IT Academy -  Continuing Education

Cisco Networking Academy logoInformation Technology training is a tool to get better job security. With the right certifications you can get a good paying job in the IT industry and with the right motivation you can turn that job into a career.

Why Get your Certification Training and Certifications?

  • Employers measure technical skills through certifications.
  • Certifications result in salary increases, better-paying jobs, and job security.
  • People with a non-IT background can pursue certification programs as well.
  • Quickly prepare for Cisco and/or CompTIA A+®, Network+®, and Security+® certifications.
  • Evening and online classes allow for combining career and academics.

Coming this Summer! VMware IT Academy Logo

About the Certifications

The Cisco CCNA Bridge course connects the gap from the ICND-1 (100-101) and CCNAX (200-120) to the new versions of 100-105 and 200-125 which went into effect July 2016. The class prepares students by hands-on activities, simulators, and testing on new topics. 

The Cisco Intro. to Cybersecurity course is a generalized, practical approach to the current society and the internet.  The class is online and utilizes a lot practical examples and is multimedia rich. 

CompTIA A Plus logo The CompTIA A+ ® certification is vendor-neutral and divided into two parts: hardware and software which prepares you with the fundamentals of computer technology.

Registration Fee: $190 (subject to change)


CompTIA Network Plus logoThe CompTIA Network+ ® certification is vendor-neutral and shows that you have a basic competency in the physical and conceptual aspects of networking. 

 Registration Fee: $190 (subject to change)


CompTIA Security Plus logoThe CompTIA Security+ ® certification is vendor-neutral and is the worldwide standard of competency for foundation-level security practitioners.

 Registration Fee: $190 (subject to change)


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Course Schedule

CompTIA Network+/Security+ Cert Prep

Course Code:   NET 3100 01P
Dates/Days:   1/16/2018 - 5/10/2018, Tuesdays and Thursdays (No class week of 3/5)
Course Times:    6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:   Wilson C2039
Registration Fee:   $190 (subject to change)
Instructor:   Greg Rasner

NOS 3100-01U VMWare vSphere Virtualization from Scratch

Experience with system virtualization and VMWare vSphere are some of the most sought after IT skills any professional could earn, especially with more organizations virtualizing their physical machines to save space, money, and headache. This course focuses on learning and understanding virtualization concepts, developing skills utilizing hands-on lab environments, and performing VMWare vSphere system administration tasks.

Course Code:   NOS 3100-01U
Dates/Days:   5/25/18-6/29/18 (40 Hours total)
Course Times:   Online Course
Registration Fee:   $130 (subject to change)

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To register, please complete and return the registration form (PDF). Find out more about our Continuing Education classes.


David Oliver
Networking Instructor
(919) 209-209-2204

Dr. Jennifer Servi-Roberts
Director of Business Programs
(919) 209-2197