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).

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

  • administer and maintain a computer network;
  • configure and deploy network protocols and appliances;
  • plan and design network topologies; and
  • control traffic, access and security on networks.

Expected Background/Prerequisite Coursework: CIS 101◊ or equivalent experience.

Last Update Effective: 8/20/17

Core Courses

Credit Hours


CIS 174

Windows Client-Server System Administration or



CIS 177

Introduction to Linux



CIS 210◊

Data Communications & Networking2



CIS 212

Internetworking, Routing and Switching



CIS 214

Scaling and Connecting Networks



CIS 236

Introduction to Wireless LAN Administration



CIS 277

Command Processing and Scripting




Total credits required


See CIS course descriptions.

Coordinator: David Anderson, Ext. 3349

See CIS course descriptions.

Coordinator: David Anderson, Ext. 3968

Gainful Employment

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