IT Network Technician

IT Network Technician

Technical Diploma

The IT Network Technician Technical Diploma is designed to give the student the skills necessary to support Local Area Networks. With this diploma the student will be able to manage, configure and troubleshoot common network infrastructure issues, to include network switching, IP routing, IP services, network device security, and acquire a solid foundation in IP addressing. This diploma will prepare the student for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) exam 100-101 ICND1.

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Program Outline

Course # Course Title Credits
1015014500 Networking 3 3.00
Description and Competencies

This is the third course in the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification series. This course will cover advanced routing protocols, WAN concepts, VPN and IPsec concepts, Network design and management, and Network virtualization and automation. Prerequisite: 1015013000 Networking 2 (B or better).

Competencies
10150145C01 Networking 3A

This course will introduce the student to advanced routing protocols to include Single Area- OSPFv2 and various WAN configurations. Prerequisite: 10150130C05 Networking 2E (B or better).

1.00
10150145C02 Networking 3B

This course will look at advanced security concepts to control traffic into and out of the network. It will have a high concentration on the use of Access Control Lists and how and where to implement them. Prerequisite: 10150130C05 Networking 2E (B or better).

0.50
10150145C03 Networking 3C

This course will look at Virtual Private Networks (VPN), IP Security (IPsec), and Quality of Service (QoS) and how to configure and implement these services. Prerequisite: 10150130C05 Networking 2E (B or better).

0.50
10150145C04 Networking 3D

In this course students will investigate how to design, manage and troubleshoot an enterprise network infrastructure. Prerequisite: 10150130C05 Networking 2E (B or better).

0.50
10150145C05 Networking 3E

This course will investigate network virtualization and automation and how they can be utilized in an enterprise network infrastructure. Prerequisite: 10150130C05 Networking 2E (B or better).

0.50

At A Glance

How You'll Learn

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Online Classes

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Multiple Start Dates

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Flexible Pace


2022 Start Dates

January 5 May 2 September 6
February 7 June 6 October 3
March 1 July 11 November 7


2023 Start Dates

January 9 May 8
February 6 June 5
March 6 July 3

 

What is Competency-Based Education?

Competency-Based Education (CBE) is learning at your own pace by mastering competencies through demonstration. Once all competencies for a program have been assessed and mastered, students will earn a certificate, diploma, or degree.

Approximate Cost

$2,264*

*Based on 10-level courses—materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Support basic computer networks
  • Support client systems
  • Utilize network operating systems
  • Apply basic IT security principles

Your Potential Careers

  • Information Technology Network

Median Annual Salary

$57,379 $66,428 $62,761
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