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Industry Certification & State Credential Exams

Industry certifications make you more employable.

You will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in your field of study.

College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Credit

Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System.  Students must enroll in Broward College within 2 years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.


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McFatter Technical CollegeApplied Cybersecurity

Program Length: 750 hours/approx. 7 months – online

Your will be taught skills to protect computers from hackers, secure wireless networks, protect computers from malware and identify security threats. Students will also learn how to secure residential and business computers, and fill the demand at public and private companies to address Internet security concerns in today’s world. Students will prepare for Security+ and SSCP nationally recognized security industry certifications.

Atlantic Technical College Applied Information Technology

Program Length: 600 hours/approx. 6 months- full time

Students will learn computer application skills including computer hardware and software applications, systems support and maintenance, and network concepts. The student will be prepared to enter a specialized information technology career at an advanced and accelerated level.

McFatter Technical CollegeCloud Computing & Virtualization

Program Length: 900 hours/approx. 9 months full time

Master emerging cloud technologies, architecture design, infrastructure and network fundamentals. Students will learn how to adopt, operate and govern the various technologies and business models related to virtualization and cloud computing. Students will prepare to successfully complete the Cloud+ and VMware certification exams.

Sheridan Technical College Computer Systems & Information Technology (CSIT)

Program Length: 900 hours/approx. 9 months (full-time)

The course content includes computer hardware, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance, operating systems and software, networking fundamentals, networking protocols, networking media and topologies, network devices, network requirements, network tools, local area networks, identifying network security threats, WAN links and Wireless technologies. The Computer Systems & Information Technology student will receive preparation for the CompTIAA+, Network+, and Security+ Certifications.

Atlantic Technical College Database Application Development & Programming 

Program Length: 1200 hours/approx. 12 months- full time,

After successfully completing this program, students will be able to design database models and utilize computer programming languages to create and manipulate databases. The student will also have developed skills in mathematical applications, communications, information processing concepts, designing programs, coding programs, testing programs, performing program maintenance, and debugging programs.

McFatter Technical College Digital Media Technology

Program Length: 750 hours/approx. 10 months- online

The content includes, but is not limited to, the creation, packaging and delivery of digital media using Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Premiere.

Atlantic Technical College McFatter Technical College Game/Simulation/Animation Programming

Program Length: 600 hours/approx. 6 months- full time

Learn programming fundamentals, game design, set design, animation, and game engine development, as well as how to make games and simulations that are dynamic using FLASH CS5, Game Maker and Unity3D.

Sheridan Technical College Game/Simulation/Animation Visual Design

Program Length: 600 hours/approx. 6 months- online

Specialized skills involving graphic animation software are used to produce a variety of two and three-dimensional components and game engine technology software for video game development. The program also includes a mobile application design and development course. Students will be prepared to attain the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification – Photoshop.

McFatter Technical College Java Development & Programming

Program Length: 1200 hours/approx. 12 months- full time

Instruction includes but is not limited to the fundamentals of programming and software development, procedural and object-oriented programming, creating regular and specialized applications using the Java programming language, including testing, monitoring, debugging, documenting and maintaining Java computer applications.

Atlantic Technical College McFatter Technical College Sheridan Technical College Network Support Services

Program Length: 1050 hours/approx. 10 months- full time

The program prepares students to create, monitor, and maintain computer networks and operate computers and peripheral equipment. Activities include building and maintaining computers, installing operating systems, configuring routers and switches, and demonstrating mastery through culminating case studies.

Sheridan Technical College Network Systems Administration

Program Length: 1050 hours/approx. 10 months- full time

The Network Systems Administration program prepares students for the CompTIA A+, Network+, and the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2016, including:  Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 2016 (Exam 70-740), Networking with Windows Server 2016 (Exam 70-741), and Identity with Windows Server 2016 (Exam 70-742).  Hands-on labs include instruction on virtualization, using multiple virtual machines in a domain environment. The program consists of three online days, which include a live web-conference session with the teacher, and two days spent in the classroom performing hands-on labs.

Sheridan Technical College Technology Support Services

Program Length: 600 hours/approx. 6 months- full time

Students will learn how devices connect to the Internet, diagnose and troubleshoot Internet connectivity, effectively utilize various application interfaces, and implement security features in a BYOD world. This program utilizes the Online Cisco Curriculum, CompTIA 900 Series course study, and Cisco’s emulation software. Math and logic are applied to IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, sub-netting, and problem solving.

Atlantic Technical College McFatter Technical College Sheridan Technical College Web Development

Program Length: 1050 hours/approx. 10 months- full time

Web Development offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students to design, code, and publish websites that can work with mobile technology, tablets, and desktop formats. After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform advanced web design techniques.