Network Administration and Cybersecurity

Career Certificate
Cost
$2,464*

Keep networks secure from intrusion

Configure, assess and troubleshoot

Learn how to keep networks secure from outside intrusion and how to secure evidence if network security has been breached.

A Network Administration and Security Certificate takes four semesters and prepares you for a career in designing and administering computer networks. You gain skills needed to run a secure IT environment, including how to:

  • configure systems and software
  • maintain networked devices, software and systems
  • troubleshoot networking devices, protocols and servers
  • assess cybersecurity threats
  • design defenses

What can you do with a Network Administration and Security Certificate?

This certificate prepares you to work in programming, computer science or related fields.

Expand your skillset with stackable certificates

The 38 college credits you earn with your certificate in Network Administration and Cybersecurity can all apply to an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) (63-65 credits), especially the Network Administration and Cybersecurity specialty option. That’s one way to stack this certificate toward another credential.

You can also earn a second certificate, upgrading or expanding your skillset. Choose a certificate combination that matches your interests and career goals:

Highlights

  • Stackable Credentials

    Earn and learn as you go with stackable credentials.
  • WIOA Program

  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Career Certificate

    Earn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
  • Program Length: 1.5 Years

    Full-time students can complete in 1.5 years.

Career Outlook

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.


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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CLC 120 2
    CIT 131 3
    CIT 132 3
    CIT 139 3
    • Course Code CLC 120
      Course Title
      Credits 2
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 131
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 132
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 139
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CIT 133 3
    CIT 151 3
    CIT 152 3
    CIT 159 3
    • Course Code CIT 133
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 151
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 152
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 159
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CIT 252 3
    CIT 162 3
    • Course Code CIT 252
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 162
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    CIT 253 3
    CIT 254 3
    CIT 261 3
    • Course Code CIT 253
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 254
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code CIT 261
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours

38


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Computer Information Technology at CLC

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