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Network and Cybersecurity Specialist
Program Overview
The Network and Cybersecurity Specialist program prepares students for employment in the network and cybersecurity specialty areas of the Information Technology field. The network and cybersecurity industry is growing at a fast than average rate. This program prepares students to become:
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • IT Administrator
  • Network Field Technician
  • IS Consultant
  • Network Field Engineer
  • Security Specialist/Consultant
  • Information Security Security Analyst
  • Security Administrator
  • and more! 
Students in this program will:

  • Identify PC hardware components
  • Work with operating systems
  • Install and configure software
  • Install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade and perform preventative maintenance on PCs, digital devices, and operating systems
  • Identify network communication methods, network media, and network components
  • Analyze and implement network security/troubleshoot network issues
  • Identify fundamental components of information technology security
  • Analyze risks and threats to networks and devices
  • Implement security protocols on networks and devices
  • Assess information risks in computing and network environments
  • Analyze cybersecurity attacks through data collection from security and event logs
  • Manage cybersecurity risk in an enterprise environment
  • Use research and analysis to secure the enterprise environment.
  • Implement cryptographic and security controls for all devices in a network environment
  • Conduct incident and emergency responses

Students have the opportunity to earn the following industry-recognized credentials:
This course is located at the Adult Workforce Development Center.
Monday - Thursday
5:00pm - 10:00pm
600 Hours
Start Date
January 14
Program Costs
Tuition/Fees: $8,638
Books: $1,362
Admission's Requirements
  • Age 18 or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Background check 
WorkKeys® Assessment
The WorkKeys® Assessment is administered as part of the registration process. Students will complete the following sections: 
Applied Math - critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and problem solving techniques.
Graphic Literacy- skills needed to locate and use information from charts, diagrams, etc.
Workplace Documents - ability to understand written text to complete a task.
Students are scheduled an appointment to complete the WorkKeys® Assessment upon submission of the Adult Learner Registration Form and $75 non-refundable registration fee. Learn more about how the ACT® WorkKeys® Assessment can work for you.  
Contact Us
Student Services
(614) 836-4541 ext. 1537 
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Eastland Career Center

4465 S. Hamilton Road
Groveport, Ohio 43125
fax: (614) 836-4525

High School:
Nelson Karshner, Director
Jennifer Miller, Assistant Director
Brent Garee, Assistant Director
(614) 836-5725

Adult Workforce Development:
Angela Ward, Director
(614) 836-4541
Fairfield Career Center

3985 Coonpath Road NW
Carroll, OH 43112
fax: (740) 756-4680

High School:
Shelley Groves, Director
Derek Roeth, Assistant
(614) 837-9443 or (740) 756-9243

Adult Workforce Development:
Angela Ward, Director
(740) 756-9243 or (800)
District Office

4300 Amalgamated Place
Groveport, Ohio 43125
(614) 836-4530
fax: (614) 836-0203

Adult Workforce Development:
Angela Ward, Director
(614) 836-4541 Choose Option #1
Treasurer’s Office:
Dawn Lemley, Treasurer
(614) 836-4532 Choose Option #5
(614) 836-5429 fax

Superintendent’s Office:
Bonnie Hopkins, Superintendent
(614) 836-4530 Choose Option #2

Caroline Davis, Assistant Superintendent
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