Special announcement

Due to water system failure, Germanna’s Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper will remain closed until further notice. We will provide an updated status on Sunday, Aug. 25th. All other GCC locations will remain open during normal business hours.

IT and Technical Studies pathway

Students should pursue this pathway if they are interested in the fields of Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Networking, automotive repair or advanced manufacturing. Careers include: IT Security Analyst, Web Designer, Network Security Technician, Database Administrator, Systems Analyst, Network Engineer, and Help Desk Technician. Other technical careers include advanced manufacturing, automotive diagnostician or automotive technician.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Applied Science

IST – Cybersecurity

The IST Cybersecurity program will prepare students for careers as Cybersecurity technicians or analysts by providing them with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities identified in the National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework 2.0

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IST – Information Systems Technology Major, Information Systems Management or Cloud Computing

The Information Systems Technology (IST) program has been designed to prepare students for employment in the information and computer technology fields. Specializations include Information Management and Cloud Computing.

This program of study provides students with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities identified in the National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework 2.0.

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IST – Networking

The IST Networking program is designed to prepare students to design, maintain, install and secure network system infrastructures to include knowledge of operating systems, problem detection/resolution, fault tracking/management, and network operations.

This program of study provides students with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities identified in the National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Workforce Framework 2.0.

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Technical Studies – Industrial Maintenance

The Technical Studies-Industrial Maintenance program is designed to assist companies through educating students on current industry and manufacturing practices.

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Career Studies Certificates

Advanced Networking

The Advanced Networking Career Studies Certificate program is designed for those individuals who are recent high school graduates or for individuals in the labor force who are seeking jobs in networking that require professional certification (Network +/CCNA).

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Automotive Diagnostician

The Automotive Diagnostician Career Studies Certificate program is designed to meet the need for trained automotive diagnosticians.

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Automotive Technician

The Automotive Technician Career Studies Certificate program is designed to meet the need for trained automotive technicians.

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Cybersecurity

This Cybersecurity Career Studies Certificate program is designed as an enhanced competency module to provide expertise in security to networking specialists.

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Data Center Technician/IT Technician

The Data Center Technician/IT Technician career studies certificate is designed to provide the fundamentals skills necessary for Data Centers offering Web Services and Cloud Computer.

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E-Commerce

The E-Commerce Career Studies Certificate program is centered on web page design, development and implementation of Internet based web sites for commercial and small business use.

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Industrial Maintenance Technology

The Industrial Maintenance Technology Career Studies Certificate program is designed to meet the need for trained industrial maintenance technicians.

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Microcomputer Applications for Business

The Microcomputer Applications for Business Career Studies Certificate program is designed for those individuals who are seeking entry-level jobs in the area of information systems.

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Networking

The Networking Career Studies Certificate program is designed for those individuals who are recent high school graduates or for individuals in the labor force who are seeking entry-level jobs in the area of networking.

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