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Network Virtualization—Certificate

Network developers install and configure the virtualization server platform, as well as troubleshoot and manage virtualized clients.

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, data communications analysts, network technicians, network specialists, network systems technicians, network troubleshooters, and systems administrators; 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.


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.