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Microsoft Systems and Security Analyst

IOT Fast Facts

  • Three certification fees are included in tuition
  • Partnership with Microsoft and CompTIA provides certification in four areas
  • Demand for cloud computing experience is expected to grow six times faster than for IT skills overall
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Do you want to support the mission of an organization through your aptitude and passion for computer networking? You can pursue your passion at a higher level through IOT’s Microsoft Systems and Security Analyst (MSSA) career program that certifies you in several vital areas in computer networking in just a short time!

Believing in your real-world success

You can build the foundation of your critical role as a computer systems specialist and analyst through hands-on certification and skills training. You can graduate with the ability to troubleshoot hardware and software components universal to most computer systems as well as construct and troubleshoot network cabling. Coursework emphasizes:

  • Cloud computing
  • Linux servers
  • Operating systems
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Server administration

IOT’s MSSA curriculum allows you to achieve certification in these areas:

  • Microsoft Technology Associate
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Network+

IOT pays for the cost of up to three certification exams the first time they are taken.

For students who successfully complete the MSSA program, they will receive a diploma and be formally designated on record as “GRADUATE.”

What can I do?

As a graduate of IOT’s MSSA program, you are equipped to enter the field of computer networking and systems analysis in a promising employment market where 11 percent of all jobs are IT roles, such as:

  • Associate Security Assessment Engineer
  • Desktop Deployment Specialist
  • Network Support Analyst
  • And more!

Learn about the career outlook for a Microsoft Systems Security Analyst!

Hours of Instruction/Program Length

This program is 900 hours and 54.5 quarter credit hours. Classes are held Monday through Thursday for 45 weeks. An Independent Study component is included. See your admissions representative for available class times.

Where can I learn?

IOT offers MSSA career programs at two convenient campus locations:

Our Microsoft Systems and Security Analyst Training program is offered at the following campuses:

Total Program Cost: $21,575.00
Credit Hours: 54.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $10,205.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $2,972.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 63%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 40%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 are included in this calculation. 0.0% of the graduates, (or 0 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 13%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
15-1122 Information Security Analysts
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
15-1143 Computer Network Architects
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
43-9011 Computer Operators
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
+ Program Cost

Total Program Cost: $21,575.00
Credit Hours: 54.5 quarter credit hours

Median Federal Loan Amount: $10,205.00
Median Private Loan Amount: $2,972.00
Median Institutional Loan Amount: $0.00

For a breakdown of program costs, view our Tuition and Expenses page.

+ Program Performance

The performance numbers listed here represent the Completion and Placement Rates for this program across all campuses.

ACCSC Graduation Rate: 63%
ACCSC Placement Rate: 40%
Placement Rate Methodology: All students who completed the program and started between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014 are included in this calculation. 0.0% of the graduates, (or 0 graduates), have been included in the placement rate calculation, which have been waived for placement for one of the following reasons: death, incarceration, active military service deployment, the onset of a medical condition that prevents employment, or they were an international student who returned to their country of origin, or they continued their education in an accredited institution of higher education (postsecondary) on at least a half-time basis. These waivers have been included in the calculation in compliance with ACCSC Standards of Accreditation for calculating programmatic placement rates.

BPPE On-time Completion Rate: 13%
BPPE Placement Rate: N/A
Placement Rate Methodology: Because of the change in the Bureau’s reporting regulations, which became effective on July 14, 2016, this institution was not required to collect the data for its 2015 and prior graduates.

+ Occupational Outcomes

Graduates of this program are trained for employment in any of the following Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Codes.

SOC Code Occupation
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
15-1122 Information Security Analysts
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
15-1143 Computer Network Architects
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists
15-1199 Computer Occupations, All Other
17-2061 Computer Hardware Engineers
25-1021 Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary
43-9011 Computer Operators
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers