Internet, Network & Security Technologies

An Internet, Network & Security Technologies student works on solving a cyber security issue during a Cyber Patriots competitionAn Internet, Network & Security Technologies student assembling a gaming computer

Course Overview

Students learn skills in computer networking, video game development, cyber security, mobile app creation, and computer hardware. Earn certifications including Networking Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals, CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+. English, 4th 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.

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College Credit

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 Lindsay 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. Our direct credit flier has a list of all participating classes.

Tour the classroom

Enjoy this tour of the Internet, Network and Security Technologies classroom featuring individual computer work stations, cyber-security training network in the back row, and Cisco academy router and switches.


Instructor Bio

Instructor: Chris Brown
Mr. Brown is a graduate of Fremont High School. He has worked professionally in the fields of networking, software development, and telecommunications for over 20 years. He's certified in Cisco CCNA, Fortinet NSE 4, and various certifications in Voice over IP (VoIP) and Linux Administration. When he's not teaching, he enjoys listening to music as well as playing the bass, the guitar and drums. He also enjoys reading and playing video as well as board games.

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State of Michigan Curriculum Segments

  1. PC Hardware
  2. Troubleshooting, Repair, & Maintenance
  3. Operating System & Software
  4. Safety
  5. Security
  6. Operational Procedure
  7. Network Technologies
  8. Network Hardware & Tools
  9. Personal Skills & Customer Service
  10. Network Management
  11. Teamwork & Leadership
  12.  Network Analysis & Design




15 School Districts
16 Program Areas
16 Years in Operation
31 Educators
839 Students