Network Specialist Program

 Computer and Information Techology

The Certificate of Competency (CCT) for the Network Specialist Program prepares the students for both portions of the CompTIA A+ exam. In addition, the program also prepares students to sit for the CompTIA Network+ certificate exam.

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Network Specialist Program

Navigator Office Hours: 
Mon - Fri: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Office Number:  (602) 286-8633

Information Session: Thursdays, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. (reserve your seat)

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With the CompTIA certifications, you will be able to fill roles as computer support specialists, network technicians, PC repair technicians, helpdesk technicians and tech support representatives.** 

You also may take advantage of career services to gain skills in interviewing, resume writing, looking for a job and other career guidance. Through these services you will be better prepared to complete successful interviews and attain employment. 

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Program Locations

Central City Campus 

Program Cost

Certificate of Competency - Computer Support Specialist:  $3,780*

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The Certificate of Competency (CCT) in Network Support Specialist provides training for those interested in working with Cisco network and Internet hardware with a particular emphasis on securing networks from threats and vulnerabilities. Knowledge and skills are developed to install, configure, and maintain Cisco routers and switches; configure routing protocols, ad Local Area Networks (LANs); troubleshoot problems with various hardware and software configurations; perform administrative tasks in a network. Specific skills in maintaining integrity, accountability, and confidentiality of data are also developed. Taught by Cisco Certified professionals using the Cisco Network Academy program curriculum, courses are designed to help prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Security examinations.

Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Additional college certifications in Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), as well as an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration, also are available.

Program Number Completion Time*      Program Costs*
Network Specialist Program      1168 (Day) | 1169 (Night)    366 hr | 4 mo      $3,780

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*Months based on 24 hours a week/4 weeks a month. Actual completion times may vary. Costs include tuition, lab and estimated book fees. Amount based on current estimates and will vary. A separate $15 Registration Fee will be charged per academic year. 

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