Information Systems and Security

If you like to help keep businesses running, our Associates of Applied Science (AAS) in IT Degree Program - Information Systems and Security at Western Technical College in El Paso could be perfect for you.

In this hands-on IT environment, you will earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Information Systems and Security (ISS) ,  and you'll learn to integrate different types of computer hardware and software in support of modern networked solutions through Microsoft, Cisco and Linux applications. You'll configure servers, program routers and switches, and learn modern security measures that protect systems and networks.

Western Tech is a CompTIA, Cisco and Microsoft Academy Partner. You will be eligible to test for professional certifications from CompTIA, Cisco, Microsoft and EC-Council. To conclude your program, you will have the opportunity to participate in an internship in this industry while in school

Associate of Applied Science

Program: Information Systems and Security

Length: 87 weeks / 22 months daytime or evenings. FLEXIBLE SCHEDULES

The IT Degree program at Western Tech in El Paso, TX is approximately 50 percent classroom training and 50 percent hands-on training.   

In our Information Systems and Security AAS Degree Program,  you will be eligible to test for professional certifications such as: Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), CompTIA A+, Security+, Linux+, Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA), and the EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (C|HFI).

IT Degree Program Courses* Include:

  • Computer Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Networking Technology
  • Information Security
  • Internship Program

*This is a partial list of courses required in the IT Degree program. For complete program information, please refer to the school catalog.

Potential Career Opportunities upon Graduating from our IT Degree Program - Information Systems and Security

  • Network Technician
  • Network Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Server Administrator
  • Security Specialist
  • Field Service Technician
  • Help Desk Technician
  • IT Specialist
  • Technical Support Specialist

Gainful Employment Disclosure - AAS Information Systems and Security Technology 23 Months

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Facilities

Fully Equipped Classrooms

Computer Technology Equipment:

  • Computers
  • Laptops
  • Network accessories
    • Cables
    • NICs
    • Hubs
    • Switches

Infomration Technology Equipment:

  • Laptops
  • External hard drives
  • Servers
  • Switches
  • Virtual software
  • Installation software
  • Routers
  • Hubs

*Located at the Diana Branch Campus 9451 Diana Drive El Paso, Tx 79924

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Information Systems and Security

Tuition: $32,264.00
Fees: $100.00
Books & Supplies: $7,694.29
ACCSC Graduation Rate (Full Time): 52.00%
ACCSC Employment Rate (Full Time): 70.00%
TWC Completion Rate: 65.06%
TWC Employment Rate: 62.22%

*Tuition, Fees, and Books & Supplies are subject to change at the discretion of Western Technical College.

Information Systems and Security (23 Months)

Federal, Private, and Institutional Loans: $23,655.00

 

Information Systems and Security (24 Months)

Federal, Private, and Institutional Loans: N/A

 

Informatoin Systems and Security

http://www.onetonline.org/crosswalk/CIP?s=11.0101&g=Go – Information Technology

CIP Code: 11.0101 Computer and Information Sciences, General
SOC# 15-1099.00 Computer Specialists, All Other
SOC# 15-1041.00 Computer Support Specialists
SOC# 15-1051.00 Computer Systems Analysts
SOC# 15-1099.07 Geographic Information Systems Technicians
SOC# 11-3021.00 Computer & Information Systems Managers

 

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