ABOUT THIS COURSE

This course teaches students the skills needed to obtain entry-level security specialist jobs. It provides a hands-on introduction to network security. Student in the course will examine, design and implement security rules and policies that govern corporate networks. This course helps the student prepare for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.

Students who take Network Engineering at Summit Technology Academy their junior year can choose to participate in the university partnership called Missouri Innovation Campus, where students begin to earn a bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity while still in high school.  Students will participate in extensive paid internship opportunities with companies such as Epiq, DST, Cerner, Riskanalystics, and many more.  Check out hot careers related to this field!

Scholarship Opportunities:

NSF Full Academic Scholarship Information

Excellence in Action National Award

Participating Universities

MO S& T

Prerequisites:  Network Engineering I & II

  • Grade: 12 ONLY
  • Instructor Approval
  • 2.0 GPA (Unweighted)
  • CHAOS I & II (offered through R7 Online)
  • Outside class Internet access is required.

Credits: 1.5 units

Dual Credit:  MCC CSIS 272 (CSIS 110 is a prerequisite for this course).

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Lisa Oyler

Networking Engineering I & II

Testimonials

“Participating in the Internetworking competition at SkillsUSA conference allowed me to win cash prizes and well as a silver medal for placing 2nd in the nation.” Brendan Smith, Lee’s Summit North/STA