Division of Career Education

Network Management Certificate

Curriculum C407M (formerly C307H)

The Network Management certificate is designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain an entry-level position in the growing specialty of network planning, installation, security and administration. The certificate may be repeated by completing six to nine credit hours in a different concentration. Courses are preparatory for industry certification exams as listed.

Expected background: CIS 101, Introduction to Computer Science. 

Core Courses:
Credit Hours
CIS 174
LAN Administration: Windows Client or

# CIS 177
Introduction to UNIX
3
# CIS 277
Microcomputer Operating System
3
# CIS 225
Local Area Networks or1,2

# CIS 310
Data Communications & Networking2
3

Selections from one concentration
6-9


CISCO CERTIFICATION CONCENTRATION - CCNA (C1)
# CIS 312
Internetworking, Routing and Switching
3
CIS 176
LAN Administration: Windows Server or

# CIS 179
Advanced UNIX
3


MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR CONCENTRATION - MCSA (C2)
CIS 176
LAN Administration: Windows Server
3
# CIS 222
Administering Network Infrastructure
3
# CIS 224
Managing a Network Environment
3


MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SYSTEM ENGINEER CONCENTRATION - MCSE (C3)3
# CIS 178
Administering Web Servers
3
# CIS 226
Advanced Network Security
3
# CIS 228
Administering Directory Services
3


CERTIFIED INTERNET WEB MASTER - CIW ADMINISTRATION CONCENTRATION (C4)
# CIS 158
Introduction to the World Wide Web
1
# CIS 178
Administering Web Servers
3
# CIS 220
Introduction to Network Security
3


WIRELESS NETWORK MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE CONCENTRATION - CWNA (C5)
CIS 176
LAN Administration: Windows Server or



CIS 179
# CIS 179
Advanced UNIX
3
CIS 236
Introduction to Wireless LAN Administration
3


INTERNET AND NETWORK SECURITY CONCENTRATION (C6)4
# CIS 220
Introduction to Network Security
3
# CIS 226
Advanced Network Security
3


DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR - DBA CONCENTRATION (C9)
# CIS 167
Advanced Database Management Software
2
CIS 176
LAN Administration: Windows Server
3
# CIS 278
Database Management Systems
3


MICROSOFT CERTIFIED DESKTOP SUPPORT TECHNICIAN - MCDST CONCENTRATION (C10)5
CIS 101
Introduction to Computer Science
3
# CIS 150
Computer Systems Application
3
Total credits required
15-18
Coordinator: Eric Bell, Ext. 3349

Area of Concentration

Additional Information: See CIS course descriptions Page 145. 1CIS 201, CIS 205 and CIS 225 prepares the student for Comptia's A+ certification exam.2Prepares the student for the Comptia Network+ certification exam.3Students must first complete the Microsoft Certified System Administrator - MCSA (C2) certification.4Prepares the students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam.  5Prepares the students for the Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician (MCDST) certification exam.