IT Network Technician

Technical Diploma

About the IT Network Technician Program

Provides student the skills necessary to support Local and Wide Area Networks. Students will be able to manage, configure and troubleshoot common network infrastructure issues, including network switching, IP routing, IP services, network device security.  Students will acquire a solid foundation in IP addressing.  This diploma will prepare the student for the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) exam.

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Program Outline

Course # Course Title Credits
1015011400 Networking 1 3.00
10150114C01 Differentiate between various networking equipment and how data flow through the network using both the OSI and TCP/IP models 0.50
10150114C02 Explain ethernet and how devices communicate on the network 0.50
10150114C03 Perform basic device configuration to setup and maintain network communication 0.50
10150114C04 Design ip addressing schemes to include classful and classless subnetting 0.75
10150114C05 Explain TCP/IP suite protocols 0.25
10150114C06 Build a small network 0.50
1080119500 Written Communication 3.00
10801195C01 Apply conventional elements of formal writing 1.00
10801195C02 Craft effective persuasive formal writing 1.00
10801195C03 Synthesize out sources with formal writing 1.00
1010712800 Introduction to Security 3.00
10107128C01 Investigate basic security concepts 0.75
10107128C02 Identify Policies and procedures to maintain business continuity 0.50
10107128C03 Investigate network threats and countermeasures to protect information systems 0.50
10107128C04 Implement measures to protect applications and data 0.50
10107128C05 Examine compliance standards in different business settings/environments 0.75
1015013000 Networking 2 3.00
10150130C01 Summarize and configure Routers and Routing protocols 0.50
10150130C02 Configure switches to include access methods and VLANS 0.50
10150130C03 Configure Access Control Lists 0.50
10150130C04 Configure Routers to perform DHCP and Network Address translation 0.75
10150130C05 Manage and Maintain Devices on the network 0.25

At A Glance

How You'll Learn


On Campus


Online Classes

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Multiple Start Dates

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Personalized Pace

2020 Start Dates

January 8 May 8 September 2
February 3 June 1 October 5
March 2 July 6 November 2

2021 Start Dates

January 6 March 1 June 7
February 1 May 7 July 5

What is Competency-Based Education?

Competency-Based Education (CBE) is learning at your own pace by mastering competencies through demonstration. Once all competencies for a program have been assessed and mastered, students will earn a certificate, diploma, or degree.

Approximate Cost


*Based on 10-level courses - materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Manage Information technology hardware.
  • Manage software.
  • Support computer networks.
  • Provide end user support.
  • Solve information technology problems.
  • Demonstrate customer service skills as an IT professional.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write interactive programs using a web interface.


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