CERTIFICATION ROUTES

OBJECTIVE: The Cisco CCNA program prepares students for a career in computer, network, troubleshooting,
and security, with a specialization in routing and switching. This course focuses on switching technologies and
router operations that support small-to-medium business networks, including wireless local area
networks (WLAN) and security concepts.

OCCUPATIONS: Network Technician, Support Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Engineer,
Network Administrator, Network Security Administrator, Network Analyst, Systems Analyst,
Application Analyst, Network Security Analyst

Exam: 200-125 CCNA

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OBJECTIVE: Students will learn the skills required to develop a security infrastructure,
recognize threats and vulnerabilities to networks, and mitigate security threats. The CCNA
Security curriculum emphasizes core security technologies, the installation, troubleshooting and
monitoring of network devices to maintain integrity, confidentiality and availability of data and devices.

OCCUPATIONS: Network Technician, Support Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Engineer,
Network Administrator, Network Security Administrator, Network Analyst, Systems Analyst,
Application Analyst, Network Security Analyst

Exam: 210-260 IINS Implementing Cisco Network Security (IINS)

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OBJECTIVE: The CCENT certification validates the skills required for entry-level network support positions,
the starting point for many successful careers in networking. CCENT certified professionals have the
knowledge and skill to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including
basic network security.

OCCUPATIONS: Network Technician, Support Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Engineer,
Network Administrator, Network Security Administrator, Network Analyst, Systems Analyst,
Application Analyst, Network Security Analyst

Exam: 100-105 ICND1 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

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Our amazing students and staff come from a variety of backgrounds that include economics, computer science, and mathematics. Not only will you learn to code and other skills across the vast IT field, you’ll be immersed in an environment of creative thinkers and doers like yourself. Not to worry; you don’t need any coding experience to complete this program — just a little bit of critical thinking and wherewithal. You will learn and gain more than just an education; you become a part of the Aurom family of students, staff, and partnering corporations.

Curriculum

Month 1
Get Acquainted with the Essentials of IT

This course provides a substantive overview of computer systems, including but not limited to computer hardware, operating systems, and software. Topics include the building, repair, and upgrading of personal computers and laptops, correct use of tools, selecting appropriate components, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting. As a gateway to IT, this course academically prepares students for a career path in networking and acts as a prerequisite for all Cisco programs.

Month 2-3
Learning the Essentials of Cisco Networking

This module introduces students to the various tools used for learning the skills of networking/security. Cisco Networking Academy courses are designed to prepare you for Cisco Certification and other industry recognized certification exams. Cisco Certifications are highly valued by employers globally, as they demonstrate your exceptional skills, relevant to many industries, including health care, manufacturing, retail, financial, education, and more.

Month 4
Capstone

Students are required to complete a capstone project/presentation in a course area of their choosing aimed at demonstrating their comprehension of previously learned topics within the program. Capstone project must include an improved research topic and presentation which is a prerequisite for graduation.

The Process

Step 1

Submit Application

Step 1

Submit Application

Step 2

Attend Class

Step 2

Administrative Review

Step 3

Capstone

Step 3

Complete Knowledge Assessment

Step 4

Get Hired

Step 4

Technical Interview

Tuition Assistance

Cost: $3500

The Aurom has financing options available on request. Students may also take advantage of third party scholarship opportunities. We also offer low monthly/bi-monthly payment plan options to ensure your focus is on fine-tuning your skills.

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