The mission of this program is to provide a strong foundation in both business and technology skills that are core essentials in information technology careers. It combines basic business concepts, interpersonal communication, customer service skills, and standard applications training with technical skill in the areas of hardware, networking, programming, databases, and web development. This curriculum provides students with the skills necessary to design and support computer networks based on the structure, application, and size of the network including local, campus, and wide area networks. This program provides the necessary skills for students to start their careers as professionals in the information technology industry. This program prepares students for certifications in the following: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network +, Help Desk Institute Support Center Analyst (HDI-SCA), MCP, Linux+, CCENT, CCNA, Security +, LPI, VCP, CCA, EMC-PPC, CEH, CCSA, CWSP, CIW, and SCNP.