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NETWORK ADMINISTRATION

Program Overview

This 12 credit-hour certificate program provides students with experience in Cisco, Linux, Microsoft, and network security administration. These courses will help students prepare for Cisco CCENT, CompTIA, Linux+ and Security+, and Microsoft MTA certification exams, as well as qualify for entry-level jobs as network support specialists. Students must have CompTIA+ and Network+ certification or similar experience before specializing in network administration. See the IT Support Technician Certificate for entry-level courses.

F = Fall only course S = Spring only course U = Summer only course

Program Requirements

F = Fall only course, S = Spring only course, U = Summer only course

Required:

Number Course Title Credits
NET 240  F   3

DescriptionThis course is only offered in the fall term.

Provides students with a comprehensive introduction to Linux administration. Includes architecture, installation, commands, file systems, data management, user interfaces, administrative tasks, system services, networking, and security.

Prerequisite: NET 121 with a grade of C or better.

Class Schedule:  Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

NET 260  F   3

DescriptionThis course is only offered in the fall term.

Provides students with a comprehensive introduction to Windows Server administration. Includes installation, server roles, Active Directory, storage, performance and maintenance.

Prerequisite: NET 121 with a grade of C or better.

Class Schedule:  Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

NET 270  S   3

DescriptionThis course is only offered in the spring term.

Provides students with a comprehensive introduction to Cisco networking, switches, and routers. Includes network access, IP connectivity, IP services, security, and management automation.

Prerequisite: NET 121 with a grade of C or better.

Class Schedule:  Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

NET 280  S   3

DescriptionThis course is only offered in the spring term.

Provides students with a comprehensive hands-on overview of IT security including network security, compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control, identity management and cryptography.

Prerequisite: NET 121 or NET 122 with a grade of C or better.

Class Schedule:  Summer 2020 | Fall 2020

Gainful Employment

Non-financial aid eligible program.
Last Updated: 7/15/20