Enter the thriving fields of networking, computer support and data communications with a Computer Networking Certificate from Montco. Our 30-credit program prepares you to pursue a job as an entry-level network engineer, administrator or computer support technician.

Program outcomes
  • Analyze and solve computer hardware and software problems;
  • Apply critical thinking, team building, and problem solving skills to design and implement a local area network configuration;
  • Describe OSI layers, their functionality, and maintain a LAN;
  • Program and configure Cisco switches;
  • Program and configure Cisco routers;
  • Design, implement, evaluate and maintain a WAN.

Graduates are prepared to take appropriate certification exams, including:

  • A+
  • Network+
  • Microsoft MTA

With Montco’s Computer Networking Certificate you are on your way to a career in networking. You can also continue your education and earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Computer Networking-Network Administration at Montco.

Program Curriculum

CIS 113 PC Maintenance and Support 3
CIS 141 Introduction to Linux 3
CIS 142 or CIS 172B Linux Administration or Connecting Networks 3
CIS 155, CIS 1101 or CIS 111 PC Applications on Networks, Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming or Computer Science I: Programming and Concepts 3
CIS 158 Windows Server Administration and Support 3
CIS 170 Introduction to Networks 3
CIS 171 Routing and Switching Essentials 3
CIS 172 Scaling Networks 3
CIS 257 Network Planning, Project Management and Implementation 3
CIS 258 Advanced Windows Server Administration and Support 3
Total Program Credits: 30

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