Information Systems/Network Security Support


About the Information Systems/ Network Security Program

In our program, you will learn the necessary skills for a career in network security.

We are no longer accepting new Admissions applications for the IT program.

Businesses rely heavily on computers and computer networks every day to be successful. Inevitably, errors happen sometimes. That’s why there are talented professionals who specialize in information systems and network security. Network security professionals help defend against hackers and other threats to our personal data online. If you have a knack for computer networking or an interest in cyber security, Ohio Business College’s Information Systems/Network Security Support program can help you make a career of it.

24-month Associate's degree

Full-time; Day or Evening

Job placement assistance

Lorain County & Sandusky

Our program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to succeed in a number of different information technology and network security roles. Our comprehensive curriculum, taught by our caring instructors who have years of real world experience, combines textbook learning with hands-on experiential learning. In small classes, you’ll have easier access to your instructors throughout the program.

Program Overview

In our program, you will learn the essential skills for a career in network security from dedicated instructors who have significant experience in the field. At the end of the course, you will be able to diagnose and fix computer issues and offer advice on hardware and software.

Our Information Systems/Network Security Support program is offered at our Lorain County and Sandusky campuses. To accommodate our students’ busy lives, we offer day and night scheduling options. Our campuses are friendly and professional learning environments dedicated to improving your chances for professional success.

In addition to top-notch technical knowledge, network security support specialists need good active listening, critical thinking and problem solving skills, to name a few. Our program will help you improve these skills as well.

Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared for certification in:

  • Microsoft Office: Word
  • MTA - Operating Systems
  • MTA - Security
  • Networking+
  • A+ (2 certifications)

Job Opportunities

OBC’s Information Systems/Network Security Support program will prepare you for entry-level roles in network and cyber security such as:

  • Cyber Security Technician
  • Ethical Hacker
  • LAN/WAN Technician
  • Network Security Analyst
  • And Many More!

Externship / Certification Opportunities

During the final quarter of your associate’s degree program, you will complete an externship. The externship will give you the opportunity to gain experience in the field prior to graduation and create lasting connections that can help you later on. We also offer career search and training for all programs.

At conclusion of the program, you will be eligible to take exams to earn certifications such as the following:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • MTA Networking Fundamentals

Achieving these certifications can increase your marketability as a network security support professional.

Financial aid is available to those who qualify. We also offer FAFSA assistance if you want or need help completing the form.

Are you ready for a career in protecting valuable information being transferred over computer networks? Discover everything Ohio Business College and its Information Systems/Network Security Support program have to offer you by contacting the campus of your choice or filling out the online form and one of our friendly admissions representatives will be in touch with you shortly.

We look forward to seeing you at OBC.