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Certificate

Networking

Students learn networking theory, planning, design, installation, support, troubleshooting, and administration of a wired and wireless network through the use of lecture and hands-on labs. This certificate provides knowledge and experience for various industry recognized certification exams.

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Requirements
CoursesCredits
ENL108   Critical Reading & Thinking
(or satisfactory Basic Skills Assessment Score)
 
3
BIT113   Microcomputer Hardware
 
3
BIT115   IT: Windows Desktop Operating Systems
 
3
BIT187   Introduction to Networks (Cisco 1)
 
3
BIT248
BIT248L
  Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials (Cisco 2)
 
4
BIT249
BIT249L
  Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation (Cisco 3)
 
4
BIT252
Bit252L
  Connecting Networks (Cisco 4)
 
4
BIT237   Windows Server Administration
 
3
Total Credits 24–27

Completion of a program is based on full time enrollment. Many of our students attend part time and may not complete within the one year timeline.

Upon successful completion of the Information Technology Networking certificate, students are able to:

  • Read, write, discuss, and think critically about topics and ideas in information and/or office technology.
  • Analyze ethical issues and apply ethical standards in the performance of responsibilities in a variety of information and office technology careers.
  • Work with teams in an information or office technology setting.
  • Synthesize information from documentation and users to solve business problems and provide customer service.
  • Obtain entry-level positions in the networking field.
  • Continue in the Information Technology associate degree program.

Students completing the Information Technology Networking certificate are well trained to work as network technicians and network administrators. Students are encouraged to build on the certificate program to earn a degree at the College.

Full Time Faculty

Louis Beco
email: lbeco@capecod.edu
phone: 774.330.4398


Andrea Lyons
email: alyons@capecod.edu
phone: 774.330.4743