Online Certificate

IT Security and Network Technician

Accelerate your career in IT by acquiring skills in cybersecurity and network administration. In this industry-leading program, you’ll learn how to protect your organization from increasingly sophisticated cyber threats and how to manage a network. Increase your earning potential and stand out with this dual certificate program!

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Technology Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

About the IT Security and Network Technician Certificate

Course length

50 hours

Weekly time commitment

15-20 hours per week



*You can pay as little as $267 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

The IT Security and Network Technician course will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to analyze and respond to cybersecurity threats. You will learn how to assess vulnerabilities, mitigate risks, analyze data to identify threats and vulnerabilities, implement secure networks and more.

At the conclusion of the program, you will be fully prepared to take both the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ exams. With these highly regarded certifications, you will be qualified for roles such as cybersecurity analyst, security operations center (SOC) analyst and incident response analyst.

Regional Data (Ohio)

The median annual salary for information security analysts in Ohio is $105,690. You may not be able to earn this right away, but with schooling and on-the-job experience, you can earn a great salary in this field!

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Career Paths 


Cybersecurity Specialist


Security Analyst


Security Engineer


Security Operations Center Analyst


Threat Intelligence Analyst


Vulnerability Analyst

Is This Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Circle icon Are you passionate about both securing digital systems and ensuring the seamless operation of network infrastructure?
  • Circle icon Are you interested in becoming a certified IT professional capable of safeguarding networks from cyber threats while maintaining their functionality?
  • Circle icon Are you excited about gaining comprehensive knowledge of network protocols, troubleshooting, and security principles?
  • Circle icon Are you a problem-solver who enjoys the challenge of identifying vulnerabilities in networks and implementing effective defense strategies?
  • Circle icon Are you seeking a program that offers a well-rounded skillset, combining cybersecurity expertise with the ability to manage and optimize networks?
  • Circle icon Are you looking to learn from experienced instructors, acquiring practical skills that can be applied to real-world scenarios?
  • Circle icon Are you ready to become an indispensable asset in the IT industry by possessing both security and network administration proficiency?