Core Programs include:
CompTIA Network+® Certification
The demand for skilled network support professionals continues to grow, and the CompTIA Network+ certification is a valuable credential to help start or enhance a networking career. In fact, many IT certifications integrate CompTIA Network+ into their curriculums. Microsoft and other corporations such as Novell, Cisco, HP, Lotus and 3Com also recognize CompTIA Network+ as part of their certification tracks.
Technical Roles Examples: Systems Administrator, Web Server Administrator
CompTIA Security+® Certification
CompTIA Security+ is an international, vendor-neutral certification that proves competency in system security, network infrastructure, access control and organizational security.
Major organizations that employ CompTIA Security+ certified staff include Booz Allen Hamilton, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Motorola, Symantec, Telstra, Hitachi, Ricoh, Lockheed Martin, Unisys, Hilton Hotels Corp., General Mills, the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force and Marines.
Technical Role Examples: Network Security Administrator, Security Specialist or Network Security Technician.
Cisco Certified Network Associate® (CCNA)
This curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills.
Technical Role Examples: Internetwork Engineer, LAN/WAN Engineer
CompTIA Linux+® Certification
CompTIA’s Linux+ is the only certification track that provides a 3-in-1 path: by becoming Linux+ certified, the technician will also receive the LPI (Linux Professional Institute) Level 1 (LPIC-1), and the Novell SUSE Desktop Support Technician designations. Organizations such as Hewlett-Packard, Novell, IBM, Sun Microsystems, Dell, and Xerox recommend or require Linux+.
Technical Role Examples: Systems Administrator, Junior Linux Administrator, Junior Network Administrator, Linux Database Administrator and Web Administrator
Why Computer Networking
– Bureau of Labor Statistics, Aug 2016
The American Technical Institute program prepares you for an IT career in computer networking as a Computer Support Specialist/Network Administrator with a focus on cybersecurity. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median yearly salary for a Computer Support Specialist is $51,470, for Network Administrator is $77,810 and for an Information Security Analyst is $90,120.