Certificate as Networking Technician

IT CIS Level: Beginner/Intermediate - CIAT

IT Level:
Beginner/Intermediate

Computer Information Systems Program Length

Program Length:
20 Weeks

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# Of Courses:
4

Number of CIAT CIS Certifications

# Of Certifications:
2

Take The First Step to Becoming a Networking Technician

Accelerate your learning with hands-on technical training and problem solving skills critical for professional network technicians. This program will prepare you to successfully earn up to two Networking Technician Certifications (CompTIA Network+ and Cisco CCNA), so that you can demonstrate to future employers that you have the skills needed to be successful in the workplace. In addition, with CIAT’s stackable courses, all Certificate level courses count towards your completion of an Associate or Bachelor degree.

Program Eligibility
  • Prior industry experience needed: 12 months+
  • Prior industry certifications recommended: CompTIA A+
What You'll Learn

The Computer Network Technician Certificate program helps early-stage IT professionals move beyond the basics of hardware and software troubleshooting to build a specialized career in network administration.

  • Design, configure, and troubleshoot common wired and wireless networks and network devices
  • Learn about emerging technologies such as mobile, cloud, unified communications and virtualization technologies
  • Configure and troubleshoot LANs, WANs, TCP/IP, cabling, network applications, and more.
  • Install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network
  • Configure Cisco routers and switches using Cisco Packet Tracker virtual simulation tools
  • Master basic network security skills using Cisco networking platform
Campus Options
  • National City, California (Online & Hybrid) 
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico (Online, Hybrid Coming Soon)
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Immersive, Hands-On Learning With At-Home Lab Kits

CIAT’s IT and networking foundational courses combine live, interactive lectures with Build-Your-Own-Computer kits where students learn to build their own computers at home to provide an immersive, hands-on learning experience.

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Fully Accredited School

2022 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status two years running in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

2021 Best Cybersecurity Programs

2021 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

2018 Academic Circle of Excellence award badge

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

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MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

Fully Accredited School

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Talk to an Advisor

Request an appointment with one of our IT expert Admissions Advisors for personalized guidance on building your education plan. You’ll be able to book an appointment instantly for a time that fits your schedule. 

Enrollment Deadline - July 24, 2023!

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