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Computer Networking Certificate

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About Computer Networking

Maintaining and upgrading networks is essential for even the smallest of networks to ensure proper operation. Computer networking offers businesses, schools, small and large corporations, and families several benefits including faster access to more information, improved communication and collaboration, and more convenient access to software tools. Students in this program gain an understanding of how networks actually work and how they are used in many businesses today. Students move from the basics of computer networking to advanced network issues and implementations. This challenging and exciting program gives students the tools and the information for potential employment in the IT and network service fields.

Course Number Class Title Credit Hours
NET 101
Foundations of Networking
5
NET 110
TCP/IP and Subnetting
5
NET 130
Network Administration
5
NET 150
Maintaining Networks
5
NET 200
Information Security Foundations
5
IST 200
IT Portfolio Presentation
5
DES 150
Project Management
5
Total 35

Computer Networking Certificate Program Gainful Employment Disclosures

Study this program at:

Online
Atascadero
Oxnard
San Luis Obispo
Santa Maria

Program Highlights:

• Maintain and Upgrade Computer Networks
• Troubleshooting and Repair
• LAN’s & WAN’s
• Network Hardware
• Network Security

Potential Careers:

Computer Technician
Network Support Specialist
Business Systems Analyst
Information Systems Manager

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Career Summary:

Computer Networking professionals 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. They also perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer and Information Systems Managers
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SOC Code: 11-3021.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer Systems Analysts
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SOC Code: 15-1121.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Information Security Analysts
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 15-1122.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Database Administrators
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SOC Code: 15-1141.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 15-1142.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer Network Architects
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SOC Code: 15-1143.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer User Support Specialists
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SOC Code: 15-1151.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer Network Support Specialists
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 15-1152.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
ONET Link: ONET Online
SOC Code: 15-1199.01

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
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SOC Code: 15-1199.02

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Database Architects
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SOC Code: 15-1199.06

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
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SOC Code: 25-1194.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer Operators
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SOC Code: 43-9011.00

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC):
Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers
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SOC Code: 49-2011.00