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 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.

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

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer hardware and software.
  • Demonstrate basic level of competency in programming and logic skills.
  • Utilize web technologies.
  • Present conclusions effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Administer and maintain a computer network.
  • Work effectively in teams.
  • Apply the skills that are the focus of this program to business scenarios.

Core Courses

Credit Hours

 

CIS 174

LAN Administration: Windows Client or

 

 

CIS 177

Introduction to Linux

3

#

CIS 277

Windows Command Processing

3

#

CIS 310

Data Communications & Networking2

3

 

 

Selections from one concentration

6-9

CISCO Internetworking Certification Concentration (C1)
(CIS.CSO.CERT)

 

CIS 176

LAN Administration: Windows Server or

 

#

CIS 179

Linux System Administration

3

#

CIS 312

Internetworking, Routing and Switching

3

 

 

 

6-9

Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional Concentration - MCITP (C2)
(CIS.ITP.CERT)

 

CIS 176

LAN Administration: Windows Server

3

#

CIS 222

Administering Network Infrastructure

3

#

CIS 224

Managing a Network Environment

3

 

 

 

6-9

Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional Concentration Advanced- MCITP (C3)3
(CIS.ITA.CERT)

#

CIS 178

Administering Web Servers

3

#

CIS 226

Advanced Network Security

3

#

CIS 228

Administering Directory Services

3

 

 

 

6-9

Certified Internet Web Master - CIW Administration Concentration (C4)
(CIS.WBM.CERT)

#

CIS 158

Introduction to the World Wide Web

1

#

CIS 178

Administering Web Servers

3

#

CIS 220

Introduction to Network Security

3

 

 

 

6-9

Wireless Network Management Certificate Concentration - CWNA (C5)
(CIS.WNM.CERT)

 

CIS 176

LAN Administration: Windows Server or

 

#

CIS 179

Linux System Administration

3

 

CIS 236

Introduction to Wireless LAN Administration

 

3

 

 

 

6-9

Internet and Network Security Concentration (C6)4
(CIS.STY.CERT)

#

CIS 220

Introduction to Network Security

3

#

CIS 226

Advanced Network Security

3

 

 

 

6-9

Database Administrator - DBA Concentration (C9)
(CIS.DTB.CERT)

#

CIS 167

Microsoft Access II

3

 

CIS 176

LAN Administration: Windows Server

3

#

CIS 278

Database Management Systems

3

 

 

 

6-9

 

 

Total credits required

15-18

See CIS course descriptions.

1CIS 105◊ and CIS 106◊ 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.

Coordinator: Mike McGuire, Ext. 3716