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Advanced Systems Management And Cybersecurity

Study to join the ever-changing field of cybersecurity and systems administration.

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Type

Diploma

Duration

81 Weeks

Internship

Available

Program Outline

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About The Program

The Advanced Systems Management and Cybersecurity diploma program includes 14 free certification examination vouchers (including Microsoft and CompTIA) as well as a 16-week field placement for students to gain direct hands-on experience.

Career Opportunities

As an Advanced Systems Management and Cybersecurity graduate, you will qualify for positions such as: Windows Server Administrator, Active Directory Administrator, Windows Network Administrator, Smartphone Administrator, Messaging Administrator, Email Server Administrator, Linux Administrator, Open Source Specialist, and Data Mining Specialist.

Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads

  • Skillsoft
  • Innovatia
  • Public Service Pay Centre
  • Service New Brunswick
  • Xplornet
  • Robert Half International Inc.
  • Stellar Learning Strategies

Salary

89 %

Employment Rate*

$ 26

Average Wage/hr**

$ 45

High Wage/hr**

*Employment Rate based on 2018 contactable Eastern graduates employed in a related field.

Source: workingincanada.gc.ca

NOC Code: 2281, 2282 - **Wage data is for employees in all ranges of experience in the field, rounded down to the nearest dollar, and based on New Brunswick data. Local (or regional) income may vary.

Program Details

Did you know that nearly all businesses need computerized technology for their day-to-day operations? This means that the demand for computer, network and cybersecurity professionals is at an all-time high. So, if you’re interested in a career in the technology field, now is the right time to pursue the Advanced Systems Management and Cybersecurity diploma program at Eastern College.
Learn the effective skills and knowledge of technologies used to secure data access as well as how to respond to cyber security breaches and threats; train on popular operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server, and Linux. You will also practice how to configure Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, and how to use Powershell scripts.

Students enrolled in the program receive:

  •         One-on-one assistance from a dedicated employment specialist.

 

Course Listings: New Brunswick
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Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Installing and Configuring Windows Server (70-740)
The goal of this course is to provide individuals who have successfully completed an introduction to Windows with an in depth look at the different installation and configuration tasks necessary to manage Windows Server 2016. These tasks include Windows Server deployment, storage configuration, Hyper-V virtualization configuration, as well as fault tolerance, maintenance and monitoring. Additionally, this course covers the material on the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification exam 70-740: Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016. At course completion, you will complete a course survey at http://www.trios.com/coursesurvey.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Windows Server Administration (70-741)
This course focuses on the configuration of networking and network services within Windows Server 2016. More specifically, students will learn how to configure IPv4 and IPv6, manage IP addressing and DNS name resolution services, as well as provide for remote connectivity. Additionally, this course covers the material on the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification exam 70-741: Networking with Windows Server 2016. At course completion, you will complete a course survey at http://www.trios.com/coursesurvey.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services (70-742)
This course configuration and administration Windows Server Active Directory. Moreover, this course covers the configuration and management of Group Policy, certificates and identity access on Windows networks. Additionally, this course covers the material on the 70-742 certification exam required alongside 70-740 and 70-741 to obtain the Windows Server 2016 Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) designation. At course completion, you will complete a course survey at http://www.trios.com/coursesurvey.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. A+
This course introduces the essential operating system skills required of a computer support technician, and covers the skills necessary to achieve the 1000-series A+ Certification (exams 220-1001 and 220-1002). More specifically, students learn how to use, configure, upgrade, troubleshoot and maintain computer hardware alongside the Windows family of operating systems, as well as basic configuration of Linux, MacOS, and mobile operating systems.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Career Planning & Preparation - Level I
This module introduces tools for planning and preparing for a successful job search, so that students can maintain a career-focused approach throughout their education program. Students will learn about the "Hidden" Job Market and ways to access it in their upcoming job search, how to research opportunities and network for industry contacts, and use appropriate etiquette when communicating with prospective employers. Students will identify their personal skills, values and preferences for the workplace, begin preparation of a professional resume and references, and organize proof documents for their career portfolio. Class discussions on various self-management topics introduced in Student Success Strategies will round out this module, which is a pre-requisite for Career Planning and Preparation - Part II.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Career Planning & Preparation - Level II
This module continues to build on the concepts and skills introduced in Career Planning and Preparation - Part I. Students will learn how to conduct an effective job search and identify various methods of applying for work with today's technology. Students will create a personal list of "Top Employers" and target current industry opportunities, while finalizing their professional resume, portfolio and career correspondence. Students will learn to identify the different types and forms of interviews, practice responding to typical questions, and practice follow-up, evaluation and negotiation techniques they can use to ensure success. Self-management topics from Career Planning and Preparation - Part I will be reviewed, with a focus towards on-the-job success in both learner placements and post-graduate employment.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Enterprise Smartphone Administration
Many email administrators today must also provide configuration and support for mobile smartphone devices. This course introduces students to the concepts and procedures used to administer smartphones in an enterprise environment that uses Microsoft Exchange Server. More specifically, students will learn to implement, configure, support and maintain ActiveSync devices (iPhone, Android, BB10 and Windows Phone) on Microsoft Exchange server. Moreover, this course examines the concepts and procedures used to support wireless technologies in general within an organization (as defined by the Mobility+ certification).
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Microsoft Exchange Server Administration
This course introduces the skills and knowledge necessary to design, install, configure, administer, and support the Exchange Server 2016 messaging server within an enterprise environment. Additionally, this course covers the concepts tested on the Microsoft certification exam 70-345: Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Field Placement - Advanced Systems Management and Cybersecurity
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Linux Administration
In this course, students learn how to install, configure, and administer the basic services of a Linux system. More specifically, students will gain a solid working knowledge of how the Linux operating system works, experience in navigating within the file structure, system & network administration skills, security tools and practices, and more. At course completion, students will have covered the topics covered on the CompTIA Linux+ (Powered by LPI) certification exam.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Network, Mobile & Cisco Technologies
In this course students will learn the theory and concepts required to successfully administer and troubleshoot TCP/IP-based networks. Students will then expand their knowledge of TCP/IP-based networks by learning the configuration and support of mobile devices that use the ActiveSync protocol, as well as Cisco routers, switches and services. Additionally, In addition this course provides the conceptual foundation for later networking courses and introduces the concepts covered on the Comptia Network+ certification exam (N10-007) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam (200-125).
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Security and Ethical Hacking
This course introduces students to the concepts and procedures used to implement and configure security within an enterprise environment. More specifically, students will learn the procedures and technologies that can be used to secure access to data and respond to security breaches, as well as the procedures and technologies used to perform a penetration test and vulnerability assessment. Additionally, this course covers the concepts tested on the CompTIA Security+ certification exam (SY0-501) and CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst+ certification exam (CS0-001).
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Software Lab - Computer Fundamentals
Through a combination of theory and hands-on-practice, this module examines the role and use of the computer in today’s workplace. Emphasis is placed on those computers outfitted with the Microsoft Windows operating system. Students will review basic computer concepts, Windows OS usage, and complete hands-on training exercises in business-standard software applications, including Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word. Keyboarding skills are also honed via daily keyboarding exercises and drills
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. SQL Server Administration
This course introduces the concepts and skills required to administer Microsoft SQL Server 2016. More specifically, students will learn how to install/upgrade to SQL Server as well as create, manage, monitor, and optimize databases. Additionally, students will explore additional management tasks such as automation, security, replication, backup/restore, snapshots, log shipping and clustering. At course completion, students will have covered the material tested on the Microsoft certification exam 70-462.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Student Success Strategies
In this orientation module, emphasis is placed on thinking about achieving success from Day One. This module stresses the importance of developing non-technical skills to enhance personal, academic, and career success. This includes understanding learning styles and honing practical study skills, such as memory, reading, note-and test-taking techniques. Personal exercises will focus on teamwork, decision making and problem solving skills, setting SMART goals and maintaining a positive attitude; techniques for managing change, stress and conflict will also be explored.
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Technology Management for IT Professionals
Communication as well as time and project management skills are vital for success in today’s IT industry. Through the use of examples, demonstrations, projects and group activities, students will examine various communication, time and project management strategies and techniques that are commonly used within the IT industry. Moreover, this course introduces students to the concepts necessary to achieve the CompTIA IT Project+ certification (PK0-004).
Icon-Quiz-Small Created with Sketch. Windows 10 Administration & PowerShell Scripting
This course introduces the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, administer, and support Microsoft Windows 10. In addition, you will learn about the various tools for administering, configuring, and troubleshooting Windows 10, as well as how to deploy and upgrade to Windows 10, configure disks, users, drivers, printers, network interfaces and security. The course also introduces students to the structure, function, and usage of Windows PowerShell for Windows administration. Students will learn how to use PowerShell to perform key system tasks as well as how to create and modify existing PowerShell scripts to automate system administration and provide reports. This course is a prerequisite for all other Microsoft courses and covers the material tested on the MD-100 and MD-101 certification exams required to obtain the Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA) designation.
Admission Requirements
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· High school graduation diploma or mature student status.
· Students who do not have grade 12 or equivalent must achieve a score of 16 on the Wonderlic Test.

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Success Stories

“Such an amazing, friendly team. With everyone dedicated to student success it is no wonder that there are so many students finding their professional footing and securing their place in the workforce. There is nowhere I would rather be.”

Suzanne

2019