The Certificate in Computer Systems and Network Technologies provides the education and skills required to configure, install, manage, and administer computer systems and basic network infrastructures. The broad goal of this program is for graduates to be able to support, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade hardware, install software, implement network security, and perform network administrative duties.
Students who complete the Certificate in Computer Systems and Network Technologies are expected to achieve these learning outcomes:
Create and manage files and folders on a computer
Install, configure, optimize, secure, and manage a Windows operating system
Apply effective troubleshooting processes to identify and remedy problems with hardware and networks
Install and configure various hardware, peripherals, expansion cards, RAM, and devices
Setup, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain a wired and wireless network
Setup security and intrusion detection systems and mitigate various threats and attacks in a network environment
Computer Systems and Network Technologies Certificate Program – Topics Include:
Computer technology, installation and configuration
Virtualization, desktop imaging, and hardware systems and architectures
Computer hardware systems and architectures
Local Area Networking (LAN), Internet connectivity, and security
Wired networks, wireless networking, and network configuration
*All courses within the program transfer into the Associate of Science in Integrated Technologies degree program.
*Courses are aligned with the requirements of CompTIA’s A+ and Network+ certification.