Network developers must demonstrate basic knowledge of computer literacy, software application support, basic hardware configuration, networking technologies, troubleshooting, security and administration.
Problem analysis and problem solving skills are essential. Successful network developers should understand organizational plans and have the ability to design and implement a network that can meet business needs.
The purpose of this program is to prepare students to enter the workforce as cabling specialists, network control operators, network technicians, network systems technicians and network troubleshooters; or, to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations. Upon successful completion of this program, an individual may transfer into the two-year Associate in Science in Network Systems Technology degree program.
The courses in this program also are part of the Associate in Science degree in Network Systems Technology. Upon completion, students need to contact the Admissions and Student Records office to apply for certificate(s). Students are encouraged to complete courses in the AS degree program.
The coursework is aligned with the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) industry certification.
This program can be completed in approximately one year if students attend classes on a full-time basis.
This program can be completed on the West Campus in New Port Richey.