Network Administration, Career Studies Certificate
The Network Administration Career Studies Certificate is designed to provide students with the knowledge to administer local area networks.
The Network Administration Career Studies Certificate and CISCO CCNA Training provide students with the knowledge to administer local area networks.
A QUALITY EDUCATION
This is a one-year (two semesters) program with courses and training including active directory, server administration, router and network basics and configurations (ICND1) CISCO, switching and WAN technologies, virtual infrastructure and Linux system management. The student will be exposed to the theory and practice of network administration enabling them to manage enterprise critical resources.
In addition to acquiring broad knowledge of network administration, students in the program will be prepared for the exams to earn CompTIA Network +, CISCO Certified Technician (CCT) and CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications. They will also acquire the communications, problem solving and teamwork skills necessary to succeed in their chosen career.
Key Skills Learned
- Basic networking installation, supporting, repairing, and troubleshooting
- Identify physical and logical topologies, common networking standards and popular networking protocols, and network connectivity
- Demonstrate the installation, configuration, key concepts, utilization and purpose of a network server.
- Demonstrate installation, configuration, and administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Active Directory components
- Understand installation, configuration, administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting of Network Infrastructure services
- Demonstrate problem solving experience to supplement instruction in Networking Fundamentals-CISCO
- Knowledge to install operate and troubleshoot a small to medium sized branch office enterprise network
- Knowledge of configuring wireless devices, configuring VLANS, connecting to WAN and implementing network security
- Demonstrate knowledge in LAN segmentation
- Demonstrate knowledge in network management
- Understand installation, configuration, and administration of the Linux OS and emphasizes the use of Linux as a network client and workstation
Why complete this training?
This program will prepare those students interested in a career in network administration.
PAYING FOR COLLEGE
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CISCO Training Available Spring 2021
ITN 154 - Network Fundamentals, Router Basics, and Configuration (ICND1) - Cisco
Provides instruction in the fundamentals of networking environments, the basics of router operations, and basic router configuration. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 Hours. 4 credits
ITN 155 - Switching, Wireless, and WAN Technologies (ICND2) - Cisco
Provides the skills and knowledge to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small-to-medium sized branch office enterprise network, including configuring several switches and routers, configuring wireless devices, configuring VLANS, connecting to a WAN, and implementing network security. Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 Hours. 4 credits
- Complete the training online
- Instructor/Student Engagement Integrated Curriculum