Network Management Certificate

Curriculum CIS.NTM.CERT (C407M)

The Network Management certificate is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain an entry-level position in network planning, installation, security and administration. The certificate prepares students for CISCO networking certifications, including CISCO Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and CISCO Administrator (CCNA).

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Network Management Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • describe network topologies, routers, switches and protocols in order to design a network;
  • demonstrate an approach to implement wired and wireless LAN’s, Internetworks and VPN’s (Virtual Private Networks) to enable communications and access to share resources;
  • analyze network traffic to troubleshoot network equipment; and
  • demonstrate script development in order to maintain a network.

Expected Background/Prerequisite Coursework:

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 101Computer Systems & Business Applications

3 credits

OR

equivalent experience

Core Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 174Windows Client-Server Systems Administration

3 credits

OR

CIS 177Introduction to Linux

3 credits

 

CIS 210Data Communications & Networking Fundamentals #

3 credits

CIS 212Internetworking, Routing and Switching #

3 credits

CIS 214Scaling and Connecting Networks #

3 credits

CIS 236Introduction to Wireless LAN Administration

3 credits

CIS 277Command Processing and Scripting #

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 18

See CIS course descriptions.

Coordinator: Michael Henson, Ext. 3354