Program Overview:

Network Systems Certificate Program

This program is discontinued as of May 10, 2016, and will no longer admit new students. Current students may continue in the program until completion.

The Network Systems post-baccalaureate certificate is designed for students looking to advance their careers in the telecommunications and networking fields. Course work includes basic telecommunication concepts, conceptual and actual experience with local area networks (LAN) and internetworking (WAN), network security and global implications. Real-world projects are assigned in each course, including a case study project requiring hands-on involvement with the material.

Program Goals

Network Systems post-baccalaureate certificate students will:

  • Develop technical skills needed to support and maintain computer networks
  • Be able to determine the hardware and software needs for local area network (LAN) and internetworking (WAN), including the start-up issues involved
  • Take the course requirements necessary to enroll in advanced-level computer information systems courses and education programs

Required Courses

Students are required to take the following courses:

  • CIS 130 Tools of the World Wide Web
  • CIS 313 Telecom and Computer Networks
  • CIS 345 Information Security
  • CIS 390 Wireless Communications

Additional Information

Students should have some general knowledge of computers and access to high-speed internet.