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Networking Professional

Technical Certificate

15 Credits | 2 Years

New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior

Career Cluster: Information Technology

The Networking Professional certificate is intended to give information technology students and professionals a path to industry certification. You should be an information technology student or professional to pursue this certificate.

Program Overview

This certificate consists of completion of four Cisco courses with a 3.00 or better. You will be proud to have achieved this recognition whether you are a program student or an IT professional.

Program Outcomes

Networking Professional graduates will be able to:

  • Configure hardware and software
  • Plan and implement routers into TCP/IP network infrastructure
  • Plan, implement and support wired and wireless networks


Networking Professional is available at the Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake and Superior campuses. 

Experienced Instructors

You'll learn from skilled instructors who have years of industry experience. 


Prepare yourself for the CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA Wireless and CISCO CCENT certifications.

Industry Partners

WITC is affiliated with the following industry partners providing students with access to a variety of materials and software: Cisco, CompTIA, Microsoft, and VMware


The program is comprised of courses such as Cisco Introduction to Networks, Cisco Scaling Networks, Wireless LANs and more. 

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Featured Network Professional Courses

| 3 CR
Cisco CCNA 4 Connecting Networks(CN), This course discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Configure, verify and troubleshoot: HDLC, PPP, PPPoE, virtual private networks (VPNs), eBGP in a single-homed, IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs, SNMP monitoring, SPAN, QoS, and describe Cloud Computing, IOT and Network Programmability in an enterprise network architecture. At the completion of this course student may achieve a discount voucher for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification exam. PREREQUISITES: 10150112 Cisco CCNA 3 Scaling Networks.
| 3 CR
Description: In this course students will study the fundamentals of radio frequency (RF) and 802.11 technologies. They will be installing configuring, monitoring, securing and troubleshooting wireless devices. These skills will be applied to autonomous systems and wireless LAN controllers (WLC) to support business requirement. Site surveys will be conducted. Testing of secured implementations, identifying rouge devices and identify wireless attacks will be studied. This course will cover materials found on the Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND) exam for the CCNA Wireless certification. PREREQUISITE: 10150113 Cisco CCNA 2 Routing and Switching Essentials
| 3 CR
Cisco CCNA 2 Routing and Switching Essentials (RSE) covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure, device management, switch ports, security, VLANs, Static and Dynamic routing, DHCP (v4 and v6), NAT and ACLs on routers and switches. At the completion of this course student may achieve a discount voucher for the CCENT certification exam. PREREQUISITE: 10150111 Cisco CCNA 1 Introduction to Networks.

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WITC has a simple admission process that can be completed in one visit. Simply fill out an application form. That's it!

Tuition and Fees

WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.

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Estimated Total Program Costs 2019-20*

Networking Professional

15 Credits | 2 Years


$116 for books (including tax)

*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented. 

After the WITC Networking Professional Program

Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Networking Professional technical certificate. 

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Transfer Options

Transfer your WITC credits to a four-year college in Wisconsin to obtain your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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WITC's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220


Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195


New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339


Superior Admissions Contact

Mary Glad

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243



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