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Certificate of Achievement

Network Administration

This Certificate program is designed for those who wish to become proficient in the fundamentals of Networking technology, security and the latest Windows Operating System. It provides breadth and depth in the full range of technology needed for a career in networking administration and networking security. It can be taken either as a standalone certificate or as an addition to the standard A.A.S. Degree in Information Technology.

The Certificate Program serves as preparation for the Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) examinations, as well as the CompTIA Network+ and Security+ exams. It meets the training needs of those entering the workforce for the first time, those re-entering the job market, or those who are currently employed and seeking a career change.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of networking technologies including Addressing, Protocol, Services, Monitoring, Name Resolution, Design, Wireless and Standard.
  • Demonstrate adequate knowledge of implementing networking systems (Networking Operating System (NOS), Physical Devices, Security tools and Troubleshooting Hardware/Software).
  • Demonstrate skills required to manage Network Resources including User Accounts, policies, permission WORKGROUP, Domain elements, Security and recovery.

Certificate Requirements(16 credits)

Code Name Credits
CIS 106 Linux Fundamentals 1
CIS 180 Networking Essentials 3
CIS 281 Network Administration I 3
CIS 282 Network Administration II 3
CIS 283 Networking Infrastructure 3
CIS 286 Networking Security Fundamentals 3

Total Credits 16