devices, cables, media, and connectors
- Setting up a small wired network
- Network planning, administration, troubleshooting, and maintenance
- Cybersecurity tools, technologies, and methods used to defend networks
Plus, upon completion, you will be prepared to take the CompTIA Networking+ N10-007 exam, the industry standard for validating the specific skills that network professionals need.
- 24/7/365 access to engaging courses focused on your goal
- Flexible, self-paced learning
- Instruction and helpful feedback from certified teachers
- Guidance and support from experienced life coaches
* Certification exams are not included. Exam registration and fees must be completed separately.
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With our flexible schedules and self-paced programs, you choose when you want to work on your assigments - day or night! Courses are available 24/7/365.
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Highly-qualified certified teachers are trained to bring online learning to life through regular communication, live and recorded lessons, and live help office hours. In addition, our passionate, experienced GlobalED Life Coaches work 1-on-1 with you to guide, support, and keep you on track to meet your goals.
Information Technology (IT) Networking Courses
7 courses • Estimated average of 340 total hours of self-paced instruction
|Principles of Information Technology A/B|
|You will learn the fundamentals of computer systems, identify basic computer hardware components, describe input and output devices and peripheral devices, and compare different types of storage devices. You'll also learn about operating systems and application software. You’ll learn to install, configure, and maintain software and hardware. You’ll explore the internet and the World Wide Web, and various ways to communicate using the internet while minimizing security risks. You'll discuss legal and ethical issues in information technology. You'll learn to use word processors, presentation software, and spreadsheets, and learn about techniques to extract information from a database.|
|Introduction to Android Mobile App Development|
|In Introduction to Android Mobile App Development, you will learn about the history of and upcoming trends in mobile app development. You will explore career options in mobile app development, and describe the skills and training required for mobile app development. You will also describe various platforms to develop Android mobile apps. Further, you will learn about the Android development environment. Finally, you will create the user interface of an app and make it interactive in Android Studio.|
|Introduction to IOS Mobile App Development|
|In Introduction to iOS Mobile App Development, you will learn about the history of and upcoming trends in mobile app development. You will explore career options in mobile app development, and describe the skills and training required for mobile app development. You will also describe various platforms for developing iOS mobile apps. Further, you will learn about the iOS development environment. Finally, you will create the user interface of an app and make it interactive in XCode.|
|Cybersecurity 1a: Foundation|
|We depend more and more on the technologies we interact with every day, and we put more and more of our personal data out there online. Can all of that data really be kept “secret”? We all need to know more about how to protect our personal information, especially given how much we rely on and use our network devices and media. You’ll learn about the various parts of your computer, how they work together, and how you can manipulate them to keep your data safe. You’ll also dive into the tools, technologies, and methods that will help protect you from an attack and discover the many opportunities in the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity.|
|Web Technologies A/B|
|This course will cover careers in web technology, uses of web technology, and emerging trends in web technology. It also covers principles of design and creation of graphics. In addition, the course covers Internet protocols, web development tools, and client-server processing. The course also covers web page creation using HTML and style sheets. Finally, the course covers website design and the web development process.|
|Networking Fundamentals A/B|
|This course is a two-semester course focused on the concepts of networking. Students will learn about careers in networking and employability skills required for a career in networking. Students will learn about the types of networks, network topologies, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Internet protocol addresses, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Students will learn about networking devices, cables, media, and connectors. Students will learn to set up a small wired network. Students will learn about network security threats and preventive measures to secure a network. This course also covers network planning, administration, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Students will learn about wireless networking standards and access methods. Students will learn to set up and secure a wireless network. Students will learn about virtual private networks and cloud computing. Students will also learn to troubleshoot issues related to wired and wireless networks. Unit activities in the course help students to develop and apply critical thinking skills. Animations included in the lesson keep students engaged. Students can understand technical concepts very easily. Simulations provide students a real computer environment to practice various procedural steps.|
|Computer Programming I A/B|