There is a growing need for IT professionals with experience in cloud computing and virtualization technologies. With an associate’s degree from Madison College in IT-Cloud Support Associate, you will learn the fundamentals of architecture, deployment, management and operations on leading cloud computing platforms.
The Mobile Applications Developer associate degree program meets the specific skills and knowledge requirements of technical and professional jobs within the information technology (IT) field. Gain the entry-level skills for areas of the IT field that primarily utilize mainframe computers in conjunction with web and server applications. Training blends general educational development with required IT technical skills for programmer/analysts in government, insurance, manufacturing, service, wholesale and retail sales, utilities, banking and accounting. Additional education and job experience can lead to work in systems analysis.
The Network Security Specialist associate degree program at Madison College provides comprehensive instruction in computing systems and networks that have an important impact on data confidentiality, integrity and availability. Emphasis is placed on vigilant security awareness throughout the curriculum.
The Information Technology-Network Specialist program will prepare you to administer, install, maintain and troubleshoot data and voice networks.
You will gain a working knowledge of Local Area Networks (LANs), Wide Area Networks (WANs), and their interconnectivity to nodes, servers and other end user devices in an enterprise network. Additionally, you will learn hands-on training in network operating systems, user administration, network security, network design and implementing voice over IP (VoIP).
With an associate degree from Madison College in IT-Systems Administration Specialist, you will learn the fundamentals of operating systems support, networking and systems integration. You also will be challenged to learn Microsoft Windows system administration for both client and server systems, as well as other technologies valued by area employers.
The IT-Web Software Developer program at Madison College meets the specific skills and knowledge requirements of technical and professional jobs within the information technology field for an entry-level web analyst/programmer. This technology-based program is designed to meet entry-level educational needs in most segments of the IT field, which utilizes a variety of computers. Training blends general educational development and required IT technical skills. Graduates are prepared for entry-level web developer jobs in government, insurance, manufacturing, service, software development, wholesale and retail sales, utilities, banking and accounting.
The IT-Desktop Support Technician program will prepare you to provide first-level technical support to resolve software, hardware and system problems for PC users. You will develop skills to install, support, and maintain hardware and software, and to ensure that all customer requests and problems are dealt with quickly and effectively. Courses are presented in a hands-on classroom atmosphere. As a student you will be trained in hardware and software installation, configuration, and troubleshooting, basic network concepts, supporting new technologies, repairing workstations and performing upgrades.
The Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certificate program is designed to prepare information systems professionals for the field of network management, design, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of both local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs). CCNAs are becoming increasingly important as the number of networking devices continues to increase. Students enrolling in the CCNA certificate program will be able to meet these needs, thereby effectively engaging with this growing segment of the economy. Two courses will teach students the necessary skills to make them successful in the field of data networking. Completion of the CCNA Certificate courses prepares students to test for the CCNA certification.
The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) Certificate is designed to prepare you to start the Cisco certification process. You will learn networking concepts as well as implement a small network with appropriate addresses and services. The two courses in this certificate will teach you the necessary skills to be successful in the field of data networking. Completion of the CCENT certificate courses will prepare you to test for the CCENT certification.
The VMware Certified Professional Certificate from Madison College is designed for students who have already graduated with a degree in Computer Information Systems or Information Technology, or have significant IT industry work experience, and are seeking to gain the knowledge required to earn the VMware Certified Professional designation. The certificate provides students with the skills required to install, configure, administer and troubleshoot VMware server virtualization infrastructures such as VMware vSphere. Upon completion of this certificate, students will be eligible to take the examination to become a VMware Certified Professional.
The CompTIA A+ Computer Essentials Certificate from Madison College provides instruction for information systems professionals and programming students in the areas of computer hardware and software.
Topics covered include installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of personal computer hardware, operating systems and software.
Madison College's IT-HDI Support Center Analyst certificate provides information systems students and professionals with instruction in the areas of technical support and customer services skills. Courses explore the role of the customer service analyst in assessing customer needs and providing exceptional customer service. Topics include critical thinking skills to resolve incidents, effective communication strategies, handling conflict, developing a customer service attitude and understanding the processes of quality service management delivered through established best practices.
The IT-Information Security certificate program at Madison College provides comprehensive instruction for networking students and professionals who want to expand their skills in computer security. Students survey issues in internet technology security awareness, data confidentiality, network security, and legal and ethical issues associated with computer system security.
The iOS Applications Development certificate from Madison College is designed to prepare information systems professionals to develop iPhone applications.
You will use the SDK environment on Apple computers for development. This certificate will teach you the necessary skills to be successful in the field of iOS applications development.
The IT Java Professional Developer certificate from Madison College is designed to prepare information systems professionals to use the Java programming language for web development. Three classes teach students the necessary skills to be successful in Java web development.
The LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP) Open Source Development certificate from Madison College provides comprehensive instruction for programming students and professionals who want to expand their skills in open source development. Students learn to develop web applications using open source development tools including the PHP and Ruby programming languages, Rails web development framework, MySQL database management system, Apache web server, and Linux operating system. This certificate provides hands-on training in designing, planning and implementing web applications.
The Microsoft Technologies Certificate is designed to provide students who have already earned a degree in Computer Information Systems or Information Technology or have significant IT industry work experience with the knowledge required to earn the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification. The MCSA certificate program provides the skills required to install and administer Windows clients and servers. Students will obtain the skills required to administer a Windows network environment and will learn the fundamentals of Active Directory.
The Microsoft Visual Studio.Net Certificate at Madison College is designed to prepare IT professionals to use Microsoft’s Visual Studio.NET applications development suite. This certificate allows students to augment skills learned in Madison College's Information Technology two-year associate degree programs.
The PHP Professional Web Developer Certificate at Madison College is designed to prepare information systems professionals to use the PHP programming language for web development. Classes cover advanced web application features such as shopping carts, content management systems using Drupal, web forums and connecting to web services. The certificate classes teach students the necessary skills to make them successful in PHP web development.