Information Technology Training At WVJC

Are you interested in computer technology training that includes network and server administration, security, Cisco technology, PC repair, and more?

This program, located at our Morgantown location, highlights how networking and security cannot be overstated for today’s businesses, organizations, and government agencies.

The efficient operation of an organization’s networks and the protection of confidential information from unauthorized access by non-sanctioned individuals are critical to the success and well-being of these entities. Therefore, it is essential that companies protect themselves with skilled and certified IT professionals.


See if Information Technology is Right For You

Watch this video featuring a few of our IT students to learn more about information technology and see if it’s the right career choice for you. Students in the program learn how to configure networks, problem-solve, and apply security concepts.

Is Information Technology Right for You?

“The staff at WVJC Morgantown are very friendly and welcoming. They are top-notch professionals who create a positive learning environment for their students.” – Jackson Miller, WVJC Student

The Importance of IT Training from WVJC

Finding the right IT degree program is essential for beginning your dream career in IT. Here are a few things that set our information technology courses apart from the others:

  • A benefit of WVJC information technology training is that you can earn your degree and become career-ready in months. For example, you can complete your program and earn your college degree in 18 months. There is no need to waste your precious time and money taking classes unrelated to your career goals.
  • The curriculum also helps students develop skills in LAN and WAN technologies, including switching and routing. It also includes training in the configuration using the command-line interface (CLI), VLANs, access lists, voice-over IP (VoIP), etc.
  • The West Virginia Junior College Information Technology degree program is diverse. Students cover everything from securing technology infrastructure, including understanding core security concepts, managing secure access, virtual private networks (VPNs), encryption, firewalls, intrusion prevention, and SIEM Technology, to cloud computing and virtualization.
  • The curriculum also provides extensive information on the installation, configuration, and management of network servers using the Windows Server platform, including such areas as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, storage management, printer management, and more.

Now is the time to start training for your career in IT in our Information Technology program by requesting information.

Applying Your Degree

With our IT training, you could fulfill the following roles.

  • Work with Computers
  • Desktop Support
  • IT Help Desk
  • Work with Networks
  • Level One Field Professional
  • Network Administration
  • Network Security Support
  • Security Administration
  • Security Support
  • Technical Support

Career opportunities from our information technology training can range from managing routers, switches, servers, and workstations to network security.

Why Choose WVJC IT Courses

Our curriculum attempts to impress upon students the importance of adopting a solid work ethic and constantly to approach one’s responsibilities with honesty and integrity.

Information Technology degree students are taught to optimize customer interactions by being prompt, polite, and professional and personalizing the engagement to the highest degree possible.

WVJC Externships for Information Technology Degrees

Our students are required to complete an externship near the end of their classroom and interactive lab experiences. This on-the-job training offers the soon-to-be graduate an invaluable platform to showcase their information technology and network security abilities combined with the lessons learned about customer service and customer satisfaction.

The Variety of Certifications Students in Our Information Technology Program Can Prepare For

Certifications can help show potential employers that the graduate has mastered the essential technical requirements of the position. Certain certifications WVJC Information Technology degree graduates are prepared and qualified to sit for include:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)*
  • Cisco Certified Technician (CCT)*
  • A+ Certified Technician*
  • Security+ Certified**

*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees. Morgantown Only
**Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Optional at own expense. Morgantown Only

CISCO Technology and Our Computer Courses

West Virginia Junior College has incorporated CISCO Technology training into its courses. They are designed to prepare students to create and manage network infrastructures. CISCO is the recognized worldwide leader relative to routers, switches, and other information technology infrastructure.

WVJC strives to deliver a comprehensive CISCO learning experience to facilitate student development of IT skills for entry-level information technology career opportunities and globally recognized career certifications.

  • Security+ Certified**
    • Students are trained and qualified to sit for the Security+ Certification, which advances the students’ skillset in computer security issues and tasks. Training for this Certification focuses on security matters such as core security concerns, managing secure access, firewalls, intrusion prevention, and endpoint security.
    • Additional training provides the baseline skills you need to perform core security functions.
  • Cisco CertifiedTechnician (CCT)*
    • WVJC students will be trained to sit for the CCT certification, the first-level exam encompassing CISCO skillsets. Training for this Certification focuses on programming CISCO routers utilizing the Command Line Interface (CLI) to manage subnets, streamline, and make digital communications more efficient.
    • Additional training includes managing Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers which automatically lease IP addresses and other information for individual workstations.
  • Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA)*
    • WVJC students will then prepare to sit for the CCNA certification. This more advanced Certification will further the student’s mastery of the CLI, allowing the student to perform and create more complex programming routines utilizing CISCO routers and switches.
    • Students will also become proficient with the (VLANs) and develop higher-level security skills, including building more complicated firewalls.

*Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Required/ Included in Tuition/Fees. Morgantown Only
**Certification is contingent on passing the corresponding certification exam. Optional at own expense. Morgantown Only

“Great place to learn and grow! I have enjoyed my time here being a student and learning from the faculty.” – Corissa Hall, WVJC Student

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