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Associate in Science Degree in Information Technology, Concentration in Network Security

Peirce College



The associate's degree program in Information Technology, concentration in Network Security from Pierce College will offer students an introduction to network security. Students will learn why systems need to be secure, how to secure them on a basic level, and what to do to maintain that security. Students will learn administrative level skills to provide authorized access to users, how to secure network operating systems, cryptographic controls, and wireless technologies. This concentration builds the fundamentals needed to assist students in the preparation for the following industry standard certifications: CompTIA Network+ and Security+, Novells CNA, and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in Windows Client and Server.

Accelerated Online Education
Pierce College online computer network security classes begin every month in an accelerated, seven-week format. Attend school part-time and complete an associate degree in as little as 18 months.

The most flexible degree you can find
With Pierce College's Associate degree in Information Technology - Network Security concentration, you have the option of earning your degree online, at the Philadelphia campus, at a company or community location, or any combination of the three!

Online and campus classes at Pierce College are the same price, $425 per credit (most classes are 3 credits), and $100 technology fee per course. There is a $50 application fee, and a $75 graduation fee.

Accreditation Information

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education

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