Secure Network Technologies

The Pathway

The Secure Network Technologies Pathway will offer students the opportunity to gain skills, knowledge, and experience in computer networking, cloud computing, and cybersecurity. Students will earn industry certifications in computer repair, computer networking, cloud computing, and network security (year 1). These could include A+, Net+, Security+, and AWS Cloud Practitioner. Classes will engage students in both online/virtual labs as well as working with physical equipment.

Students need to be able to work both independently and in groups and should have basic computer skills and a desire to work with computer equipment. Although it’s not required, we recommend students have a basic understanding of programming and should have already taken at least 1 computer class at their high school.

Classes are taken concurrently (3 at a time) and will require a double-block at Legacy Campus each semester. Students are earning 20 college credits in one year, so attendance in class is critical since it’s fast-paced and lab-based. Students may also add an internship at the Legacy Campus in the SRA (Student Repair Academy) which would run right after class - see details below. 



If you missed ORIENTATION NIGHTyou will need to stop by the Legacy Campus to pick up your folder, schedule, and make sure your ACC application is complete. Directions on how to complete the ACC application can be found HERE on the Legacy registration page under "College Credit".  If you have any other questions, please reach out to Kelly Purcell at [email protected] (Legacy Counselor for Secure Network Technology) or Mike Smith at [email protected] (Pathway Developer for Secure Network Technology).


This application is only for NEW students 2024-25.  This application is open for a 2nd round of application submissions for waitlist only.  Continuing (Year2) students will need to get their applications from their teacher. Reach out to Katie O'Sullivan if you need a translated application at [email protected].

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The Instructors

Recommended Learning Sequence 2024-2025

Secure Network Technologies Recommended Learning Sequence

These classes are tentatively running in 2025-2026

Secure Network Technologies Recommended Learning Sequence

Credit Opportunities

Co-curricular & Other Opportunities: TSA

Internship/WorkBased Learning Opportunities: DCSD, Legacy Campus SRA, and local business Internships

Continuing Education Opportunities: ASCENT

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