Internet, Network and Security Technologies
Students learn skills in computer networking, video game development, cyber security, mobile app creation, and computer hardware. Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Networking Fundamentals, MTA Security Fundamentals, Cisco CCENT, and CompTIA including IT Fundamentals, A+, Network+, and Security+ certifications, in addition to English, fourth-year math, and college credit are available. Related careers include, but are not limited to, network engineer, security analyst, computer programmer, video game developer, and data forensics specialist.
Download the Internet, Network & Security Technologies brochure.
Students who successfully complete this course may receive articulated college credit to the following schools: Baker College, Davenport University, Grand Rapids Community College, and Muskegon Community College. For information on how to earn articulated credit contact Mrs. Pulsipher at the CTC.
Students who successfully complete select CTC courses may receive direct college credit to specific colleges and universities. Direct credit is currently unavailable for this program. A list of classes that offer direct credit may be found here.
Meet the instructor
The teachers and parapros at the Career Tech Center (CTC) all come from the industry they now teach.
Instructor: Susan Rhem-Westhoff
Bio: Mrs. Rhem-Westhoff attended Spring Lake High School, but graduated from Riverview High School in Sarasota, FL. She went on to major in Management and Information Systems and minor in Accounting at the University of South Florida. Before coming to teach at the Career Tech Center, she worked in the industry as a systems analyst/programmer and developed wireless software and security devices for wireless networks. She is a distance runner, backpacker, and wolf watcher dedicated to protecting all things outside in the natural world. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, and five fur-kids (two dogs and three cats).