CIS Professional Certificate in Telecommunications

Business Division
Certificate E0718

The CIS Professional Certificate in Telecommunications program is designed to prepare students for a career in the computer networking industry. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that prepare students to design, implement and manage the heterogeneous corporate network. The network administration courses emphasize network operating systems, network infrastructure and data communications. Students will acquire the skills to install and administer a Windows network, Virtualization, Active Directory, group policy, file system security, DNS, DHCP, Cisco routers, switches, network infrastructure, access control list, Virtual LAN (VLAN) and VLAN routing. Individual courses will assist students in preparing for industry certification exams such as Network+, Microsoft MCITP and Cisco CCNA. Opportunities available upon completion of the certificate program include entry-level and mid-management positions in Network Administration.

Required Courses

CISN 11Telecommunications Networking 3
CISN 11LTelecommunications/Networking Laboratory 0.5
CISN 24Window Server Network and Security Administration 3
CISN 24LWindow Server Network and Security Administration Laboratory 0.5
CISN 51Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing 3
CISN 51LCisco CCNA Networking and Routing Laboratory 0.5
Total Units10.5

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Explore Your Future in Network Administration and Security Management

The Guided Pathway of Study grid below offers a semester by semester plan for achieving the CIS Professional Certificate in Telecommunications as recommended by content Faculty Members and Counselors. 

If you are unable to meet this recommended plan, please make an appointment with a counselor who will assist you with developing your personal Guided Pathway of Study for this program. 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Semester 1Units
CISN 11 Telecommunications Networking 3
CISN 11L Telecommunications/Networking Laboratory 0.5
 Units3.5
Semester 2
CISN 24 Window Server Network and Security Administration 3
CISN 24L Window Server Network and Security Administration Laboratory 0.5
CISN 51 Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing 3
CISN 51L Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing Laboratory 0.5
 Units7
 Total Units10.5

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

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