Emphasizes internetworking hardware and prepares students to pass the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) exam. Coursework trains students to build and maintain the equipment infrastructure and communication protocol structure necessary to support computer and communications networks.
Salary: $35,200–$57,190 / year (Nevada)
Career Outlook: Growth will be much faster than average
Good To Know: WNC is a CISCO Regional Academy. Companies will continue to invest heavily in their computer systems because of productivity gains and investment returns.
The purpose of the Network Support Technician certificate is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in their chosen careers.
A minimum of 33–35 total credits chosen from the following categories:
Program Requirements26 Units (Credits)
|CIT 161||Essentials of Information Security||3|
|CIT 263||Introduction to IT Project Management||3|
|CSCO 120||CCNA Internetworking Fundamentals||4|
|CSCO 121||CCNA Routing Protocols and Concepts||4|
|CSCO 130||Fundamentals of Wireless LANs||4|
|CSCO 220||CCNA LAN Switching and Wireless Fundamentals||4|
|CSCO 221||CCNA WAN Fundamentals||4|
General Education Requirements7-9 Units (Credits)
Must include a writing course
|Human Relations Requirement||1-3|
Suggested Course Sequence
Program Requirements: 33–35 Credits. Please see a counselor or academic advisor for more information.
First Semester: 17 Credits
Second Semester: 16–18 Credits
|Human Relations Course||1–3|