Technology Courses

PHSC’s variety of technology courses will prepare students for careers in computer programming, cyber security, tech support, network support, and other computer science fields. Select from a variety of individual courses to further your knowledge or choose a certificate track. Individual courses and certificate courses may apply to the associate degree. Students should consult with an Academic Advisor to determine the best pathway to success based on their interests and career goals.

2021 Fall Individual Course Schedule

Technology Courses

Certified CompTIA A+

Course: NCC0101-0300 (hybrid)
Dates: Aug. 23 – Nov. 29
Days: Monday and online
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Hours: 80 (remote access and online)
Cost: $1595
Description: This 14-week course will prepare students to sit for the Core I and Core II CompTIA A+ certification exams. You will learn the fundamental concepts of installation, configuration, and maintenance of PCs and related software/hardware; how to assemble and disassemble components to specification; and apply troubleshooting skills to diagnose and resolve issues.

 

Certified CompTIA Security+ - Cybersecurity

Course: NCC0104-0301 (hybrid)
Dates: Aug. 27 – Nov. 19
Days: Friday and online
Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Hours: 60 (remote access and online)
Cost: $1295

Description: This 13-week course will prepare students to sit for the CompTIA Security+ SYO-601 examination to gain industry certification as a CompTIA Security+ professional. Cybersecurity skills are in-demand in a variety of IT positions. And CompTIA Security+ certification is the industry standard for launching IT security careers in the digital world today.

Certified CompTIA Network+

Course: NCC0105-0302 (virtual)
Dates: Sept. 20 – Nov. 29
Days: Mon., Wed.
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Hours: 60 (remote access)
Cost: $1295

Description: This 10-week course prepares students to sit for the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 examination to gain industry certification as a CompTIA Network+ professional. Building and maintaining networks are among the most important skills to have as an IT professional today. This certification confirms that you have the knowledge needed to configure and troubleshoot both wireless and wired hardware and will make you stand out among job candidates.

 

Certified Python Programming - Cybersecurity

Course: NCC0102-0303 (hybrid)
Dates: Sept. 18 – Nov. 20
Days: Saturday and online
Time: 2-5 p.m.

Hours: 60 (remote access and online)
Cost: $1295
Description: This 10-week course will prepare students to sit for the Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer (PCEP) examination to gain industry certification as a Python programming professional. Python programming is easy for beginners to learn and widely used in cybersecurity and scientific data exploration areas.  Students in this course will learn about data types and expressions, control program flow, create interactive input and output operations, troubleshoot for errors and bugs, document and structure source code, and perform operations using modules and tools.

Certified Linux Essentials - Cybersecurity

Course: NCC0103-0304 (hybrid)
Dates: Sept. 18 – Nov. 20
Days: Saturday and online
Time: 6 – 9 p.m.

Hours: 60 (remote access and online)
Cost: $1295
Description: This 10-week course will prepare students to sit for the Linux Professional Institute’s (LPI) Linux Essentials 010-160 examination.  This course introduces students to Linux, the most widely used operating system in the cyber and cloud computing environments today. Students will learn the Linux operating systems, file management concepts and components, data extraction, command scripting, security concepts and develop virtual machine skills.

How to Register

To complete the application process for a Continuing Professional Education/Industry Certification Prep course, follow these steps:

  1. Register for the continuing education course
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using PHSC school code 010652, if not previously completed.

Career Certificate and College Credit Certificate Programs

PHSC offers degree and certificate programs, exam prep and other courses to meet the unique needs of students. That is why we also provide other fast-track and short-term (one or two semesters) credentialing opportunities to prepare students for the workforce. Credit certificates are stackable and part of the Associate in Science degree listed. Clock hour certificates articulate to the listed degree.

Technology Certificates

Computer Programming Specialist

Degree: Computer Programming and Analysis
Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 18

Digital Media/Multimedia Production

Degree: Digital Media/Multimedia Technology
Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 15

Information Technology Administration

Degree: Internet Service Technology
Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 18

Network Support Technician

Degree: Network Systems Technology – Adv. Network Specialization
Number of Credits/Clock Hours: 21

How to Register
  1. Apply to the College through the Online Application System to become a PHSC student. 
  2. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using PHSC school code 010652, if not previously completed.
  3. Meet with an Academic Advisor to register for courses.

Questions?

Direct your questions, concerns or requests for more information to the PHSC Workforce Development Office at careertraining@phsc.edu.