The Information Technology Networking Certificate Program consists of seven courses which provide students with a strong background in PC and Windows Server essentials. Students will complete four semesters of the CISCO Academy and be prepared to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification exam (CCNA) as well as a MIcrosoft Technology Associate exam when completed.

This program is available days and evenings.

This program is financial aid eligible. To be eligible for federal financial aid, students must submit an official, final high school transcript, or the equivalent documentation that demonstrates high school completion, to the NHTI Admissions Office.

Information Technology Networking Certificate

Course NumberCourse TitleCLLABCR
IST 104CPC/Mobile Hardware & Networking223
IST 154CIntroduction to Networks223
IST 180CCloud Services and Windows Server223
IST 254CSwitching, Routing & Wireless Essentials223
IST 256CEnterprise, Networking, Security & Automation223
IST 263CNetwork Security223
IST xxxCIT Elective223
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

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Test for the worldwide industry­ recognized certification, CCNA Routing and Switching
  • Have strong, marketable skills related to networking
  • Demonstrate professional behavior, critical thinking and problem solving, and the ability to work with and manage a group

of students qualify for financial aid