Network Enterprise Administration (Certificate)

The Network Enterprise Administration certificate prepares students for careers in the Information Technology field, such as an entry-level computer technician or desktop support specialist. They will then learn to administer server network systems and services, preparing them for work as an entry-level systems administrator, windows engineer, network systems or network administrator, who are responsible for installing, configuring and administering server operating systems and services.

Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared to pursue industry recognized certifications such as CompTIA’s A+, Security +, Network + and Server +.

Most of the courses in this certificate program can also be applied toward the AS, Network System Technology. 

The program is designed for both full-time and part-time students. Courses are offered in an online and traditional formats to accommodate students’ varying schedules and learning preferences.

The following is a suggested sequence for the required courses:

Fall Semester: 12 Credit Hours

  • CTS 1131 – Computer Hardware 3 credits
  • CTS 1133 – Computer Software 3 credit hours
  • CGS 1100 – Computer Applications for Business 3 credits
  • Any additional 1000 or 2000 level computer course with a CGS, CTS, CNT, COP or SLS prefix 3 credits

Spring Semester: 11 Credit Hours

  • CNT 1000 – Computer Networking Essentials 3 credits
  • CTS 2120 Computer and Network Security (Security +) 3 credits
  • CTS 2334 – Microsoft Windows Server 3 credit
  • Any additional 1000 or 2000 level computer course with a CGS, CTS, CNT, COP or SLS prefix 2 credits

Fall Semester: 6 Credit Hours

  • CTS 2306 – Configuring Windows 3 credits
  • CTS 2346 – Microsoft Windows Server Administration 3 credits

Spring Semester: 3 Credit Hours

  • CTS 2392 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 3 credits

Earn Academic Credit for your Industry Certification

If you hold a valid industry certification earned within the last 3 years and have successfully completed at least 12 credit hours in the AS in Network System Technology program, you may receive fee academic credits toward the degree.

For more information contact:

Albert Nault Retention and Student Success Coordinator (239) 489-9402

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