This certificate is focused on networking, allowing students to develop a high level of expertise and to earn an industry-recognized network certification. The program can be taken day or evening.

Curriculum Abbreviations
  • CL – Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
  • LAB – Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
  • CR – Number of credit hours for the course
Course Title CL LAB CR
IST 154C Introduction to Networks 2 2 3
IST 254C Switching, Routing & Wireless Essentials 2 2 3
IST 256C Enterprise, Networking, Security & Automation 2 2 3
Total Credits       9

Upon successful testing, graduates are in demand for professional networking positions and can continue their education with NHTI’s Information Technology – VoIP certificate.

Graduates can enter into the following professions (not an inclusive list): entry-level help desk technician, help desk technician, entry-level network technician, and network technician. Students who complete these courses will be eligible to test for the worldwide industry-recognized certificate Cisco Certified Network Associate.

  • Department Chair

    Aaron Conn

    Business Administration | Hospitality and Tourism Management | Information Technology | Sport, Recreation and Tourism Studies
    Department Chair
    Sweeney 306
  • Adjunct Professor

    Mike Cressey, BS

    Information Technology
    Adjunct Professor

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