Certificate Program

IT Security and Network Technician

Accelerate your career in IT by acquiring skills in cybersecurity and network administration. In this industry-leading program, you’ll learn how to protect your organization from increasingly sophisticated cyber threats and how to manage a network. Increase your earning potential and stand out with this dual certificate program!

About the IT Security and Network Technician Certificate

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Course length

12 weeks

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Time commitment


hours per week

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Salary Range

$30 - $79K

(entry level)
Tuition - $4,000*

*You can pay as little as $267 per month. For full payment options and different financing plans, including interest rates from external lenders, please talk to our enrollment team.

The IT Security and Network Technician course will equip you with the knowledge and expertise to analyze and respond to cybersecurity threats. You will learn how to assess vulnerabilities, mitigate risks, analyze data to identify threats and vulnerabilities, implement secure networks, and more.

At the conclusion of the program, you will be fully prepared to take both the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ exams. With these highly regarded certifications, you will be qualified for roles such as cybersecurity analyst, security operations center (SOC) analyst, and incident response analyst.


CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+

Did you know?

The median annual salary for information security analysts in Massachusetts is $121,840. You may not be able to earn this right away, but with schooling and on-the-job experience, you can earn a great salary in this field!

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Is This IT Security and Network Technician Certificate Right For Me? 

  • Are you passionate about both securing digital systems and ensuring the seamless operation of network infrastructure?
  • Are you interested in becoming a certified IT professional capable of safeguarding networks from cyber threats while maintaining their functionality?
  • Are you excited about gaining comprehensive knowledge of network protocols, troubleshooting, and security principles?
  • Are you a problem-solver who enjoys the challenge of identifying vulnerabilities in networks and implementing effective defense strategies?
  • Are you seeking a program that offers a well-rounded skillset, combining cybersecurity expertise with the ability to manage and optimize networks?
  • Are you looking to learn from experienced instructors, acquiring practical skills that can be applied to real-world scenarios?
  • Are you ready to become an indispensable asset in the IT industry by possessing both security and network administration proficiency?
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Potential Careers

Upon completing your certificate and earning your credential, you will be prepared for exciting new roles, such as:

  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Operations Center Analyst
  • Threat Intelligence Analyst
  • Vulnerability Analyst

This Program is a Great Fit For:

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Technology Professionals

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Recent High School Graduates

Why Regis College?

For nearly 100 years, Regis College has empowered students to succeed academically, serve, and lead. Certificate programs through the Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offer:

  • Icon of a check mark Self-paced coursework
  • Icon of a check mark Online learning formats
  • Icon of a check mark Reputable career credentials
  • Icon of a check mark Skills for in-demand jobs
  • Icon of a check mark Specialized knowledge
  • Icon of a check mark Potential for higher salary
  • Icon of a check mark Degree completion pathways
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Funding Options Are Available

The Wood Lavine Division of Professional Studies offers affordable and flexible pay-as-you-go options to make earning a professional certificate a reality for as many students as possible. Some certificate earners may even be eligible for tuition assistance through their employer.