17-150-5 Technical Certificate
Campus: Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior
The Networking Professional certificate is designed to give information technology professionals a path to complete industry certification while advancing their skills. Students should have experience in information technology or broadband technologies.
Friendly, skilled instructors with an emphasis on a hands-on teaching environment will teach the courses. Topics within the certificate will help prepare the student for industry certification in the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA).
As a Networking Professional certificate student, you should be near completion, or have completed a degree in information technology or broadband technologies or be employed in the industry.
Preparation for Admission
As a student in this certificate, you should strive to reach a comfort level in the following courses or skills:
- Network hardware configuration
- Router setup and configuration
- Switch configuration
- Network management
- Operating system management
Employers will expect you, after completing this certificate, to:
- Configure hardware and software
- Plan and implement routers into TCP/IP network infrastructure
- Plan, implement, and support wired and wireless networks