Network Technology and Administration Certificate Program
Course Title Course Number Semester Taken Credits Prerequisites
Introduction to Networking CIT162 3 CIT110 or CIT112 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
Routers and Routing Basics CIT167 3 CIT162
Switching Basics and Intermediate Routing CIT267 3 CIT167
WAN Technologies CIT274 3 CIT267
MS Windows Server Admin/Lab CIT282 4 CIT162; pre/co-req CIT268
Linux Administration/Lab CIT270 4 CIT162
Networking Security CIT264 3 CIT162
Wireless Technology CIT262 3 CIT162
PC Hardware CIT182 3
Total Credits 29

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Program Overview

This program prepares students to maintain network hardware and software so that people within the organization receive timely and accurate information. The program prepares students to connect users to the company’s computer system, by using cable, fiber optics, or wireless communications. It prepares students to identify, document, solve problems, and recommend system improvements, based on user needs and technological advances.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program may qualify to become network administrators, responsible for day-to-day network operations, and for other entry-level network positions.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.bhcc.mass.edu/ certificate-programs.

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Set up, maintain, and support networks for small and medium sized businesses.
  • Qualify to take the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Examination, the Comp TIA Network+ and Comp TIA A+ Certification examinations, the Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA) examination and the Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) examination.