CIS Professional in Networking (Certificate M0809)

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Certificate M0809

The CIS Professional in Networking 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, Linux Networking, Cisco routers, switches, network infrastructure, access control list, Virtual LAN (VLAN) and VLAN routing. Individual courses will help students prepare for related industry certification exams such as Network+, Microsoft MCITP, Cisco CCNA and Red Hat RHCSA. Opportunities available upon completion of this certificate include entry-level and mid-management positions in Network Administration.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
CISN 11Telecommunications Networking3
CISN 11LTelecommunications/Networking Laboratory0.5
CISN 24Window Server Network and Security Administration3
CISN 24LWindow Server Network and Security Administration Laboratory0.5
CISN 34Linux Networking and Security3
CISN 34LLinux Networking and Security Laboratory0.5
CISN 51Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing3
CISN 51LCisco CCNA Networking and Routing Laboratory0.5
Total Units14

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Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • Configure and setup static routing.
  • Implement VLAN and VLAN routing.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
CISN 11 Telecommunications Networking 3
CISN 11L Telecommunications/Networking Laboratory .5
CISN 34 Linux Networking and Security 3
CISN 34L Linux Networking and Security Laboratory .5
Spring Term
CISN 24 Window Server Network and Security Administration 3
CISN 24L Window Server Network and Security Administration Laboratory .5
CISN 51 Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing 3
CISN 51L Cisco CCNA Networking and Routing Laboratory .5
Certificate: CIS Professional (Networking) M0809 9
Submit petition:, Student Tab #45 5
 Total Units14
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