Prepare for an entry-level credential in network support or administration.

This is a G3 program. Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.

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Program Information

The Network+ program is designed for entry-level computer support professionals to increase your knowledge of networking concepts and acquire the skills to progress to a career in network support or administration. Primary learning objectives include defining basic networking concepts including network services, physical connections, topologies and architecture and cloud connectivity; describing routing technologies and networking devices; deploying ethernet solutions and configuring wireless technologies; monitoring and optimizing networks to ensure business continuity; applying security concepts to protect networks against threats; and troubleshooting common cable, connectivity and software issues related to networking. Upon completion, students are eligible to sit for the Network+ credential exam offered by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).

Note: Follow the career pathway for information technology, which begins with A+, continues to Network+ and finishes with Security+. These programs result in stackable credentials that are designed to build upon the knowledge and skills of one another.

Contact Hours: 60

Take the Next Steps

Complete the Workforce Services Student Questionnaire.

Register for and attend a Funding Information Session.

Check the schedule page to see when this program is next offered.

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