Network Technician Certificate (NT41)

The Network Technician Technical Certificate of Credit program provides basic training in computer information systems networking. Students are introduced to the basic concepts of network administration. Upon graduation, students will be able to install, configure, and maintain networks using Windows networking software.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may find opportunities for work as entry-level technicians to install, configure and maintain networks using Windows networking software.

Admissions Criteria

  • Submit a completed application and application fee;
  • Be at least 16 years of age;
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
  • Meet the following assessment requirements:
Test Reading Writing Numerical Algebra
Accuplacer 36 30 23 NA
Accuplacer (Next Gen) 218 222 223 NA
Compass 70 32 26 NA
SAT 16 15 18 NA
SAT 270 280 310 NA
ACT 14 13 14 NA
ASSET 37 38 32 NA
PSAT 16 15 18 NA
GED NA 145 145 NA
TABE 461 NA 442 NA

Network Technician Certificate Curriculum

The curriculum for the Network Technician Certificate program is designed for the semester system. A student may enter the program fall and spring semesters. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 14 semester credit hours. The program requires a minimum of 330 contact hours and generally takes 2 semesters to complete.

Program Courses

Occupational Courses (14 Credits)

COLL 1010College & Career Success Skills


CIST 1001Computer Concepts


CIST 1401Computer Networking Fundamentals



CIST 2451Intro to Networks - CISCO


CIST Operating Systems Elective


Program Costs

Tuition ($100 per credit hour): $1,400

Fees ($385 per semester): $770

Books/Supplies: $600

(Costs are estimates and are subject to change.)