Cloud, Networking, Security and Administration

The Associate Degree Program in Information Technology provides students with a comprehensive foundation in Cloud Technologies/Cybersecurity/Networking. This program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the rapidly evolving field(s) of IT.

Core components of the focus areas of this program: 

  • Cloud Technologies: Students will gain a deep understanding of cloud computing principles, including virtualization, cloud infrastructure, and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions. Practical hands-on experience with leading cloud platforms will be a key component.
  • Cybersecurity: The program emphasizes the importance of securing digital assets and networks. Students will learn about encryption, network security, threat detection, and incident response. Ethical hacking and penetration testing techniques will also be covered to enhance practical skills.
  • Networking: The networking component covers fundamental and advanced concepts in computer networking. Topics include network design, protocols, routing, switching, and troubleshooting. Practical lab exercises will provide students with real-world experience in configuring and managing network infrastructure.
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Jackson College Offers the following program options: