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Information Technology and Cyber Defense

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Information Technology program overview

Are you looking for training that leads to job opportunities as an information technology professional in network administration, database management, IT support or software development? Hennepin Tech can help develop the skills you'll need to succeed.

With knowledgeable instructors and the most up-to-date training, Hennepin Tech will prepare you to make the most of career opportunities. If you are currently an IT professional, HTC also offers advanced courses to help you advance your career.

Program information

  • Class Time: Day, Evening, and Online
  • Semester: Fall or Spring Semester
  • Campus: Eden Prairie Campus & Brooklyn Park Campus
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Skills Required

In general, the Information Technology program is designed to accept students at any level of computer familiarity. Initial placement testing will help best identify what courses students coming into the program should start with. Please see your enrollment counselor for assessment exemptions.

Job Outlook

According to Minnesota State CAREERwise Education  (, IT careers that are expected to grow at a fast rate (4%-11% growth) from 2014 to 2024 including Web Developers, Computer Systems Analysts, Computer and Information Systems Managers, Information Security Analysts, Applications Software Developers,  Computer User Support Specialists,  Computer Network Support Specialists, Computer Network Architects, Network and Computer Systems Administrators, and Systems Software Developers.

Employment Outlook Disclosures:

Our students are saying:

"I have always been a confident administrator, but your class definitely prepared me for the task at hand. I was always fond of your teaching, as you always asked questions and didn't just give answers."

"Everything is going great! Just wanted to thank you all for a great job instructing me at HTC. I manage about 200 users and get to work with the highest execs."

Awards and CertificationS

Cyber Defense

IT Support

Network Administration

Programming and Data

Workplace Administration

*Certificates that are less than 16 credits are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid


Joan Bernard (Networking)
Ryan Brovold (Networking and Cyber Defense)
Abdul Daud (Networking)
Steven Dupay (Programming and Database)
Svetlana Gluhova (Networking)
Frank Kaduk (Networking)
Sam Espana Lopez (Programming and Cyber Defense)
Don Myhre (IT Support and Workplace)
Linda Paquette (IT Support and Workplace)
Nathen Rennels-Reed (IT Support and Workplace)

Industry partners

The Information Technology program has an advisory committee of professionals working in the fields of programming, database administration, IT support, and network administration. The advisory committee reviews the coursework to ensure that the program is covering material needed to be marketable in your field of study. This allows the faculty to continue to offer current materials and technical skill development in each area.



Last updated by kohalloran : 2019-11-19 01:40:58