Brookdale offers a degree in Network Information Technology and a certificate in Cybersecurity; click the degree/certificate to read more in our online catalog.
The network information technology program prepares students as LAN and WAN network administrators. Successful completion of the program provides students with the essential skills of networking (TCP/IP, Routing, Switching, Wireless, Security, and PC Repair and Maintenance). Students will design, install, configure, maintain, optimize, and troubleshoot networks using a variety of network operating systems (Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X), vendor tools (Microsoft©, Cisco©, and Juniper Networks©) and hardware platforms and protocols. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared for numerous computer related certification exams. Two options are available, Network Administration and Security.
The cybersecurity certificate of achievement prepares students for the high-demand field of Cybersecurity. The target audience for this certificate of achievement includes professionals already working in IT that are hoping to add security skills and knowledge to their education, as well as recent Brookdale graduates seeking to build upon their Networking Information Technology A.A.S. degree. The certificate is designed to provide students with a broad understanding of network and computer security combined with depth of study in the domains of penetration testing, digital forensics, and secure configuration.