VCTP Learning Paths

CourseNamePractice ExamCertificationDescription
VET304*
Microsoft Technical FoundationXCompTIA Server+Validates knowledge in system hardware, software, storage, best practices in an IT environment, disaster recovery and troubleshooting; recommended A+ certification and 18 months professional experience comptia.org

Prerequisite: None
VET304*
Microsoft Technical FoundationXCompTIA Network+Validates entry level knowledge of network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security; recommended A+ certification and 9 months networking experience comptia.org

Prerequisite: None
VET305Technical Foundations II: CompTIA A+XCompTIA A+ (Essentals & Practical Application)Validates entry-level knowledge of small office help-desk support comptia.org

Prerequisite: VET304
VET330Oracle 11G: Database FundamentalsXOracle Database 11G (Z51 & Z52)Validates knowledge of Oracle 11g SQL fundamentals and administration education. oracle.com

Prerequisite: VET304
VET335Call Center FundamentalsThis module is designed to prepare students for a customer support role in a Call Center; no associated certification

Prerequisite: None
VET336ITIL Fundamentals V3Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)Validates entry level awareness of the key elements, concepts and terminology used in the ITIL Service Lifecycle, linkages between Lifecycle stages, the processes used and their contribution to Service Management practices itil-officialsite.com

Prerequisite: None
VET337Six Sigma Green Belt FundamentalsXSix Sigma Green BeltValidates knowledge and experience of data collection and analysis for Six Sigma projects. Exam administered online by Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.

Prerequisite: None
VET338Six Sigma Black Belt FundamentalsThis module expands the knowledge and skills of students already familiar with Six
Sigma methods; certification requires a project and affidavit not available through this program asq.org

Prerequisite: VET337
VET339Scrum FundamentalsThis module introduces students to an alternative methodology to the more traditional project management approaches; certification requires participation in a workshop not available through this program scrumalliance.org

Prerequisite: VET390
VET340Web Design FundamentalsThe coursework in this module provides students with an introduction to the skills needed to design, create, and maintain web pages and websites; no associated certification.

Prerequisite: None
VET341Java Development FundamentalsXOCA/OCP Java SE7 Programmer The coursework in this module introduces students to software and programming concepts and covers the basic features of Java; assists in preparation for certification as an Oracle Certified Associate and Oracle Certified Professional

Prerequisite: VET304
VET350Windows Server 2008 Network InfrastructureXMCTS: Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, ConfiguringValidates entry level knowledge of configuring network infrastructure on Windows Server 2008 microsoft.com/learning

Prerequisite: VET304
VET351Windows Server 2008 Active Directory FundamentalsXMCTS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, ConfiguringValidates entry level knowledge of configuring the Active Directory on Windows Server 2008 microsoft.com/learning

Prerequisite: VET304
VET352Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure ConfigurationXMCTS: Windows Server 2008 Application Infrastructure, ConfiguringValidates entry level knowledge of configuring application infrastructure on Windows Server 2008 microsoft.com/learning

Prerequisite: VET304
VET353Windows Server 2008 Introduction to Server VirtualizationMCTS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Server VirtualizationValidates entry level knowledge of server virtualization on Windows Server 2008 microsoft.com/learning

Prerequisite: VET304
VET354Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop SupportMCITPValidates comprehensive set of skills to perform Windows 7 Enterprise Desktop Support; recommended 1 year professional experience microsoft.com/learning

Prerequisite: VET304
VET355Cisco Network Technician Fundamentals: Small Networks (CCENT)XCCENTValidates the ability to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security cisco.com

Prerequisite: VET304
VET356Cisco Network Technician Fundamentals: Medium-Sized Networks (CCNA Track for currently certified CCENT)XCCNA with CCENT certificationValidates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks; abbreviated coursework for current CCENTs, recommended 1-3 years professional experience cisco.com

Prerequisite: VET304
VET358Cisco Network Technician Fundamentals: Medium Sized Networks (CCNA)XCCNA (ICND1 & ICND2)Validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks; recommended 1-3 years professional experience cisco.com

Prerequisite: VET304
VET359Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)CCDAValidates the skills required to design basic campus, data center, security, voice, and wireless networks; recommended CCNA and CCNP cisco.com

VET359 Prerequisites: VET304, VET358
VET360Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012XMCSA: Windows Server 2012, Installing and ConfiguringValidates the skills required to plan and implement a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 solution microsoft.com/learning

VET360 Prerequisite: VET304
VET361Administering Windows Server 2012XMCSA: Windows Server 2012, AdministeringValidates the skills required to administer and troubleshoot a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 solution microsoft.com/learning

Prerequisites: VET304, VET360
VET362Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 ServicesXMCSA: Windows Server 2012, Configuring Advanced ServicesValidates the skills required to configure and deploy advanced services in a Microsoft Windows Server 2012 solution microsoft.com/learning

Prerequisites: VET304, VET360, VET361
VET380IT Security FundamentalsXCompTIA Security+Validates entry-level knowledge of Information Security practices comptia.org

Prerequisite: VET304
VET381Systems Security Certified PractitionerXSSCPValidates knowledge and professional experience in Information Security practices; minimum 1 year experience isc2.org/sscp

Prerequisites: VET304, VET380
VET382Information Systems Security ProfessionalXCISSPValidates knowledge and professional experience in Information Security practices; minimum 5 years’ experience isc2.org/sscp

Prerequisites: VET304, VET380, VET381
VET387Preventing Unauthorized AccessXCertified Ethical HackerValidates knowledge of threat mitigation and security techniques http://cert.eccouncil.org/.

Prerequisites: VET304, VET380
VET390Project Management XCAPM or PMPValidates knowledge of Project Management principles; PMP requires 7500 hours professional experience, CAPM is knowledge only pmi.org

Prerequisite: None
VET392Business Analysis FundamentalsCertification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA)Validates knowledge and professional experience which allow the analyst to serve as liaison between the business side and the providers of services to the enterprise; requires 3750 hours professional experience iiba.org

Prerequisite: None
VET395Human ResourcesXPHR / SPHRValidates the skills necessary for working in human resources management in large and small enterprises; minimum 1-4 years experience for PHR or 5-7 years experience for SPHR http://www.hrci.org/

Prerequisite: None

* This one course number will prepare students with the skills and information to pursue  more than one industry certification.