Networking Degrees & Certifications

About Our Networking Degrees & Certifications

At CIAT, the overarching goal of our networking programs is to provide our graduates with the skills and knowledge necessary to maintain and develop infrastructure for computer networks. Typically, network engineers are responsible for planning and implementing computer data networks. Those may include local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), and encrypted networks.

There are many areas of concentration within the networking umbrella. CIAT offers one networking degree program and three networking certificate programs. We currently offer an AAS in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in networking, along with networking certifications in Computer Information Software, Networking Security Tech, and Computer Tech. If you’re looking to become a customer success engineer, software programmer or network monitoring technician, then CIAT is definitely the place for you.

Networking Degrees & Certifications

At CIAT, we offer practical training to make sure that you’re job-ready the second you graduate. With flexible schedules and a digital campus, we aim to empower the working student.

Networking

AAS in Computer Information Systems - Networking Concentration

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems program provides students with the foundational skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain network systems in business environments. Major topics covered include hardware technologies, operating systems, networking, routing, security, and database management. This program prepares students for careers in a variety of positions including information security technician, LAN administrator, network administrator,
technical support specialist, PC technician, IT support team lead, and more.

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Certificate in Computer Information Systems - Networking Concentration

Our CIS Networking Certification is perfect for those who are looking for careers in a variety of positions including information security technician, LAN administrator, junior network administrator, technical support specialist, and PC technician. Major topics covered include hardware technologies, operating systems, networking, routing, security, and database management. Fortunately for our students, demand for information technology workers is high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks.

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Network Security Technician Certification

CIAT’s Certificate as Networking Security Technician program is designed for the computer network technician who wants to expand their breadth of focus into the area of computer security. It provides the foundational skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain network systems in business environments. Major topics covered include hardware technologies, operating systems, networking, routing, local area network (LAN) security, wireless network security (WAN), and authentication, encryption and authorization techniques.

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Computer Technician Certification

The Certificate as Computer Technician program provides students with the foundational skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain computer systems in business environments. Major topics covered include hardware technologies, operating systems, networking and security. This program prepares graduates for entry-level positions as technical support specialists, help desk technicians and PC technicians. Graduates will be able to discuss network infrastructure and perform the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of various operating systems.

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Why Choose CIAT

We’re here for you. Whether you’re just starting out, making a career change, or transitioning back into civilian life, CIAT will prepare you for success.

Our school helps students create rewarding careers in IT, software development, graphic design, and web design. At CIAT, our combination of theoretical knowledge with hands-on training and top-notch job placement services will take your career to the next level. Are you ready?

How Can Our IT School Benefit You?

From our esteemed faculty of academic professionals to our personalized class schedules, we tailor our options to suit your needs. We want you to thrive at CIAT.

Practical Training

CIAT offers hands-on training in conjunction with competitive academic programs to deliver a comprehensive education in IT, software development, Microsoft platforms, and media arts.

Flexible Schedules

We offer day, evening, and weekend schedules that work for your life. Our students can enroll in classes at either of our campus locations or online.

Small Class Size

CIAT students receive personalized attention. We’re committed ensuring that you feel like part of our community with small class sizes. Many students are even on a first-name basis with our staff.

Job Placement

Our top-notch job placement services will set you up for success. We offer advanced notice of job openings, interview preparation techniques, resume editing tutorials, and career counseling assistance.

Success Stories

Your accomplishments are our accomplishments. At California Institute of Arts & Technology, our mission is to prepare you for professional and individual growth with innovative, cutting-edge vocational and career advancement programs. How do we do all that? Read honest feedback from our students below to find out.

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