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Information Technology

Students entering into the Information Technology program will have the opportunity to receive industry recognized certifications through CompTIA, Cisco, and NOCTI in the general areas of Computer Servicing and Networking. In the sophomore year, students enter into the A+ IT Technician/Computer Repair Program. This program teaches students the basic skills to gain entry-level positions in the IT industry as well as prepares them to take the NOCTI and CompTIA certification exams.

In their junior year, students enroll into our authorized Cisco Networking Academy. Keefe Regional Technical School, through its affiliation with Bunker Hill Community College, utilizes the Cisco Networking Academy Discovery curriculum which is a four- semester program. CCENT Part 1 certification exam is covered during their junior year where students will enter into semester 1, “Networking for Home and Small Businesses” and semester 2 “Working at a Small to Medium Business or ISP” from the Cisco curriculum. After completing both semesters, a student can choose to complete the CCENT certification (CISCO Certified Entry Network Technician) certification exam.

In their senior year, students continue on with CCNA Part 2 of the certification exam which covers semester 3, “Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise” and semester 4 “Designing and Supporting Computer Networks” from the Cisco curriculum. After completing each semester, a student can choose to complete the CCNA certification exam. Graduates from the Information Technology Program are prepared for entry-level positions in the field and to continue their education at the postsecondary level.

● Build, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot smart phones, laptops, desktop PCs and
   network systems
● Diagnose and repair complex computers, network systems and hardware
● Configure software security programs that protect sensitive information in the ever-
   changing cyber world

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for immediate employment, additional certifications and further education

ENTRY LEVEL POSITIONS 

High School Diploma from Keefe Tech

IT Repair Technician
Depot Technician
Remote Support Technician
Help Desk Technician
Network Technician
Hardware, Service and Infrastructure Technician
Software, Service and Infrastructure Technician
Computer Assembler
Information Technology Specialist 1
Sales and Service Clerk

TECHNICAL CAREERS

Associates  Degree (2-year), Certificate Program, Licensing or Adult Education

Information Technology Specialist 2
Service Desk Analyst
Network Technician Product Manager
Microsoft Windows and Networking Support
Field Networking Engineer
Network System Administrator
Linux Network Administrator
Linux System Administrator
LAN IT Computer Support Engineer
Network Cable Technician

PROFESSIONAL CAREERS

Bachelors Degree (4-year) and Graduates or Doctoral Degree for some

Senior Network Engineer
Communication and Networking Systems Engineer
IT System Administrator
Software Support Engineer
Senior Systems Administration Engineer
Electrical/Computer Engineer
Computer Engineer IV and V
Computer Science Engineer
Developer Technology Engineer
Hardware Design Engineer

Information Technology Department Resources

Information Technology Department Contact Information

John Rabidou

Lead Teacher, Business Professionals of America Advisor, Student Leadership Academy Advisor
Information Technology

Certifications

  • OSHA

  • Cisco Network Technician Part 1

  • Network Fundamentals

  • PC Repair Fundamentals

  • A+901

  • A+902 

Articulation Agreements and College Credit

Information Technology Frameworks