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Career Outlook CIS Professional Certificate in Networking

Business Division
Certificate E0716

The CIS Professional Certificate in Networking program is designed to prepare students for a career in the computer networking industry. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that prepare students to design, implement, and manage the heterogeneous corporate network. The network administration courses emphasize network operating systems, network infrastructure and data communications. Students will acquire the skills to install and administer a Windows network, Virtualization, Active Directory, group policy, file system security, DNS, DHCP, Linux Networking, Cisco routers, switches, network infrastructure, access control list, Virtual LAN (VLAN) and VLAN routing. Individual courses will help students prepare for related industry certification exams such as Network+, Microsoft MCITP, Cisco CCNA and Red Hat RHCSA. Opportunities available upon completion of this certificate include entry-level and mid-management positions in Network Administration.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Network and Computer Systems Administrators

      Network and Computer Systems Administrators

      SOC Career Code: 15-1142.00

      Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $72.69

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $94,657.25
      Annual Job Openings
      3,458

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Computer Network Support Specialists

      Computer Network Support Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1152.00

      Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $58.66

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $71,164.92
      Annual Job Openings
      2,173

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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  • CIS Professional Certificate in Networking

    Business Division
    Certificate E0716

    The CIS Professional Certificate in Networking program is designed to prepare students for a career in the computer networking industry. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that prepare students to design, implement, and manage the heterogeneous corporate network. The network administration courses emphasize network operating systems, network infrastructure and data communications. Students will acquire the skills to install and administer a Windows network, Virtualization, Active Directory, group policy, file system security, DNS, DHCP, Linux Networking, Cisco routers, switches, network infrastructure, access control list, Virtual LAN (VLAN) and VLAN routing. Individual courses will help students prepare for related industry certification exams such as Network+, Microsoft MCITP, Cisco CCNA and Red Hat RHCSA. Opportunities available upon completion of this certificate include entry-level and mid-management positions in Network Administration.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    CISN 11Telecommunications Networking3
    CISN 11LTelecommunications/Networking Laboratory0.5
    CISN 24Window Server Network and Security Administration3
    CISN 24LWindow Server Network and Security Administration Laboratory0.5
    CISN 34Linux Networking and Security3
    CISN 34LLinux Networking and Security Laboratory0.5
    CISN 51Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing3
    CISN 51LCisco CCNA Networking and Routing Laboratory0.5
    Total Units14

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