Network Cabling, Wireless Technologies, and Cybersecurity

Albany Campus

The Network Technology program provides students with the opportunity to earn industry recognized certifications in the fields of copper and fiber optic cabling, wireless technologies, Digital Literacy and Cybersecurity.

This two-year program develops a unique understanding of today’s ever-growing field of network technology as well as integrating 11th grade Math and 12th grade English. Through lecture and hands-on activities, students explore this exciting field and gain the technical knowledge and professionalism needed to prepare them for careers in this exciting and growing field.

As part of our career and college readiness preparation—critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and public speaking skills are woven into the learning experience to prepare students for their post high school journey.

Certification Opportunities

  • C-TECH Telecommunication Technologies & Network Cabling Specialist Copper 4.0
  • C-TECH Grounding and Bonding: Copper Connectivity Systems
  • CareerSafe OSHA-10 Construction Safety Card
  • CareerSafe Cybersecurity Basics
  • C-TECH Network Cabling Specialist Fiber Optic Based Systems 4.0
  • C-TECH Wireless Antenna Installer/Technician
  • TESTOUT/ CompTIA IT Fundamentals and Digital Literacy
  • Dig Safely New York

Career Opportunities

  • Network Installer
  • Data Center Network Technician
  • Fiber Optic Technician & Splicer
  • Cybersecurity Technician
  • Video Surveillance Installer
  • Wireless Antenna Technician
  • Certification Opportunities

College Articulation

SUNY Schenectady County Community College
Bryant and Stratton College

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Who is eligible to attend?

Typically juniors and seniors from our 24 component school districts who are interested in career training as part of their high school experience are eligible to enroll.

How do I enroll?

The first step is to meet with your home school guidance counselor to learn how Career & Technical Education can benefit your career path. Your counselor can then help you arrange a tour of our Albany (Colonie) or Schoharie campuses, or the Center for Advanced Technology at Mohonasen. They can also help you begin the enrollment process.

Where can I learn more?

Send an email indicating your interest to or call 518-862-4816. Read more about our school