Network and System Administration

Network and System Administration

Boost Your IT Career

Network and system administrators work in a fast-paced, challenging area of technology that designs, builds, integrates, maintains and secures local area networks. In this certificate program, you'll learn cutting-edge skills in designing and supporting server systems and related software, as well as how to provide exceptional end-user support for all local area network (LAN) applications.

The Network and System Administration Certificate consists of 18 Credit Hours to give you a strong background in the systems you'll work with in the field.

Plan of Study

First Semester

  • NET-122 - Computer Hardware Basics* (3)
  • NET-321 - Windows Networking* (3)
  • NET-165 - Network Plus*

9 Credit Hours

Second Semester

  • NET-174 - LAN Administration* (3)
  • NET-235 - CCNA Cisco 1* (3)

6 Credit Hours

Third Semester

  • NET-400 - Linux Networking* (3)
    *Minimum grade of C- for graduation

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