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Department: Information Technology
Total Credit Hours: 18 credits
What is Networking (Routing & Switching), C.S.?
The Certificate of Specialization in Networking is part of our Cisco Networking Academy. It focuses on preparing students for the Cisco Certified Entry Level Technician (CCENT) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications, teaching students the skills necessary to program routers and switches and to design, implement and troubleshoot enterprise networks. You'll learn the fundamentals of networking, routing and switching in our state-of-the-art lab by working on real equipment.
Network Administrators in Missouri earn on average $86,565 annually. Network Engineers earn on average $106,465. Network Administrators with higher levels of experience earn $122,633.
Sources: Robert Half Technology Salary Guide
Exceptional performers can earn in excess of $123,633.
|Core Course Requirements (28 credits)|
|IT 151||CCNA1 (Introduction to Networks)||4|
|IT 152||CCNA2 (Switching, Routing, Wireless Essentials)||4|
|IT 153||CCNA3 (Enterprise Networking, Security, Automation)||4|
|IT 154||Microsoft Networking||3|
|IT 251||CCNP Enterprise Routing and Services||4|
|IT 110||Windows Desktop Operating Systems||3|
|IT 140||Programming for System Administrators||3|
|IT 130||Introduction to Linux||3|
|Total Required Hours: 28 credits|
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