Network Systems

The need for network systems administrators is expected to increase by 23% by 2018 according to the Department of Labor. This is much faster than the average for all other occupations. Networks are a crucial part of business and education and demand for workers with the ability to equip, repair, and build them will continue to increase the on the date listed by the Department of Labor. This coupled by an increased adoption of mobile technologies means that inevitably businesses will be using the Internet and private networks for business critical operations. Growth in this area is also driven by an increased need for information security. Cyber-attacks are becoming more frequent and more sophisticated. Demand will increase for workers with security skills.

Completion of the Onyx Tech network program will give clients knowledge in the areas of:

  • Network admin install, design, and organizational support
  • cyber security technical plans
  • cyber security information organization and coordination
  • e-commerce security and secure database applications

The program uses a combination of hands-on lab-based and virtual training. The the use of virtual technologies students gain skill to repetitive work in a secure sandbox environment. Skills gained in this area are then transferred to a lab environment where hands-on experience will be given in similar areas. Upon completion of the program students will be able to:

The program offers a combination of advanced virtual training and hands-on lab-based training. Virtual training allows students to gain skills through repetition in a secure sand-box environment. Hands-on labs then allow students to transfer skills gained in the virtual environment to implement and develop real world solutions.

Upon completion of this program, all students will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of operating systems
  • so competency is in computer network maintenance
  • demonstrate understanding of networking and networking fundamentals
  • perform technical communication professional computing
  • demonstrate competency and understanding in network security fundamentals
  • cyber security and project management